Country information

Nepal

Country: Nepal

 

 

Geographical information:

landlocked mountainous country with beautiful natural views. Altitude starts from 53m above sea level to the top of the world i.e mt.Everest(8848m)

 

 

Different seasons:

Four different season- Spring , Summer, Rainy, Winter

 

 

Best things to do/visit during days off:

Trekking, rafting, swimming, bungy jump and many more adventure experiences

 

 

Languages needed/ most spoken languages:

English

 

 

Visa information: Almost very easy

 

 

 

Belgium

Country: Belgium

 

Geographical information of the country: We have a small country, but that does not make it less interesting. On the contrary, Belgium is a multicultural, diverse, cultural, hard working country but where there is always time for some leisure.

 

Different Seasons: 4 seasons:winter, spring, summer and autumn. Temperatures differ from zero degrees during the winter to 20 degrees in the summer. Rain is plenty all year round.

 

Best things to do/visit during days off: The many different cities, like Antwerp, Gent, Leuven, Brussel, Bruges but also other cities in foreign countries, like Rotterdam and Amsterdam in Holland or Paris in France. Thanks to its very central place in Europe, a lot of travel destinations are easily reached from Belgium.

 

Language Needed/ most spoken languages in the country: Dutch, French and German are the three official languages, but everyone understands English

 

Visa Information :

 

Possible for African Students: yes

 

Special local IAAS activities which interns can join: exchange weeks, activities organized by the local comitees.
Private and IAAS Email of Exchange

 

Coordinator: iaasexprobelgium@gmail.com

 

How is public transport in the country: public transport is easy to take: buses, trams and trains drive very frequently

 

Other useful info for incoming exchange students: Arrive with an empty box, and you’ll leave with one full of wonderful memories.

Germany

Different Seasons:

  • Spring: Mar-June; much rain, changeable weather and temperatures
  • Summer: June-Sept; warm temperatures, up to 35° C, average about 17 °C
  • Autumn: Sept-Dec; much rain
  • Winter: Dec-Mar: cold temperatures, often snow

During winter there is not much work to be done on the field, so the better period to come would be from March-October. In the moment our farms would accept students only in that period.

Best things to do/visit during days off: depending on region and interests, for example ,there are many nice or ancient cities, swimming baths or high rope course

 

 

Language needed/ most spoken languages in the country: German, many people also speak English

 

Visa Information: http://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/EN/EinreiseUndAufenthalt/Visabestimmungen_node.html,

Possible for African Students: possible, but often problems getting a visa

 

Special local IAAS activities which interns can join: yes, but different activities every year, eg. film presentations, meetings, farm visits

Private and IAAS Email of Exchange Coordinator: expro.bonn@yahoo.de

 

Public transport: good, nearly everything can be reached by bus or train

Indonesia

Country: Yogyakarta

 

Geographical information of the country: Based on the landscape, Yogyakarta can be grouped into four physiographic units, they are physiographic unit of Merapi Volcano, Southern Mountains physiographic units or Thousand Mountains, physiographic unit of Kulon Progo Mountains, and Lowlands physiographic unit.

 

Different Seasons: Dry season and rainy season

 

Best things to do/visit during days off: Going  to beautiful beach in Gunungkidul or Kaliurang plateau, visit Prambanan temple and other heritage places, enjoy the traditional culture of Yogyakarta like visiting Sultan’s palace or having some special food at main square.

 

Language Needed/ most spoken languages in the country: Indonesia, Javanese, but some people can using English.

 

Visa Information: http://www.yogyakartatourism.com/how-to-get-in/visa-advice/

 

Possible for African Students: Yes

 

Special local IAAS activities which interns can join: CV. Telaga Nursery and Sabila Farm

 

IAAS Email of Exchange Coordinator: ugm.iaas@gmail.com

 

How is public transport in the country: We can use Trans Jogja to travel around the city. Passengers pay for one trip and can go any distance along the bus route. The cost is Rp 4.000 per trip. It operates from 5:30 AM until 9:30 PM

 

Other useful info for incoming exchange students: Yogyakarta people is well-known as friendly person, but you should be careful when you are in a public area because it is possible if any pickpockets around you. When shopping, you might do some bargaining to save your money. If you are not sure of the price offered, you can look for some references on the web to make sure about the original price. And don’t forget to mind your manners when interact with people in everyday life.

Mexico

Country: Mexico

 

Geographical information: Mexico is a country with high mountains and deep canyons in the center of the country, deserts in the north, and dense rain forests in the south and east. Between the Sierra Madre Oriental mountain range in the east and the Sierra Madre Occidental in the west lie small mountain ranges on the Central Plateau.

