FEDE SCHOOLS

FRANCE - VILLENAVE D'ORNON

ISNAB, the Institute of Natural Sciences and Agribusiness of Bordeaux, is a private higher education school based near the University of Bordeaux campus, in Villenave d’Ornon (France), which offers initial training programmes.

ISNAB puts practice and professionalisation at the heart of its pedagogical approach, and is as such endowed with many partnerships with local economic stakeholders.

The institution thus wishes to blend theoretical education with practical education in order to prepare its students to successfully integrate the market.

Keen on the quality of its education and its students’ fulfilment, ISNAB also offers an excellent work environment, efficient digital tools as well as regular pedagogical activities (visits, study trips, participation in forums, etc.).

The FEDE is an INGO International Non-Governmental Organisation and a supranational institution that was created in 1963, which is endowed with participatory status with the Council of Europe. It federates an international network comprised of over 500 higher and professional education institutions in 35 countries across 4 continents, which share a common project that is hinged on academic excellence, pedagogical innovation, scientific research and openness to the world. The FEDE delivers 90 European degrees that are available in English and in the national language, from the Foundation Degree, the European Bachelor’s Degree, the European Master’s Degree to the DBA Doctorate of Business Administration. The FEDE counts an international network of over 180,000 alumni.

PROGRAMMES AND DIPLOMAS:

FEDE European degrees offered:

Other programmes and certificates:

  • BTSA: Analysis, Governance and Strategy of an Agricultural Business - Water Administration and Management - Food Science and Technology – Technical/Commercial Wines & Spirits
  • Professional Bachelor's Degree: Environmental Protection - Health Water Technologies and Administration Speciality: Industrial Production Administration: Agribusiness Industries Careers

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMES:

Courses taught in english: 
  • WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) level 1 and 2.
French as Foreign Language: 
  • FLE tutoring for Technical/Commercial BTSA for foreign students.

ESTABLISHMENT APPROVED BY FEDE

STRENGTHS OF THE SCHOOL

  • A network of partner companies
  • Partnerships with advanced foreign institutions
  • Innovative pedagogical activities (projects pedagogy, pedagogy through games, introduction to mental management, etc.)
  • Student activities with a professional purpose: tasting events for the CROUS students’ body, taste-learning workshops for the public, etc.
  • Possibility of internships abroad (among the most recurring destinations: Canada (Quebec), China, Australia, South Africa, etc.)
  • Erasmus+ Charter
  • Professional study trips for BTSA
  • Self-service computer rooms
  • Documentation and Information Centre (CDI)
  • 4 functional laboratories for practical lessons in microbiology, chemistry, hydraulics-automation, sensorial analysis and tasting.
  • Access to a technological platform (AGIR: Agribusiness Innovation Research) for BTSA STA
Student associations: 
  • Students’ Office
  • Sports association
  • ISNAB Sans Frontière (ISNAB Without Borders)

ADDRESS(ES) AND CONTACTS

KEY FIGURES:

Number of students: 230 - Percentage or number of foreign students: 6.5% - Number of teaching staff: 28 - Percentage of international lecturers: 2 Number of Ph.D. holders: 3 - Number of alumni members: 79 - Number of internships offered per year: Between 12 and 16 weeks of internships depending on the programmes (for each programme corporate internship periods are compulsory) - Partnerships: Système U / Maison Joanne / SUEZ / The Chamber of Agriculture / CREAQ / Gironde Association for Countryside Farming (AGAP) / Young Farmers (JA) / The Taste Institute - Accreditations: For the WSET - Excellence awards: For the Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Techniques in 2016 - Contact for registration:

  • For the BTSA in 2 years: administration@isnab.fr
  • For the BTSA GEMEAU in 1 year: Ms. Aurélie Garnier - garnier@isnab.fr
  • For the Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Techniques: Ms. Valérie Hervé - herve@isnab.fr
  • For Professional Bachelor’s Degrees: The University of Bordeaux


SHARING EDUCATION, SHAPING THE FUTURE