About

Started in 2008, Agrocampus Ouest is a French institute of agriculture, life science, food and landscape studies run under "Institut Agro". It has 2 campuses in France, including Renne and one in Angers. Agrocampus Ouest courses run under life and environmental sciences degrees with excellent preparation for training and research in sectors ranging from food production to landscape architecture in France. Agrocampus Ouest offers three training programs: master, MSc in Engineering, and PhD. Agrocampus is ranked among the top 150 universities for agricultural and forestry studies.

Top Reasons to Study in the Agrocampus Ouest

  • Agrocampus Ouest-University has two campuses with more than 2000 students running six major departments for research and teaching.
  • In collaboration with national and international research organizations, Agrocampus Ouest conducts extensive academic and applied research, providing international exposure to the research work.
  • Master's and PhD students across its five campuses gain a comprehensive strategy to resolve the world's societal and environmental concerns. It has 210 research professors who operate in 36 research units.

Cost of Studying at Agrocampus Ouest

Average tuition fee

NA


Living expenses

Average living expenses (Bachelors)

€9,038

Average living expenses (Masters)

€9,038

Average on-campus living expenses

€5,268

Rankings for The Agrocampus Ouest

US News Ranking

#1207

US World and News Report

Admissions at The Agrocampus Ouest

How to Apply at Agrocampus Ouest

  • Download the application form from the official website.
  • Fill the mentioned details carefully.
  • Post your application to the admission office of the university.

Note: There is no Agrocampus Ouest application fee.


Documents Required to Apply to Agrocampus Ouest

  • Passport size photo
  • Passport copy
  • English Proficiency proof 
  • French proficiency proof
  • Academic records
  • Gradesheets (french or english translated)
  • Degree certificates
  • VISA
  • Financial Support Proof
  • Recommendation Letters

Exams Accepted By the University

Agrocampus Ouest admission for international students applying for french programs are required to provide french proficiency proof. Following are the tests approved by the institute.

Proficiency Examination

Minimum Eligibility Level

DELF

B2

TEF

B2

TCF

B2

English Proficiency Requirements

To study in English courses, the Agrocampus Ouest requirements for the admission process need to have at least B2 level expertise in all courses. Check below various exams accepted by Agrocampus Ouest.

English Proficiency Exam

Minimum Scoring

TOEFL (Paper)

550

TOEFL (CBT)

215

TOEFL (Internet)

79

IELTS

6.5

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Courses

Students

International Students

% of international students in the university

10

Total International Students in the university

200


Alumni

Every year, Agrocampus Ouest provides the world with more than 3750 experts in the field of agricultural and life sciences. Some of the notable alumni includes Notable alumni of Agrocampus Ouest are:

  • Isabelle Autissier (Writer and Sailor)
  • Louis Malassis (Agronomist)
  • Thomas Cavel (Researcher
  • Dacian Cioloș (Parliament member)

Campus

Number of campuses the university has
2

Campus locations
Angers

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Transportation in the city

From station take line 1 to ( To belle belle University. It will take 20-30 minutes, drop at "Maison de la Technopole".  By car take the right turn to Andre Le Notre and take the exit to reach Agro Campus de Angers.


Student life

  • Rennes and Angers are jointly called AGROCAMPUS OUEST. Agriculture and food science are the focus of Rennes Campus and Angers Campus, which focuses on landscaping and horticulture.
  • Agrocampus Ouest campuses offer students a number of academic and extracurricular amenities and services, such as a library, dormitories, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programmes, as well as administrative support.
  • The Sports Office (BDS) of the Rennes campus and the Sports Association (AS) of the Angers campus are both student-run organizations. The Sports Association is affiliated with the FFSU, encouraging students to engage in sports both inside the school and in competition.
  • The Bureau des Arts et Associations at Rennes campus promotes and organises activities such as Art Week, shows, concerts and other events.

 


On campus accomodation

  • For students, there are no student residences on the Agrocampus Ouest Angers Campus. The foreign relations department allows students a one-month stay in the partner university apartments till they find alternative options.
  • On the Renne campus, there are 3 dormitories with a total of 270 beds available for students (with priority given to foreign applicants).
  • Dormitories have a full catering system.
  • The rent of occupancy at the Renne campus is EUR 270 (INR 21600) per month plus other bills.
  • The room has amenities such as a cupboard, mattress, bed, attached bathroom, etc.
  • For off-campus accommodation, students can use colocation, homestays, private residences, or apartments.

Faculty

University Faculty Stats

Agrocampus Ouest has 495 staff members with 130 academic facilities.

Opportunities

Research opportunities at university

Agrocampus Ouest has more than 36 research units led by more than 200 research experts. Students from masters, PHD, and MSc programmes get a chance to work on national and international projects.


Internship opportunities (Part time job opportunities)

Agrocampus ouest provides short course and long course internship opportunities to its students with a duration of 1-3 months and 3-6 months, respectively. Interns are placed in organizations, businesses, companies, research laboratories, or NGOs.


Placement - Companies and average salaries offered

The Agrocampus Ouest has successfully maintained a decent placement rate throughout the years. Even most graduates from this colleges start to earn within the six months of graduation.

Contact


Email

contact@agrocampus-ouest.fr

Address

10 Rue Doyen Denis Leroy, 35000 Rennes, France


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FAQs

1. How many programmes does Agrocampus Ouest offer in English?
Agrocampus France has three English-taught master's degrees:

  • International Master in Rural Development (IMRD)
  • Plant Health in Sustainable Cropping Systems
  • TEAM-Actors: Transitions in environmental and agrifood systems management

2. What are the tuition fees for Agrocampus Ouest courses?
The tuition fees range from course to course. Students can use self funded as well as scholarship based admission. The tuition fee for the English taught masters programme is EUR 9000 (INR 480,000) per year.

3. For French courses, what level is required?
At least B2 or C1 is required for master's courses.

4. How long should the recommendation letter be?
The recommendation letter can be any length, but it must have the following: referee details, contact details, an official signature, and a stamp.

5. Where are the agro campuses of the Ouest based?
Agrocampus Ouest campuses are based in the cities of Rennes and Angers.