 

Different Seasons: The rainy season through most of Mexico falls roughly from May through September or October. During the rest of the year, there is little or no rain. Different seasons are seen through the country as the north is arid, the plateau is template and the south is warm.

 

Best things to do/visit during days off: Mexico is a rich country where you can visit beaches, forest and natural parks. Also, you there are cities with a lot of cultural and historical activities.

 

Language Needed/ most spoken languages in the country: Spanish or English required, English is spoken only in some places!! At least a medium Spanish level is recommended, it will improve your experience a lot!

 

Visa Information: You can check if your country needs visa in the following link: https://www.inm.gob.mx/gobmx/word/index.php/paises-requieren-visa-para-mexico/

 

Special local IAAS activities which interns can join: There are two committees located in Chapingo and in Querétaro city. In any of them you can assist to workshops, integrations, conferences, lectures among others.

 

 

How is public transport in the country: We do have public transport very cheap and taxi service

 

Other useful info for incoming exchange students:

 

Are you willing to offer internships on request? : YES

Greece

Country: Greece

 

Geographical information:

Greece is located on the tip of the Balkan Peninsula, in the SE Mediterranean.

 

Different seasons:

All seasons present. Generally mild winters and warm dry summers.

 

Best things to do/visit during days off: Visit archaeological sites and museums , indulge in the local cuisine. In the summer the best activity is to visit the local beaches.

 

Languages needed/ most spoken languages: English/German/Greek

 

Visa information: No visa required for EU Citizens, visa information varies on country of origin for non EU citizens . Greece is both a member of the EU and the Schengen Zone.

 

Other useful information for incoming exchange students: Currency : Euro, Time zone : GMT+2, Country Code : 0030 , Emergency number : 112.

For EU students and holders of an ISIC Card : Your student ID/ISIC Card functions as a discount card for public transport. For EU student only : With your student ID you have free entrance to museums and archaeological sites.

Switzerland

Country : Switzerland

 

Geographical informationDifferent geographical regions: many mountains (the Alps, where mostly only farms with animals are found), but also parts which are flat (ideal arable land) and also areas which are quite rolling and there are smaller and bigger lakes and rivers with quite clear water

 

Different seasons:

The country has four stations:
– Summer (December to March),
– Autumn (March to June),
– Winter (June to September),
– Spring (September to December).
But because it is a sub tropical country most of the year is found with high temperatures.

 

Best things to do/visit during days offvisit tourist sites for example: Tree Tunnel, Crystal Jump, The caverns of Vallemi, Lake ¨Ojo del Mar¨, The San Cosme and Damian Dunes, Monday’s jump, Ita Kua, Ypacarai Lake and Ruins of Trinidad and other places.

 

Languages needed/ most spoken languages: In much of the country in Spanish and Guaraní (native language).

 

Visa information:

Citizens of the following countries require a visitor visa to be in transit or to enter Paraguay: Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama. Citizens of the following countries do not require a visitor visa to be in transit or to enter Paraguay: Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, United States, Uruguay.
For any questions, consult the embassy or consulate.

 

Special local IAAS activities which interns can join:

Meetings, conferences, camp (annual) and various activities (field days, training for producers, etc.)

 

Other useful information for incoming exchange students :

Spain

Country: Spain

 

Geographical informationSpain is a country located in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula to the south of France and to the east of Portugal. It has coastlines on the Bay of Biscay, Atlantic Ocean) and Mediterranean Sea. As well as the mainland are the Balearic and the Canary Islands, the former located in the Mediterranean Sea and the latter in the Atlantic Ocean; and the autonomous cities Ceuta and Melilla; located in Africa.

Population: 46,754,784
Capital: Madrid
Bordering Areas: Andorra, France, Gibraltar, Portugal, Morocco (Ceuta and Melilla)
Area: 505,370 sq km
Coastline: 4,964 km
Highest Point: Teide (Canary Islands) at 3,718 m

 

Different seasons: Winter, Spring, Autumn and Summer

 

Best things to do/visit during days off: Explore the cities, with all their cultural, historical and recreation spots in the cities (Spain is the third country with the most World Heritage declarations). The biodiverse natural heritage from north to south, west to east (Spain is the European country with highest biodiversity).
And of course, enjoy the food and overall: the people.

