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2015 Agricultural Transformation by Innovation (AgTraIn) Joint Doctoral Programme

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Application Deadline: 1st November 2014

Agricultural Transformation by Innovation (AgTraIn) is a three-year world-class Joint Doctoral Programme (180 ECTS). AgTraIn is part of the Erasmus Mundus programme initiated by the European Commission to enhance and promote European higher education throughout the world

The AgTraIn programme provides you with a single entry-point access to top-level and up-to-date research on agricultural transformation within the scientific fields of the programme. The programme is jointly developed and delivered by a six-university consortium consisting of

  • University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Universita degli Studi di Catania, Italy
  • University College of Cork, Ireland
  • Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
  • Montpellier SupAgro, France
  • Wageningen University, The Netherlands

In addition, a string of globally important institutions and networks in the AgTraIn scientific fields have joined AgTraIn as Associate Partners:

  • Institute Agronomique et Veterinaire Hasan II, Morocco
  • Kasetsart University, Thailand
  • Makerere University, Uganda
  • University of São Paulo, Brazil
  • Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), Uganda
  • Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), Philippines
  • Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE), Costa Rica
  • CGIAR Challenge Programme on Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), Denmark
  • Promoting Local Innovation (PROLINNOVA), The Netherlands
  • Young Professionals Platformon Agricultural Research for Development (YPARD), Germany

Fellowships

Every year approximately 8-10 fellowships will be available to academically outstanding applicants. There is one annual call for applications; short-listed applicants are invited to present and discuss their proposals.

 

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