AgroParisTech - Institut des Sciences et Industries du Vivant et de l'Environnement

AgroParisTech is a higher education teaching and research institute (’Grande Ecole’) in the fields of agronomic sciences and techniques, the agri-food sector, forestry, management of spaces and natural resources and land management and development. 

PhD Programmes



Founded on January 1st 2007 by the three following Graduate Institutes in Science and Engineering:

  • INA P-G - Institut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon
  • ENGREF – Ecole Nationale du Génie Rural, des Eaux et des Forêts
  • ENSIA – Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Industries Agricoles et Alimentaires


The “Grandes Ecoles” are the best rated pathways for higher education in Engineering and Management.

  • Graduate school deliver degrees starting at master level
  • A very selective admission process through which students are either admitted by a nationwide entrance exam or by the virtue of excellent academic records
  • 5 years (Master’s degrees) to 8 years (PhD and post-Master’s degrees) of higher education
  • The degree course at the “Grandes Ecoles” includes compulsory internships in laboratories and companies, in France or abroad
  • The prestige of the “Grandes Ecoles” and its contacts with major enterprises provide an easy access to the job market 


The vast majority of the chief executives in major French companies and of top managers in the French Administration are graduates from the “Grandes Ecoles”.

  • 50% of our students are hired before they graduate 
  • 200 research contrats signed per year

University Ranking

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Housing services

AgroParisTech provides accommodation to international students (they have a priority over the French students). AgroParisTech is able to provide rooms to students spread over different campuses:

  • Paris Campus
  • Grignon Campus
  • Nancy Campus
  • Massy Campus

Medical services

  • Degree-seeking students must subscribe to the national insurance to a student insurance.
  • Non-degree seeking students take out a health insurance from their country. European Economic Area and Switzerland nationals, there is an European health insurance card.

Paris, Île-de-France, France

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