 

Languages needed/ most spoken languages: Spanish

 

Visa information: No VISA needed for European Union countries and some other countries

 

Special local IAAS activities which interns can join: All of them! International events and seminars, university parties, farm/companies visits…

 

Are you willing to offer internships on request? : yes

 

Croatia

Country: Croatia

 

Geographical informationPart of Central Europe and Southeast Europe, a part of the Balkans and Mitteleuropa. Croatia has a number of ecoregions because of its climate and geomorphology, and the country is consequently among the most biodiverse in Europe. There are four regions in Croatia: Mediterranean along the coast and in its immediate hinterland; Alpine in the elevated Lika and Gorski Kotar; Pannonian along the Drava and Danube; and Continental in the remaining areas. There are 444 protected natural areas in Croatia.

 

Different seasonsSpring: Mar-May
Summer: June- August
Autumn: Sept-Nov
Winter: Dec- Feb
Best period to come would be from April to August, because there is not much work to be done on the field during winter.

 

Best things to do/visit during days offLike much of Europe, Croatia boasts its share of medieval cities and historic ruins, but what makes it exceptional is its wealth of stunning natural attractions such as the Plitvice Lakes, the spectacular Adriatic coastlines and gorgeous islands. 10 places we would recommend: Krka National Park, Zagreb, Korčula, Pula, Zadar, Rovinj, Split, Plitvice, Hvar, Dubrovnik.

 

Languages needed/ most spoken languagesCroatian- official. Most people speak English, German and even Italian.

 

Visa information: http://www.mvep.hr/en/consular-information/visas/visa-requirements-overview/

 

Other useful information for incoming exchange students Little country full of wonders 😀

 

Are you willing to offer internships on request?  : yes

Côte d'Ivoire

Country:

Côte d’Ivoire

 

 

Geographical information:

Côte d’Ivoire is a sub-Saharan nation in southern West Africa located at 8 00°N, 5 00°W. The country is approximately square in shape. Its southern border is a 515 km (320 mi) coastline on the Gulf of Guinea on the north Atlantic Ocean. On the other three sides it borders five other African nations for a total of 3,458 km (2,149 mi): Liberia to the southwest for 778 km (483 mi), Guinea to the northwest for 816 km (507 mi), Mali to the north-northwest for 599 km (372 mi), Burkina Faso to the north-northeast for 545 km (339 mi), and Ghana to the east for 720 km (447 mi).
Côte d’Ivoire comprises 322,463 km2 (124,500 sq mi), of which 318,003 km2 (122,780 sq mi) is land and 4,460 km2 (1,720 sq mi) is water, which makes the country about the size of Germany.

 

 

Different seasons:

January – June: Dry season
June – October: Rainy season
November – December: Harmattan; The Harmattan is a hot, dry and dusty wind (continental trade wind) blowing over West Africa

 

 

Best things to do/visit during days off:

Cultural festival, Music concert, Outing at the beautiful Beaches and Lagoons of Abidjan, Civilizations Museum, Shopping at Abidjan Mall, Visit of Touristic attractions such as the Basilica Our lady of Peace (The biggest in the World), The National Park of Banco and Taï, Assinie-Mafia (the Earthly Paradise), Night-Clubs

 

 

Languages needed/ most spoken languages:

French/ English

 

 

Visa information:

PROCEDURE (https://snedai.com/e-visa/)

Step 1: Pre-enrollment and payment
Pre-enrollment is to record some personal information and to download 3 documents:
-the identity page of the passport
-the booking of airfare
-the invitation letter or certificate of accommodation.
After pre-enrollment, the applicant performs a fee for obtaining the Visa whose duration is 3 months (multiple-input) and are as follows: 73 Euros (including bank charges).
The payment is made with VISA or MASTERCARD .
When the payment is made, the applicant receives an instant mail (accompanied by an attachment on which there is the unique, personal code certificate of payment)
Step 2: Receive response DST
The applicant receives an email address in a time of 48h working days a document (contains a bar code) which is the response of the authorities (approved or denied).
Step 3: Enrollment at the airport
The applicant embarked with the document “Pre-enrollment approved” and is presented on arrival at the airport to the “airport Visa” space. It performs its biometric enrollment and visa is printed and delivered immediately. The box E-visa enrollment are available 24h / 24 and 7/7.
NB:
– Enrollment (fingerprinting and photo) is required for each visa application, even if the applicant has already obtained several visas.
– The biometric visa requires the presence of the applicant. Fingerprinting is required for all except for minors under 12 years, but their presence is necessary.

