As part of its training and technical cooperation activities to encourage research and strengthen the skills of technical managers in the olive sector, the International Olive Council (IOC) plans to award four scholarships for the master’s degree in Olive Growing and Oil Technology in 2023 https://www.masterolivicultura.org/.
The programme has been organised in collaboration with the University of Córdoba (UCO); the Consejería de Agricultura, Ganadería, Pesca y Desarrollo Sostenible de la Junta de Andalucía (CAP); the Instituto Andaluz de Investigación y Formación Agraria, Pesquera, Alimentaria y de la Producción Ecológica (IFAPA); the International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM) through the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza; the Spanish Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC); the Fundación Patrimonio Comunal Olivarero (FPCO); and the IOC.
The master programme will be given exclusively in Spanish and a full-time commitment is required. The specific conditions and details of the master’s programme can be check in the master’s website: https://www.masterolivicultura.org/ .
The IOC scholarships for the master’s degree in Olive Growing and Olive Oil Technology are granted to support professionals in the fields of olive growing and olive oil technology. The goals are to encourage research, meet the growing demand for specialised technicians in the sector, facilitate the transfer of technology and the sharing of information and experiences and cultivate cooperative relationships between participants.
The scholarships cover registration fees, travel costs at the beginning and end of each academic year as well as a monthly stipend of €860. However, they may be managed by another body, usually the University.
Applications must be sent until March 30, 2023
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