BSc + MSc i-SAFE International Sustainable Agribusiness and Food Engineering

Presentation

An engineering training 100% in English

Do you want to pursue an international career and contribute to solving the major challenges facing the planet?

The i-SAFE program is :

  • a curriculum 100% in English leading to an engineering degree;   
  • develop highly sustainable agriculture; create innovative agri-food products; preserve natural resources; manage companies by integrating CSR;   
  • an innovative pedagogy (seminar, reverse class, workshop, field and especially learning by searching and doing!) and small classes;   
  • Dedicated infrastructures: experimental greenhouses, high-tech laboratories, innovation center (AgroRtech, AgriLab), experimental modules (Vertical Farming, FarmBot, Aquaponie...).   
  • 4 study trips in the preparatory cycle, multiple international mobility in the engineering cycle and the possibility of a double degree.   
  • 52 weeks of internships and simulations

Key information

  • duration of training: 5 years   
  • teaching in English   
  • recruitment from Bac to Bac+5   
  • place of training : Rouen   
  • engineering degree in Agronomy and Agro-industry authorized by the Commission des Titres d'Ingénieur (CTI) (Engineering Titles Commission)   
  • Scholarship from 10 to 75%
  • tuition fees: see here
93%

Net employment rate one year after leaving school

2

Semesters abroad minimum

52

Possible internship weeks in France or abroad.

The program

Study of living system

Climate and Earth envelope / Cell biology / Biodiversity systematic / Soil sciences / Genetics / Physiology on living organisms / Animal systematic / Micro-organisms / Immunology / Agronomy / Applied animal physiology / Ecosystem: how does it work? / Microbiology : mycology & virology / Molecular biology / Animal feeding / Applied animal physiology / Agroindustry biochemistry / Physics / Biomolecules

Food systems & quality

Chemical kinetics / Thermochemistry / Metabolic biochemistry and enzymology / Fluid mechanics / Physical thermodynamics / Agroindustrial biochemistry / Atomistic & chemistry bounds / Organic chemistry / Physics

Entrepreneurship & innovation

Methodology of work in engineering school / Introduction to farming systems / Duo day / Sustainable development project study / Sustainable engineer / International farming systems / Marketing approach french food / Law and political sciences / Personal project / Company : organization and operations / Environment, operations, farm analysis 

Information systems & digital transformation

Logic / Integral calculus and differential equations / One variable functions and limited development / Descriptive statistics / Engineer tools / Database - SQL / Linear algebra / Inferential statistics / Statistical test practices / Descriptive statistics / Probability / Functions of several variables and optimization / Algorithm and programming

International trade & business administration

Geopolitics / Business operation / General economy / Political sciences and governance / Accounting / Account management /  Agricultural policy / Rural sociology / International agriculture / Circular economy

Social skills ans self-building

Innovate - Engage - Serve / Professional project / Personal development tools / Cross-cultural studies / Interculturality /  Ethics & social responsability / Languages (German, Spanish, Portuguese, English) / Sport / Weekly seminar

Specialization

Choose one of our 17 specializations from :

  • Prevention & Health Benefit
  • Food Quality and R&D
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Consulting & Business Administration
  • Tropical Ag & Food
  • Ag & Food Data Management
  • Agronomy
  • Livestock Management
  • Food Processes
  • Plant Breeding (Erasmus Mundus)
  • Urban Ag & Green Cities
  • Agro-ecology, soil, water & land management
  • International Trade
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Agrologistics
  • Sustainable management
  • Circular economy

Internship

4th year internship

Pre-professional experience of 16 weeks in a company or laboratory or work on your business creation project.

end-of-study internship (5th year)

Pre-professional experience of 24 weeks in a company or laboratory or work on your business creation project.

Double diplomas

Complete your 5th year at a university that has a dual degree agreement with UniLaSalle.

 

1st year internship

6 weeks in a farm or food industry, internationally.

3rd year internship

Internship or individual project of 6 weeks, internationally.

4th year internship

16 weeks of internship in research and development, in a company, laboratory or startup

End of studies internship

Pre-professional experience in a company, laboratory or startup, lasting 24 weeks

Grades 1 and 2 : Study Trips

1 study trip per semester for the first two years in France, Rome, Barcelona and Brussels.

3rd year: Go-LaSalle

Semester abroad in a Lasallian university (USA, Brazil, Costa Rica, Philippines...).

Year 5: Mandatory International Experience

Semester or double degree or Master Thesis abroad.

Go to one of our 228 partner universities around the world.

Admission

  • Secondary school diploma which is equivalent to the French Baccalaureate.
    To find out how your secondary school diploma is valid in France check for your country of origin on http://www.ciep.fr/en/enicnaric-france
  • Strong academic prerequisit background (specialisation in math, physics or biology).
  • Proficiency in English; equivalent B2; TOEIC IBT 600, TOEFL IBT 80, IELTS 6.0, Cambridge FCE. Students who have completed their previous education in English are exempted from this requirement.
  • Bachelor year 2 or year 3 required
  • Strong academic prerequisit background (specialisation in math, physics or biology).
  • Proficiency in English; equivalent B2; TOEIC IBT 600, TOEFL IBT 80, IELTS 6.0, Cambridge FCE. Students who have completed their previous education in English are exempted from this requirement.

Careers opportunities

  • Green Chemistry Director in Industry
  • Plant and animal breeder selector
  • Supply / Collection Manager
  • Cooperative director
  • Biofuels project manager
  • Head of farm
  • Head of an agronomic service
  • Environmental manager
  • Collection manager for a waste recycling company
  • Wind project coordinator
  • Impact studies officer
  • Eco-advisor
  • Wealth manager
  • Regional Natural Area Director
  • Hydraulics
  • Analysis laboratory manager ...
  • Research & Development Engineer
  • Marketing director
  • Quality Manager
  • Production director
  • Store manager in large-scale distributors
  • Logistics manager
  • Import / Export zone manager ...
  • Sales engineer in intermediate products and consumer products for the food industry
  • Purchaser of fresh products in supermarkets
  • Advertising and sales promotion manager
  • Marketing researcher in a research company
  • Business advisor
  • Credit Analyst
  • Bank Account Manager
  • Project manager
  • Agricultural commodities broker (Trader)
  • Technical sales engineer in agro-supply
  • Agro-IT
  • Financial and Administrative Manager...

Contact

Anthony VOISINE
In charge of promoting international training courses