LIST OF DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE AIRPORT ABIDJAN
1) The original receipt of payment of fees visa 73 Euros including bank charges;
2) The approval of the DST (pre-visa or leave land);
3) valid passport for at least six months;
4) The international certificate of vaccination against yellow fever

 

 

Special local IAAS activities which interns can join:

1. Agricultural Festival at the National Polytechnic Institute/ Superior School of Agricultural Sciences, Yamoussoukro
2. Agricultural Fair at the National Private Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Adzopé and at the Regional School of South Agriculture, Bingerville
3. Conferences, Trainings and Workshops at the Félix Houphouët-Boigny University, Abidjan

USA

Country:

USA

 

 

Geographical information:

The United States has vastly different landscapes depending on where you go. The Midwest is flat with no mountains and the southern states have more rolling hills. Coastal states have more mountains and forests.

 

 

Different seasons:

Summer (May-July) is hot and crops are in the ground; Fall (August-October) can get chilly and harvest is happening; Winter (November-February) is very cold with nothing in the ground but research being done; Spring (March-April) is warm with crops being planted!

 

 

Best things to do/visit during days off:

Sporting events are a big deal in the US, along with going to apple orchards, pumpkin patches, hiking and visiting big cities. Also, exploring farmers markets and going bowling or miniature golf, along with billiards are popular things to do.

 

 

Languages needed/ most spoken languages:

English is mandatory

 

 

Visa information:

European and American countries are likely to be accepted visas, while some countries don’t need a visa or have an arrangement to come to the US. Those from African countries having left the continent at least once before have a better change of being granted a visa.

 

 

Special local IAAS activities which interns can join:

We have active committees in various regions in the US. The intern is more than welcome to come to the meetings and attend events, like visiting a local farm or events hosted by the committee.

 

 

Other useful information for incoming exchange students :

We are more focused on finding internships based on request, so if there is a specific field or company you would like to intern with, please let us know!

Slovenia

Country: Slovena

 

Geographical information: Slovenia is situated in Central Europe touching the Alps and bordering the Mediterranean. The Alps — including the Julian Alps, the Kamnik-Savinja Alps and the Karavanke chain, as well as the Pohorje massif — dominate northern Slovenia along its long border to Austria. Slovenia’s Adriatic coastline stretches approximately 43 km from Italy to Croatia. On the Pannonian plain to the East and Northeast, toward the Croatian and Hungarian borders, the landscape is essentially flat. However, the majority of Slovenian terrain is hilly or mountainous, with around 90% of the surface 200 meters or more above sea level. Climate on the coast is humid subtropical, continental climate with mild to hot summers and cold winters in the plateaus and in the valleys to the east. Precipitation is high away from the coast, with the spring being particularly prone to rainfall. Slovenia’s Alps have frequent snowfalls during the winterTotal area of Slovenia is around 20 000 km².

 

Different seasons: Winter (December – February), Spring (March – May), Summer (June – August) and Autumn (September – November).

 

Best things to do/visit during days off: Visits of Ljubljana, Bled lake, Bohinj lake, Postojna cave and see side are the most common between tourists. This is not all, there are a lot of other interested things you can see if you don’t want to be a regular tourist.

 

Languages needed/ most spoken languages: English is needed, sometimes German is also OK.

 

Visa information: Citizens of EPG countries (EU, Switzerland, Norway, Lichtenstein and Island) need only valid ID or passport. Citizens of other countries need to get visa from Slovenian diplomacy or consulate in their countries.

 

Special local IAAS activities which interns can join: Our exchange week in the end of September. Also some other events if they are organized in the period when they are doing their internship in Slovenia.

 

Other useful information for incoming exchange students : If you want to come to Slovenia, please contact us early enough. If you decide to have an internship on request, we might not be able to fix you something if you don’t give us enough time.

Benin

Country: Benin

 

Geographical information: Le Bénin partage 2 123 km de frontières terrestres avec quatre pays : le Burkina Faso (386 km), le Niger (277 km), le Nigeria (809 km) et le Togo (651 km)[2].

 

Different seasonsLe Bénin possède deux (02) types de climat : Au sud, un climat équatorial avec une forte humidité. Alternance de saisons sèches (de novembre à mars et de mi-juillet à mi-septembre) et de saisons des pluies (d’avril à mi-juillet et de mi-septembre à octobre). Au centre et au nord, un climat tropical.

