Semester in English
For students who are not familiar with the Italian language, the Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment together with the Department of Veterinary Sciences, offer a few courses in English to promote international exchanges and cultural enrichment of Italian and foreign students. These courses give students specific knowledge on basic and applied sciences with emphasis on crops and food products of the Mediterranean region. Students are also given the possibility to spend a 1-week apprenticeship period at the InterDepartmental Center for Research in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (Centro Avanzi) of the University of Pisa, where they can learn crop management, cultivation, animal husbandry and farm organization.
All courses are offeredduring the autumn semester (september – december):
A) Basic Science education:
– Mycology (6 credits), Prof. Vannacci,
– Molecular Virology (4 credits), Dept. of Veterinary Sciences.
B) Applied Science education :
– Olive Growing and Viticulture, (6 credits), Prof. Gucci,
– Artificial Cultivation of Food and Medicinal Plants (6 credits), Prof. Pardossi,
– Non Food Crops (6 credits), Prof. Angelini,
– Food Biosafety (6 credits), Dept. of Veterinary Sciences.
C)Training – Scientific Practice:
Internshipat the Center for Interdisciplinary E.Avanzi for investigations on Agro-Environment research center “Enrico Avanzi” (2 Credits) CIRAA.
We look forward to seeing you in Pisa!
International Relations Office
Dott.ssa Elisabetta Zuccaro
Tel. +39 050 2218940
Orari di ricevimento / Office Hours:
Martedì/Tuesday: h. 11.30-13.30
Mercoledì/Wednesday: h. 10.00-12.00
Prof. Riccardo Gucci
Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment
Via del Borghetto 80
Tel. +39 050 2216138
Fax +39 050 2216147