26 days
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About

The Food and Innovation in Rural Transition - The Tuscany Case programme from University of Pisa explores how small farms impact on sustainable rural transition while contributing to food provisioning. In particular, the programme walks students along the investigation of four themes. 

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Overview

Aim

The Food and Innovation in Rural Transition - The Tuscany Case programme from University of Pisa aims to increase awareness and competencies about food issues and transition in agriculture and rural areas and to prepare students in order to design future sustainable transitions pathways able to meet medium and long-term societal concerns and emerging consumer demands.The Course will provide students engaged with agricultural and rural studies an immersive experience on the Tuscan territory, which provides interesting world-wide known examples of diversified rural development.

Programme Structure

The themes can be synthesised as it follows:

  • Small farms, economic viability and socio-cultural suitability. This theme explores how small farms are organised and work. 
  • Small farms, sustainable tourism and territorial valorisation. This theme explores how small farms contribute to creating opportunities for a sustainable, experiential and multi-seasonal quality tourism sector. 
  • Small farms and the environment. There is a growing recognition that agriculture can contribute to providing ecosystem services, defined as the multiple benefits provided by ecosystems to mankind 
  • Small farms and political agenda. It is recognised that small(er) farms make up an important share of total agricultural employment and play an important role in many rural economies particularly in more fragile and disadvantaged regions. 

Audience

EU and Non-EU students (University degree or Bachelor degree, Master degree) as well as PhD students

Lecturers

Prof. Francesco Di Iacovo

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 26 days

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

10 ECTS

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor Degree, fluent engish, background in rural development field
  • Identity Document (*PASSPORT in case you are a foreign student*)
  • Enrolment Form 
  • Curriculum Vitae

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1000 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1000 EUR for the full programme during 26 days.
  • EU/EEA

    1000 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1000 EUR for the full programme during 26 days.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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