Erasmus+ Mobility

IAMZ holds the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education and benefits from financial aids of this programme for the mobility of their students.

These aids are in the framework of the Erasmus+ mobility programme KA103: Mobility for traineeships (work placement in industries, research institutions or other relevant workplaces) in countries participating in the Erasmus+ programme.

The traineeships are carried out during the second year of the Master, as a part of the Master thesis and in agreement with the tutor of the thesis, or at the end of the second year, for a maximum financed period of 3 months.

Students of any nationality registered at IAMZ can apply for these aids. Each academic year the conditions of the call are announced as well as the deadline for application. Students have to prove a good knowledge of the language in which they will communicate with the traineeship tutor.

IAMZ can also receive students from European universities. Students interested must approach IAMZ to be informed of the study conditions according to their choice, and the necessary arrangements for signing the corresponding agreements with their institutions.


Erasmus Mundus

IAMZ forms part of the Consortium of the Erasmus Mundus Master in Sustainable Management of Food Quality (EDAMUS), being one of the three partners that award the diplomas.

EDAMUS offers a cross-disciplinary (biology, technology, sociology, economics, law, etc.) and transnational approach to food quality and security. The education offer of IAMZ to EDAMUS students focuses on agro-food marketing and economics.

In the different editions, the percentages of EDAMUS students that have chosen IAMZ to attend the optional semesters have been:
Edition 2012-13-14: 72%
Edition 2013-14-15: 72%
Edition 2014-15-16: 64%
Edition 2015-16-17: 76%



Courses organized with EU Projects

IAMZ organizes numerous courses with EU projects

  • When IAMZ coordinates the EU project or is the partner responsible for the training and dissemination work package
  • When IAMZ is asked by Consortiums to contribute to the training goals of EU projects concerning topics related to IAMZ activities and experience

Some examples in recent years are


MINOUW - Science, Technology and Society Initiative to Minimize Unwanted Catches in European Fisheries (EU H2020 RIA)
● Technological solutions for reduction of discards in fisheries, February 2017


INFORMED/FORESTERRA - INtegrated research on FOrest Resilience and Management in the mEDiterranean (Collaborative Project)/ Enhancing FOrest RESearch in the MediTERRAnean through improved coordination and integration (ERA-NET)
● Concepts, methods and tools for an integrated approach of resilience in the Mediterranean forest, December 2016

ECOAQUA - Aquaculture Development under an Ecosystem Approach (ERA-Chair)
● Marine algae culture: techniques, uses and development perspectives, June 2016

PLF - Bright Farm by Precision Livestock Farming (FP7)
● Precision livestock farming, April 2015

ULYSSES - Understanding and coping with food markets volatiLitY towards more Stable World and EU food SystEmS (FP7)
● Methodological approaches to assess and manage food price volatility, November 2014

CREAM - Coordinating Research in support to application of Ecosystem Approach to fisheries and management advice in the Mediterranean and black seas (FP7)
● Ecosystem approach to fisheries in the Mediterranean and Black seas. Management and decision making, March 2014
● Ecosystem approach to fisheries in the Mediterranean and Black seas. Scientific bases, February 2014

NEWFOREX - New Ways to Value and Market Forest Externalities (FP7)
● Payments for environmental services in Mediterranean ecosystems, February 2014

● Recent technical advances for early stage production of marine species of economic interest, January 2014

DEWFORA - Improved Drought Early Warning and Forecasting to strengthen preparedness and adaptation to droughts in Africa (FP7)
● Drought forecasting and its use in informed decision making, September 2013

FUME - Forest fire under climate, social and economic changes (FP7)
● Managing forest fires to face climate and socioeconomic change, May 2013
● Forest fires in the perspective of global change, February 2012

REDNEX - Innovative and practical management approaches to reduce nitrogen excretion by ruminants (FP7)
● Environmental assessment of livestock production systems, April 2013

TELERIEG - Use of remote sensing for irrigation practice recommendation and monitoring in the SUDOE space (Interreg IV B SUDOE)
● Use of remote sensing for irrigation management, November 2011





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