Association for European Life Science Universities

relating to agriculture, forestry, food, natural resources, rural development and the environment

We aim to enhance our members’ success in the international market place, in Europe and globally, by providing a supportive environment to share experience, to cooperate in new ventures, and to benefit from the resulting synergy.

Who we are

A network of more than 60 life science universities involved in agriculture, food, forestry, natural resources, rural development and the environment <more>

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Benefit of ICA Membership

  • Networking
  • Professional updating
  • Representation of the interests of life sciences in Europe and globally

ICA benefits individuals, institutions and life sciences as a whole <more>

ICA Partnership

Partnership with Enterprises and NGOs <more>

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News and Upcoming Events for ICA-Europe | Print |

Mar 12: Launched the GCHERA World Agriculture Prize 2014 - Call for nominations until 3 May 2014. A 50.000 USD award for excellence in leadership in agricultural & life science universities

Jan 16: The ISEKI Food Association (IFA) was elected an ICA Standing Committee at the last ICA General Assembly - see details of this Association

Jan 16: The Association for Innovation, Teaching and Promoting Sustainable Development in the Life, Applied and Social Sciences in Europe and worldwide (I.S.L.E) was elected an ICA Standing Committee at the last ICA General Assembly - see details of this Association

Jan 12:  ICA Rectors and Deans Forum 2014 will be held on 23 and 24 October 2014, with the ICA General Assembly on 22 October, at Ghent University, Belgium. The Forum will focus on challenges and policy implications of the new EU programming period 2014-20 for Life Science Universities, more details to follow

Jan 12: ICA Rectors and Deans Forum 2013 was held on 30 and 31 October 2013 at Ghent University, Gent, Belgium.  See the programme and presentations.

 
Upcoming Events ICA-Europe

AGRINATURA Growing together - family farming and agricultural sciences transforming world food systems  5 - 8 May 2014 at VHS Wiener Urania, Uraniastraße 1, 1010 Vienna.

3rd ISEKI Food conference: Food Science and Technology Excellence for a Sustainable Bioeconomy
organised by the ISEKI Food Association, in collaboration with the ISEKI Food 4 project,  Athens, 21- 23 May 2014

5th CASEE Conference: Healthy Food Production and Environmental Preservation. The Role of Agriculture, Forestry and Applied Biology, 25 - 27 May 2014, University of Novi Sad, Serbia - call for Abstracts deadline 10 January

18th IROICA Annual Conference: - focusing on Cooperation with 3rd countries in the new financial perspective will be held from 10-13 June 2014 in Belgium (Gembloux, Leuven and Ghent)

SILVA Annual Conference Practice orientation in forestry curricula in Universities and Universities of Applied Science, 13 to 15 August 2014, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Zollikofen, Switzerland. Registration deadline 31 July 2014.

4th ICA Rectors and Deans Forum 2014
The Forum to be held on 23 and 24 October 2014 at Ghent University, Belgium. The Forum will focus on Challenges and policy implications of the new EU programming period 2014-20 for Life Science Universities, more details to follow

ICA Joint conference with our partner associations in America AMEAS (Mexico), APLU (USA), and ACFAVM (Canada) Food Security and Climate Change: the response of Agricultural Higher Education Institutions to the Challenges, from 18 to 21 November 2014, Chihuahua University, MexicoMore details to follow