FEDE SCHOOLS

FRANCE - VILLENAVE D'ORNON

The ISNAB (Institut des Sciences de la Nature et de l’Agroalimentaire de Bordeaux) is a private higher educational institution located in Villenave d’Ornon, France, close to the Bordeaux universities site. The institution offers initial higher educational courses in agriculture.

ISNAB puts practical experience and career prospects at the heart of its teaching programmes and has numerous partnerships with local businesses.

The institution aims to combine theory and practice in order to ensure its students’ successful integration into the job market.

Alongside high-quality teaching and supervision to guide students in fulfilling their potential, ISNAB also offers a first-rate study environment, the latest digital technology and frequent supplementary activities (visits, study trips, 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 degrees offered Environment and sustainable development
  • European Bachelor’s in Environmental Technology

Other programmes and certificates:

BTSA
  • Analysis, Operations and Strategy for Agricultural Businesses
  • Water Management
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Technology and Sales of Wines and Spirits
Professional bachelor’s
  • Environmental Protection, Specialising in Technology and Water Management
  • Industrial Production Management: Agricultural and Food Industry

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMES:

Programmes taught in English:
  • WSET (Wine and Spirit Education Trust), levels 1 and 2
French as a foreign language lessons:
  • Help with French available for international students enrolled in the BTSA in Technology and Sales

ESTABLISHMENT APPROVED BY FEDE

STRENGTHS OF THE SCHOOL

  • Network of partner businesses: Colas, Bordeaux Port Atlantique and others
  • Partnerships with foreign higher educational institutions
  • Innovative teaching (projects, games, mental management etc.)
  • Career-oriented student activities: CROUS tastings, tasting workshops open to the public etc.
  • Possibility of internships abroad (frequent destinations include Québec, China, Australia and South Africa)
  • Erasmus+ Charter
  • Career-oriented study trips for BTSA students
  • Self-service computer labs
  • Information and reference centre
  • Four labs for practical assignments: microbiology, chemistry, hydraulics-automation and sensory and taste analysis
  • Access to the technology platform AGIR (Agro-alimentiare, Innovation, Recherche) for BTSA STA

ADDRESS(ES) AND CONTACTS

ISNAB - 2 Impasse Charles Tellier - 33140 Villenave d'Ornon, France Phone: +33 (0)5.56.84.47.90 administration@isnab.fr www.isnab.com

KEY FIGURES:

  • Number of students: 230
  • Percentage of foreign students: 6.5 %
  • Number of teaching staff: 28
  • Percentage of international teachers: 2 %
  • Number of PhDs: 3
  • Number of alumni: 79
  • Number of internships offered per year: 12-16 weeks of internship depending on the programme
  • Partnerships: Système U, La Maison Joanne, SUEZ, La Chambre d’Agriculture, CREAQ, Association Girondine pour l’Agriculture Paysanne, Jeunes Agriculteurs, L’Institut du Goût
  • Accreditation: WSET
  • Prize: awarded for the Bachelor’s in Environmental Technology in 2016
  • Contact for enrolment: 2-year BTSA: administration@isnab.fr 1-year BTSA GEMEAU: Aurélie Garnier (garnier@isnab.fr) Bachelor’s in Environmental Technology: Valérie Hervé (herve@isnab.fr) Professional bachelor’s programmes: University of Bordeaux


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