European Master in Biological and Chemical Engineering for a Sustainable Bioeconomy

AgroParisTech - France

Institut des sciences et industries du vivant et de l’environnement (AgroParisTech)

AgroParisTech – Paris Institute of Technology for Life, Food and Environmental Sciences – is a French public institute with a rich history that spans over 180 years. It is the leading French Graduate School in Agronomy, Environment, Life Sciences and Food Technology, ranked 1st in France and 4th worldwide on the QS ranking in the “Agriculture and Forestry" discipline in 2019. It was also ranked 17th worldwide at “ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019 - Agricultural Sciences”.

Its forward-looking approach is aimed at addressing the main global challenges of the 21st century : Feeding the population in a sustainable way, Protecting natural resources, Fostering innovation , Developing the bioeconomy.

Its headquarters is situated in Paris with campuses in the Parisian region and throughout France. AgroParisTech is the coordinator of the Bioceb Master course. Since 2015 AgroParisTech is a founding member of Université Paris Saclay, the new French high-tech and innovation hub gathering 14 prestigious higher education and research institutions, with no fewer than 2 Nobel Prize winners and 6 Fields medalists.”

Students life and facilities:

AgroParisTech provides accommodation to international students (they have a priority over the French students) at the International Students Cité of Paris

The cost of living is around €1,000 per month in Paris and €800 outside Paris (including accommodation).

Students Association:
AgroBienvenue is an association composed of a group of AgroParisTech students.

We aim to help you integrate into the institute and answer your questions, whether you wish to know more about administrative procedures or any other topic... But AgroParisTech is also here to foster cultural exchange by organising many activities and meetings. We look forward to helping you make this experience a successful one in every way.

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- Updated November 2019 -