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Estonian University of Life Sciences
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Project aim

Estonian Academy of Agriculture was founded in 1951. In 1991 it was renamed the Estonian Agricultural University. Since November 2005 it has been called Eesti Maaülikool (EMU) - Estonian University of Life Sciences. EMU is the only university in Estonia whose priorities in academic and research activities provide the sustainable development of natural resources necessary for the existence of Man as well as the preservation of heritage and habitat. It is the centre of research and development in such fields as agriculture, forestry, animal science, veterinary science, rural life and economy, food science and environmentally friendly technologies. EMU makes a sincere effort to transform itself from a traditional purely agricultural university into an open-minded European University of Life Sciences.

Institutes: Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Husbandry, Institute of Technology, Institute of Economics and Social Sciences, Institute of Forestry and Land Management.

Number of students: 4900.

The role in the Project:

  • Creation a stable linkage between the Baltic States agricultural advisory system and organic agriculture academic community,

  • Selection the methodology and creation a detailed curricula of the Agri-environment module,

  • Preparation of the vocational training material according the concrete curriculum requirement,

  • Participation in the testing of the vocational training materials and do adjustments if necessary,

  • Participation in organization the workshops and the conferences in the frame of the project,

  • Participation in evaluation and dissemination activities of the project according to the work programme.

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