If you want to deepen your knowledge, gain dual skills, or be part of an international network : the CIHEAM-IAMM can help you.

How? By offering you training programs dedicated to sustainable development, agriculture, rural territories and agri-food systems.

The CIHEAM-IAMM issues two diplomas: 

  1. The Master (M2) – one academic year
  2. The Master of Science of the CIHEAM - one additional academic year

The CIHEAM-IAMM is an intergovernmental institute where all nationalities meet and in which you will be provided with dynamic teaching, active educational methods and the supervision of an international team of teachers-researchers.

The training program includes practice periods through field outings and a 6 month internship in a company or an organization in France or abroad.

If you do not master French language very well, the CFLE was created specifically for you! The French Language Center provides intensive French courses to enable you to choose safely between our 4 Masters which one you find most suitable!

Presentation of the Master 2

The required academic level for admission is 4 years of higher education (corresponding to 240 ECTS) in a university or a cycle of engineering in agronomy, economics, geography or sociology.

The CIHEAM-IAMM offers training in 4 different pathways of Master (M2).

The courses are structured in accordance with the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) and the educational processes are ISO 9001 certified.

What are the impacts of climate change on the management of territories, their agriculture and their resources? New models and tools structure the territorial public action and farm management... (Learn more)

In a context of transitions - ecological, food, societal - agri-food value chains are evolving towards innovative and sustainable economic models... (Learn more)

Food systems and their dynamics evolve under the issue of sustainability, being up to date with economics is an issue (sociology, management, econometrics, standards, modeling, etc.) (Learn more)

In a context of climatic uncertainty, socio-economic changes and naturel resources degradation, we will focus on the plot-farm-territory nexus. The language of study and assessment will be English... (Learn more)


They were at the CIHEAM-IAMM : read their stories


Most of the CIHEAM-IAMM graduates work for public administration, local authorities, international organizations, NGOs, professional agricultural organizations, development boards and agencies, agri-food companies, engineering offices and higher education and research institutions. They hold various positions as managers, project managers, representatives, technical advisers, lecturers, expert consultants.


Read what they learned from the CIHEAM-IAMM and what they do now :


  • The CIHEAM-IAMM taught me "A lot….. It gave me the tools to analyze development issues, and the possibility to increase my knowledge of the Mediterranean agriculture, to have an insight of the Mediterranean spirit and culture, and to build Mediterranean friendships."

Ali ABAAB University Professor


  • The CIHEAM-IAMM enabled me to “acquire new knowledge, develop lasting friendships and get in touch with the French culture”

Yerassimos ANTZOULATOS Consultant in a private engineering office


  • The CIHEAM-IAMM gave me "A gateway to diversity... an awareness of the Mediterranean identity."

Jean BASSEDE Representative at the General Council of Hérault


  • The CIHEAM-IAMM represents "An incomparable personal experience, a valuable professional contact and lifetime friendships."

Hajar BEN AMEUR State engineer at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, Rabat. Morocco


  • The CIHEAM-IAMM provided me with "A methodology to analyze the various political and social challenges in agriculture and food."

Zeynep BILGI BULUS Consultant for international organizations and/or non-governmental


  • The CIHEAM-IAMM conveyed "Not only many things on the technical level, but also love for the Mediterranean."

Massimo BRUSAPORCI Director of Alimos consortium dedicated to promoting healthy continuing lifestyle and eating habits.


  • The CIHEAM-IAMM offered me "Sound knowledge on the analysis of the rural world issues, together with longterm social relationships based on diversity with people of European and African nationalities."

Lamine DIALLO Head of Agriculture and Value Chains, Burkina Faso


  • The CIHEAM-IAMM gave me " Scientific thinking, European perspective, the spirit of international cooperation and above all... friends."

Olga IAKOVIDOU Professor at the School of Agronomy, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki – Greece


  • The CIHEAM-IAMM gave me : "A great open-mindedness, an appropriate technique for agro-economic research, and good knowledge of the French people and their culture."

Kamal MAHMOUD Agricultural engineer


  • The CIHEAM-IAMM provided me with : "Scientific multi-skilling, further knowledge to complete my agricultural engineering education, and a broader analytical vision that is now required in my work."

Fateh MAMINE Research engineer at INRA, Algeria




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Philippe Le Grusse

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