Association for European Life Science Universities

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

We aim to enhance our members’ success in the international market place, in Europe and globally, by providing a supportive environment to share experience, to cooperate in new ventures, and to benefit from the resulting synergy.

Who we are

A network of more than 60 life science universities involved in agriculture, food, forestry, natural resources, rural development and the environment <more>

download ICA Flyer

Search

Benefit of ICA Membership

  • Networking
  • Professional updating
  • Representation of the interests of life sciences in Europe and globally

ICA benefits individuals, institutions and life sciences as a whole

ICA Partnership

Partnership with Enterprises and NGOs <more>

Login ICA Board

News and Upcoming Events for ICA-Europe | Print |

NEWS

Oct 1: 10th ICA Rectors and Deans Forum 2020 will be held ONLINE on Thursday 22 October 2020 from 13.15 to 18.00 CET summer time.  The Forum will  address Agricultural and Life Science Universities Responding to Covid-19 and the European Green Deal.  The focus and full programme can be seen here. There will be two sessions. In each session there will be short presentations from Keynote Speakers, followed by our traditional round table breakout sessions of 8 to 10 delegates to address the issues raised. It is necessary to register for the Forum to enter the online meeting room – Register here for free.

Oct 1: The ICA General Assembly 2020 will be held ONLINE on Wednesday 21 October 2020 from 15.30 to 17.30 CET summer time.  The General Assembly has been announced by email to ICA's Intitutional Contacts.  There will be elections to the ICA Board. All are welome to attend the General Assembly. It will be necessary to register for the General Assembly to enter the online meeting roomRegister here for free.

Jun 26: Upcoming 5th ICA-Edu Colloquium 2021 Action to keep the entrepreneurial genie out of the bottle! Engaging students with sustainable entrepreneurial education in your curriculum.  To be held at Copenhagen University. It was scheduled for May 2020 but POSTPONED because of Covid-19 virus. It will be held from 26 to 28 May 2021.  Put the date in your Agenda!  See the programe

Jun 1: Download the ICA President's June Newsletter

Jan 27: Download the ICA President's New Year Message

2020: 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 held on Thursday 24 and Friday 25 October 2019 at UniLaSalle, Beauvais, France. See the presentations, brief bios and abstracts of the Keynote Speakers.

2020: Download the Summary of the outcomes of 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?  held on 15 and 16 May 2019 in Leuven, Belgium.  See the Programme and Presentations

ICA Board is pleased to be 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   and goto to the project website


 

 
Upcoming Events ICA-Europe

10th ICA Rectors and Deans Forum 2020 will be held ONLINE on Thursday 22 October 2020 from 13.30 to 18.00 CET summer time.  The Forum will  addrees Agricultural and Life Science Universities Responding to Covid-19 and the European Green Deal.  The focus and full programme can be seen here. There will be two sessions. In each session there will be short presentations from Keynote Speakers, followed by our traditional round table breakout sessions  of 8 to 10 delegates to address the issues raised. It is necessary to register for the Forum to enter the online meeting room – Register here for free

SILVA Network Annual Conference scheduled to be held at the University of Sarajevo in July 2020, Digitization in Higher Forest Education - teaching and learning revisited is now postponed until  7 to 9 July , 2021 in Sarajevo

6th ISEKI Food Conference  organised by the ISEKI_Food Association, in collaboration with the Cyprus University of Technology, in Nicosia (Cyprus), scheduled for July 2020 .Sustainable Development Goals in Food Systems: Challenges and Opportunities for the Future is now postponed to 23-25 June 2021

11th CASEE Conference scheduled for June 2020 at the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Czech Republic CASEE Universities as laboratories for new paradigms in life sciences and related disciplinesis now postponed until 2021

24th IROICA Conference Green Networking Future: the new ERASMUS experience scheduled forJune 2020 in Ghent University, Bekgium with a preconference session in Leuven, is now postponed

AGRINATURA General Assembly (GA) scheduked for May 2020 at the University College Cork in Ireland is now postponed

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, scheduled for May 2020 now postponed to 2021.


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

 

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,