Deadline Master of Science Food Identity

Food Identity

Closing dates for the 2020-2022 intake:

February 29, 2020 for the Erasmus Mundus scholarships // Applications for Erasmus Mundus scholarships are over.

First campaign Jan 31, 2nd campaign April 30, 3rd campaign July 12 (EU residents only) for self-funding applicants

 

ATTENTION: due to the COVID-19 worldwide situation, results of the Erasmus Mundus scholarships have been postponed. Thank you for your patience.

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MSc Food Identity

MSc Food Identity: 2-year programme of Higher education in both Food Science and agribusiness for local and traditional food products, full time, TAUGHT IN English and French

Become an expert in the development of local and traditional food products

The  joint MSc programme Food Identity with a partnership of 5 higher education and research institutions in 4 EU countries (France, Italy Romania and Greece) + 11 associated partners (SMEs, food companies cluster, NGO and other non-EU univ.) is dedicated to the development of local and traditional food products (50% Food Sc., 50% Agri-food business, 100% local and traditional food & products of origin with a European vision and a global context).

Our MSc 2-years programme started in 2009 has graduated more than 163 students since 2011 from 56 different nationalities so far. Our MSc programme Food Identity is accredited by the ministry of Education and permit to continue in a PhD position. MSc Food Identity is also labelled Erasmus Mundus 2019-2025. To Apply to the EM scholarship (on top of applying to the MSc Food ID), you just need to select this option in the application procedure in OLAGE system.

We accept candidates with BSc level in the field of Life and Food Science as well as Human science (businesss, management or sociology). We accept candidates without French skill but with a good level in English. MSc programme taught mainly in English but learning French language during master 1 (to reach B2) is mandatory for some professional activities during semester 3. Last semester is for MSc thesis during a 6-month length internship in company or in lab.

The course is coordinated by the Ecole Supérieure d'Agricultures (ESA) in Angers (France) with an international consortium and was granted "Erasmus Mundus" from 2011 to 2017 and is granted again "Erasmus Mundus" 2019-2025.

For 2020 intake, first year 2020-2021:
⇒ 1rst Semester at ESA ANGERS - FRANCE

⇒ 2 months at  UCSC Piacenza - ITALY
⇒ 4 months at USAMV Cluj-Napoca - ROMANIA
⇒ 2 weeks at Centre for Research & Technology Thermi Thassaloniki - GREECE

Second year 2021-2022:
⇒ 1st Semester at VetAgro Sup Lempdes - FRANCE
⇒ 2nd Semester: Internship.

ESA is delivering a total of 120 ECTS allows students to graduate a "DNM" (Diplôme National de Master, since 2009) with Angers public university (France) and VetAgroSup Clermont, this grade is recognised by the French Ministry of Instruction and Research (Ministère de l'Education et de la Recherche -décret 20170963 ; mention : Sciences et technologie de l’agriculture, de l’alimentation et de l’environnement). Accreditation here. more info on degrees on the website http://masterfoodidentity.com/

The international Relations Office of ESA will help students with visa applications, accomodation, administrative matters upon arrival in France.

Requirements:

  • To attend this course, students must have successfully completed a diploma of higher education in science. It can be, for example a “Bachelor of Science” (3 years of scientific training or economic or sociology science), a MSc degree, or equivalent diploma for other countries.

  • LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:
    ENGLISH: A good level of English is compulsory (TOEIC: 550 points or equivalent). For native-English speakers, only a certificate drawn by the University prooving that the medium of instruction was english is enough (for the OLAGE application file).
    FRENCH: As the program is totally taught in English, French is no more a requirement for the first year of this Master's course. But students will have to learn FRENCH for the second year because part of the program takes place in France at VetAgro Sup Clermont-Ferrand.
    Other languages, in particular those spoken in partner universities, are a good asset.
  • Candidates will also be asked to prove their interest for the food sector.

Selection process:

STEP 1: examination of fully completed application forms
STEP 2: oral interviews by Skype (30-45 minutes) with the academic committee for pre-selection candidates
STEP 3: academic committee makes public the admitted students
STEP 4: admission letters are sent to admitted students

INFORMATION AVAILABLE:

CONTENT of the Master FOOD IDENTITY programme available on its dedicated website: http://www.masterfoodidentity.com/ 
Course guide available here
See the Prezi 
here
and the Brochure cohort 7 (2015-2017): 
here

Short presentation videos with alumni interviews:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XFEYkg1AAA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3m-fPWkVvA

     Diploma ceremony September 2018 in video

     https://youtu.be/XUiDs-Oh4wA

     Diploma ceremony September 2017 in video

     http://masterfoodidentity.com/diploma-ceremony-2017-in-video/

The public Facebook of the Master of Science Food IDentity

https://www.facebook.com/MScFoodIdentity/

The link toward the public page on FB managed by the alumni Food ID

https://www.facebook.com/FoodIdentityAssociation/?fref=ts

Instagram

https://www.instagram.com/msc_foodidentity/

Primary contact : Dr. MONGONDRY Philippe This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The students of MSc Food Identity have mainly contributed to the last FAO report on economic impact of GI on sustainable food systems

http://www.fao.org/family-farming/detail/en/c/1128101/

full pdf : http://www.fao.org/3/I8737EN/i8737en.pdf

and the booklets of graduated students (we edit these booklets every year)

2019

https://esacloud.groupe-esa.com/index.php/s/55evFUrGP3ouavp

2018 Success stories

https://esacloud.groupe-esa.com/index.php/s/6ngKDQLqxBH07IR

2017

https://esacloud.groupe-esa.com/index.php/s/HNqJgrW8yAogczC

2016

http://fr.calameo.com/read/0050250897e3fdb6e353b

2015

https://esacloud.groupe-esa.com/index.php/s/Rz5N6BaZzmie4fM

2014

https://esacloud.groupe-esa.com/index.php/s/wDuTbPT899LQV0n

2013

https://esacloud.groupe-esa.com/index.php/s/mox79epQc7uS0u9

2012 

https://esacloud.groupe-esa.com/index.php/s/vPDLak5ElkvcTcY

2011

https://esacloud.groupe-esa.com/index.php/s/31lzCgb1xoqyl1g

 

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