European Master in Biological and Chemical Engineering for a Sustainable Bioeconomy

AgroParisTech - France

Institut national 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 200 years. It is the leading French Graduate School in Agronomy, Environment, Life Sciences and Food Technology.

"QS Top Universities" ranking in the category "Agriculture & Forestry” 2021

  • 4th in the world
  • 3rd in Europe

"ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking, Academic Ranking of World Universities 2021"

Considered as a leading higher education establishment in life science and as a founding member of the University of Paris-Saclay, AgroParisTech was a major contributor to its success in the 2021 ranking: ranked 12 for Agricultural Science, 30 for Biotechnology and 76-100 for Food Science.

French ranking of engineering schools 2021

  • 17th for the “Academic Excellence” criterion
  • 1st in the “Agriculture” category

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 Palaiseau in the Parisian region and AgroParisTech has throughout France: 8 sites five campuses, one site, an experimental farm and a branch campus.

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.

- Updated December 2022 -