Formation

MAS/DAS Integrated Crop Management

Summary

ICM is a sustainable agricultural production system that improves overall crop health with minimal impact on the environment. It optimizes yield and profitability, and takes into consideration pest management, soil care, seed selection, crop nutrition, water management, rural economics, landscape management and agricultural policy. 

Objectives

  • Provide knowledge in the field of sustainable agriculture
  • Promote the adoption of sound crop management principles, in particular in developing countries.
  • Address global challenges related to agriculture such as food security, resource management and environmental change.

Target audience

  • Scientists
  • Teachers
  • Extension officers
  • Policy makers
  • Post graduate students
     

Admission conditions

 

Admission to the MAS ICM :
Persons holding a Master from a Swiss higher education school in Natural sciences or in agronomy or any degree judged equivalent;
Persons holding a Bachelor d from a Swiss higher education school in Natural sciences or in agronomy or any degree judged equivalent and who have at least three years of professional experience.
Admission to the DAS ICM :
Persons holding a degree from a Swiss higher education school in Natural sciences or in agronomy or any degree judged equivalent;
Persons with a sufficient professional education level and who have at least three years of professional experience.

Degree

Master of Advanced Studies (MAS), 60 ECTS
Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS),  39 ECTS
 

Date

Begins on March 3, 2015
Delémont, Jura
 

Registration

Registration for the MAS ICM is a two-step process:
  1. The first step is to determine if the applicant is qualified and eligible,
  2. The second step is the official registration as a student of the University of Neuchâtel.
Application (for evaluation of eligibility):
To apply for registration into the MAS ICM fill in the application form and send this together to mas.icm@unine with
  • A one-page letter of motivation,
  • Your curriculum vitae (max. two pages)
  • Two letters of recommendation.

Fees

MAS : CHF 15'000.-
DAS : CHF 14'000.-
 

 

Deadline for application

September, 1st, 2015

Date

March, 3rd, 2015 to November 2015

Language

Lieu

Delémont, Jura

Responsable académique

Prof. Ted Turlings

Laboratory FARCE

University of Neuchâtel

Contact et informations

André Gassmann
Cabi, Delémont
 
University of Neuchâtel