Food and Innovation in Rural Transition - The Tuscany Case, Certificate | University of Pisa | Lucca, Italy
28 days
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1000 EUR/full
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About

This Food and Innovation in Rural Transition - The Tuscany Case Certificate 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

The Food and Innovation in Rural Transition - The Tuscany Case Certificate from University of Pisa Aim is:

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 and social services. The social role of farming is increasingly recognised. The case of agricultural realities that perform a social function explicitly, are defined as "social farms". 
  • Small farms and the environment. This theme focuses on the relations between farming and the environment .
  • Small farms, sustainable tourism and territorial valorization. This theme explores how small farms contribute to creating opportunities for a sustainable, experiential and multiseasonal quality tourism sector. 
  • Small farms in a digitalizing society. The role of digitalization, its characterization and the multiple impacts on farming and rural areas, will directly be discussed in part of the lectures.

Audience

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

Lecturers

  • Prof. Roberta Moruzzo

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 28 days

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

10 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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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

  • To obtain additional information about the program, we kindly suggest that you visit the programme website, where you can find further details and relevant resources.

Tuition Fee

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1000 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1000 EUR for the full programme during 28 days.
  • EU/EEA

    1000 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1000 EUR for the full programme during 28 days.

(+ 700 euro for accomodation)

Living costs for Lucca

700 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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