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“Innovative Education towards Sustainable food systems”

Thursday 20.04.2017
summer-620x500oInternational Summer Course in Innovative Education towards Sustainable Food Systems – Poland summer 2017.

SUSPLUS: Now you have the opportunity to join an ERASMUS+ financed summer course about sustainable food systems.  

The course (Innovative education towards sustainable food systems) is established and performed in collaboration between 8 different EU universities, and consist of an E-learning part (May-July) with online video lectures, discussion forums, theoretical exercises and quizzes. And an on-site intensive summer course with lectures, group work, presentations, field trips, excursions etc. The 2 weeks summer course will be held in Kiry in the Tatra Mountains and Warsaw, WULS, respectively.

The course:   

Permanence: 15.05.2017 – 30.06.2017 (E-learning), 22.07.2017 – 04.08.2017 (summer course in Warsaw).

Workload: 180 h (total).

Capacity: 4 students from WULS. A total of 32 students from 8 different Universities around Europe.

Price: Costs covered by Erasmus + program: SUSPLUS. Both tuition fee, trip and stay in Kiry and Warsaw/Poland.

Further information: See course description for information about credit, content, learning outcomes etc.).


Your profile:

Last year of a relevant BSc or MSc (food science and agriculture, environmental science, social science etc.), and interested in learning more about sustainable food system concepts.

High grades, fluency in English and availability for participation in the entire period of activities.

Application (English):

Your application:

  • Personal presentation
  • Education and grades
  • Motivation for applying
  • CV

(Approximately 1 page + additional CV)


If we get more than 4 relevant applications, selection criteria will be evaluated in the following order: 1. grades, 2. Interdisciplinarity of the group, 3. Motivation/interest in agrifood sustainability topic, 4. Gender balance, 5. Lottery. Final decision will be made by the project coordinator prof. dr hab. Ewa Rembiałkowska.

Direct the application to prof. dr hab. Ewa Rembiałkowska, mail:

Deadline – 28 April 2017.

Faculty of Animal Sciences - Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW