Applications for admission to the MSc Programs of CIHEAM-CHANIA are still open
The Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (CIHEAM CHANIA), an institution of the International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM), invites university graduates interested in applying for the following two-year Master of Science (MSc) Programs offered in the next academic year 2020-21:
- Business Economics and Management
- Food Quality and Chemistry of Natural Products
- Geo information in Environmental Management
- Horticultural Genetics and Biotechnology
- Sustainable Agriculture
We especially seek highly qualified students holding a relevant university degree with a minimum four academic years (240 ECTS) and a very good command of the English language, who are committed and dedicated to develop their knowledge and become innovators in the academic and/or the entrepreneurial world. Our programs are designed on the basis of international educational standards, focusing on providing advanced up-to-date theoretical knowledge and developing research skills. They are devised to foster initiative and collaboration, and are implemented in a modern, transnational, intercultural and supportive environment where students can thrive.
Strengths of the programs :
All courses are taught exclusively in English, while CIHEAM CHANIA hallmark is the quality of the teaching staff who are all faculty members in renowned universities in the EU, Canada, and the USA.
Full scholarships (including tuition fees, board and accommodation) are given to 4-5 university graduates from your country to follow the Master of Science Programs offered.
The Greek government recently recognized the MSc diplomas awarded by CIHEAM (International Center of Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies) as equivalent to the postgraduate diplomas of the Greek public higher education institutions (Government Gazettes: 142 / Α / 03-08-2018 and 111 /Α/12-06-2020).
EDUCATIONAL GOALS :
Our ambition is for our students to deepen their knowledge, critical understanding, applied skills, and capacity to analyze and evaluate, as well as to implement advanced research so that they are able to contribute towards specific issues concerning the Mediterranean agriculture, food systems, environment, rural development and other related topics.
We believe that our MSc graduates maximize the return of investment not only for their own interests but also for the mutual benefit of their countries. Many of our alumni are currently holding esteemed positions in academic and/or research organizations, government management bodies, aid programs, local authorities, as well as positions in the private sector.
Career opportunities :
In addition, more than 300 former CIHEAM CHANIA MSc graduates have accomplished or are in the process of finishing a PhD degree on full scholarship in many universities all around the world, while many of them are now faculty members in prestigious universities in their countries and elsewhere.
If you are a motivated person who would like to follow advanced MSc studies, we invite you to visit our site https://www.iamc.ciheam.org/ and apply for the MSc programs offered via the online application process: http://apply.maich.gr/ .
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