European FooD Studies & Training Alliance - is a knowledge alliance started January 1st 2015, lasting 3 years, will develop activities towards the improvement of food studies higher education through a deeper interaction with the agrifoodchain.

It will establish an independent, self-sustainable center with local contact points and training centers in several countries, serving the needs of the food industry on the hand and the needs of educational and training organisations on the other hand to guarantee the best possible education and training for students, teachers, trainers and food professionals. The centre will enable and support knowledge and practice exchange between the stakeholders. Other main planned outcomes are the development the dissemination of new up-to-date teaching materials through a digital library and of best practices for applications of new teaching methods. The consortium is composed of 7 universities, 2 food companies, 3 multiplier organisations and training providers and 4 associated members, including IROICA, and leaded by BOKU (Austria).

IROICA is a partner responsible for disseminating activities

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The aim of the ICTAS project focused on developing intercultural competence in administrative staff working at higher education institutions. One of the results of the project has been the manual: Intercultural Communication Training for Administrative Staff - An attempt towards a true international campus: intercultural inclusive and open to learning” 


The aim of the Tempus project titled: ‘Environmental curricula at agricultural universities – ENAGRA’ is ensuring targeted Partner Countries universities to gain capacity to offer education targeted towards the changing needs of the economic environment. To bring three cycle structure curricula and teaching methods at Project partner universities, in the priority discipline of environment, into line with the Bologna requirements by June 2011 at four Partner agricultural Universities in Russian Federation and in Ukraine

IROICA is a partner responsible for disseminating activities – the results of the project are shown on Annual IROICA conferences.

See a presentation resentation of the ENAGRA Project