Association for European Life Science Universities

relating to agriculture, forestry, food, natural resources, rural development and the environment

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NEWS

Dec 9: Upcoming 5th ICA-Edu Colloquium Action to keep the entrepreneurial genie out of the bottle! Engaging students with sustainable entrepreneurial education in your curriculumTo be held at Copenhagen University from 27 to 29 May 2020.  Details to follow, put the dates in your diary !!

Nov 27 Download the Summary of the outcomes of the 2019 ICA Rectors and Deans Forum Collaboration between European & African Life Science Universities for a Sustainable Future was held on Thursday 24 and Friday 25 October 2019 at UniLaSalle, Beauvais, France. See the presentations, brief bios and abstracts of the Keynote Speakers.

Nov 22: The 10th ICA Rectors and Deans Forum will address Agriculture Life Science Megatrends: addressing the gaping holes, will be held at the University of KU Leuven, Belgium on 22 and 23 October 2020. The Forum will be held jointly with our sister associations in the US and Canada. We look forward to members of your university participating in the Forum - put the date in your diary now!

May 24:  the 4th ICA-Edu Colloquium 2019 Let the entrepreneurial genie out of the bottle! how will we stimulate the nascent entrepreneurial skills of our students? was held on 15 and 16 May 2019 in Leuven, Belgium.  See the Programme and Presentations

ICA Board is pleased to announce that it is a partner in a recently funded ERASMUS + Strategic Partnership Project led by the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU). The INTRINSIC project will address Innovative Education for Sustainable Entrepreneurship in Life Sciences - download the flyer


 

 
Upcoming Events ICA-Europe

6th ISEKI_Food Conference Sustainable Development Goals in Food Systems: Challenges and Opportunities for the Future organised by the ISEKI_Food Association, in collaboration with the Cyprus University of Technology, in Nicosia (Cyprus), 8-10 July 2020.

The 10th ICA Rectors and Deans Forum will address Agriculture Life Science Megatrends: addressing the gaping holes, will be held at the University of KU Leuven, Belgium on 22 and 23 October 2020. The Forum will be held jointly with our sister associations in the US and Canada. We look forward to members of your university participating in the Forum - put the date in your diary now!!

PAST EVENTS in 2019

9th ICA Rectors and Deans Forum Collaboration between European & African Life Science Universities for a Sustainable Future was held on Thursday 24 and Friday 25 October 2019 at UniLaSalle, Beauvais, France.  See the details

4th ICA-Edu Colloquium 2019 Let the entrepreneurial genie out of the bottle! how will we stimulate the nascent entrepreneurial skills of our students? was held on 15 and 16 May 2019 in Leuven, Belgium.  See the Focus and Themes of the Colloquium and the presentations

AGRINATURA 2019 General Assembly was held at the University Liége, Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech from 15 to 17 May. The workshop theme is 'Forests of tomorrow in the service of UN sustainable development goals: from monitoring to biobased products".  See the programme

23rd IROICA Conference 2019 “The Impact of International Politics on the Internationalisation of Higher Education Institutions” was held at the University of Vic, Spain from 5 to 7 June 2019  See the programme

CASEE Conference 2019 The role of life science universities in redirecting land use from threat to guardian of ecosytems was held in Sarajevo from 12 to 15 June 2019. See the programme

AGRIMBA AVA congress will be in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia from 17 to 21 June 2019. See the programme

SILVA Annual Conference Twenty years after the bologna declaration - what are the challenges ahead for higher forest education? was held at TU Dresden from 19 to 21 June

PAST EVENTS in 2018

8th ICA Rectors and Deans Forum 2018 High Tech to Feed the World Sustainably: innovation from spade to fork was held at Wageningen University and Research on 25 and 26 October 2018.  On the 25 October the delegates celebrated 30th Anniversary of ICA. See the keynote presentations & the prgramme

5th International ISEKI Food Conference was held from 3 to 5 July 2018, at the University of Henheim, Stuttgart, Germany

The SILVA Network Annual Conference Quality Management and Accreditation for Study Programmes in Forest Sciences and Related Disciplines was held from 27 to 29 June 2018 at the University of Padova, Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry (TESAF)

Agrinatura 2018 General Assembly and Workshop was held from 25 to 27 April at University of Hohenheim, Germany.

9th CASEE Conference Research Based Education at Life Science Universities in the Danube Region: towards a sustainable future was held from 6 to 9 June 2018 at the University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine in Bucharest

22nd IROICA Conference 2018 Beyond student exchanges: what to do to strengthen collaborations? was held from 6 to 8 June 2018 at Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Poland,