 

Best things to do/visit during days offPlage, site touristique, site agricole

 

Languages needed/ most spoken languagesFrensh/english

 

Visa information: Diplomatie.gouv.bj

 

Special local IAAS activities which interns can join: Farm work

 

Other useful information for incoming exchange students Le Benin est beau

 

Are you willing to offer internships on request?: Yes

 

Morocco

Country : Morocco

 

Geographical informationMorocco is a country located in Northern Africa along the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.
It is officially called the Kingdom of Morocco and it is known for its long history, rich culture and diverse cuisine. Morocco’s capital city is Rabat but its largest city is Casablanca.
Area: 712,550 km²
Coastline: 2945 km
Population: 35,740,000 (2017 census)

 

 

Different seasonsThe 4 seasons are widely present in Morocco.
In the interior the temperatures are more extreme, winters can be fairly cold and the summers very hot. In fact, the further you go from the ocean the more extreme winter and summer temperatures become. The most pleasant time to visit Morocco is in the spring and autumn, when the weather is warm and dry.

 

Best things to do/visit during days off:

 

Languages needed/ most spoken languagesMoroccan Arabic or Darija +++++
Amazigh +++
Standard Arabic +++++
French ++++
English +++
Spanish +

 

Visa information: It depends on the country. Check out the Moroccan embassy in your country or the ministry of foreign affairs.

 

Special local IAAS activities which interns can join: Many international events are held by IAAS Morocco (Exchange weeks, ExCo meeting 2019) along with quite a number of projects.

 


Other useful information for incoming exchange students : If you become an intern in Morocco you can contact us through the email of the ND: morocco@iaasworld.org
Or the National ExCo: expro.morocco@iaasworld.org
We would love to see you in Morocco

 

Are you willing to offer internships on request?No

Paraguay

Country: Paraguay

 

Geographical information: It is located in the center of South America, for that reason it is known as the “Heart of America”; It is a Mediterranean country, it has no direct access to the sea. It has an area of ​​406,752 km². It is located between latitudes 19º 18`and 27º 30`and longitudes 54º 19` and 62º 38º west of the meridian of Greenwich.

 

Different seasons: The country has four stations:
– Summer (December to March),
– Autumn (March to June),
– Winter (June to September),
– Spring (September to December).
But because it is a sub tropical country most of the year is found with high temperatures.

 

Best things to do/visit during days offvisit tourist sites for example: Tree Tunnel, Crystal Jump, The caverns of Vallemi, Lake ¨Ojo del Mar¨, The San Cosme and Damian Dunes, Monday’s jump, Ita Kua, Ypacarai Lake and Ruins of Trinidad and other places.

 

Languages needed/ most spoken languages: In much of the country in Spanish and Guaraní (native language).

 

Visa informationCitizens of the following countries require a visitor visa to be in transit or to enter Paraguay: Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama. Citizens of the following countries do not require a visitor visa to be in transit or to enter Paraguay: Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, United States, Uruguay.
For any questions, consult the embassy or consulate.

 

Special local IAAS activities which interns can joinMeetings, conferences, camp (annual) and various activities (field days, training for producers, etc.)

 

Other useful information for incoming exchange students expro.paraguay@iaasworld.org

 

Are you willing to offer internships on request? : Yes

Sweden

Country: Sweden

 

Geographical informationNorthern Europe

 

Different seasons4 seasons: winter, spring, summer and autumn. Mostly winter so bring warm clothes.

 

Best things to do/visit during days offHaving a “Swedish fika”, enjoying winter sports like skiing and ice skating, hiking in the woods and the northern mountains, visit our old cities and Stockholms and Göteborgs archipelago.

 

Languages needed/ most spoken languagesSwedish is our official language but everyone understands and speaks English.

 

Visa informationSchengen visa, details depend on the country.
For more information visit: https://www.migrationsverket.se/English/Startpage.html

 

Special local IAAS activities which interns can joinActivities arranged by our student union, Ultuna Studentkår in Uppsala.

 

Other useful information for incoming exchange students Bring the right clothes for each season and be prepared for the long dark days during winter and bright nights during summer.

We are focused on finding internships based on request, so if there is a specific field or company you would like to intern with, please let us know!

 

Are you willing to offer internships on request? : Yes

Portugal

Country: Portugal

 

Geographical information: Located in the western tip of Europe there’s a country that faces the Atlantic Ocean. This country has strong connections to the sea but has also deep roots on the work of the land and agriculture. From the mountains and plateaus of Trás os Montes and Beira Interior in the Northeastern part of the country, to the flat plains of Alentejo in the South, from the lush green fields surrounded by vineyards in the Minho to the pear orchards in the western region, from the outstanding vineyards of the Douro to the citrus orchards in the Algarve, from the very productive Ribatejo, land of bullfights, to the islands of Açores, land of the happy cows, and the archipelago of Madeira, known for its flowers and wine. This country is Portugal.

 

Different seasons: Our climate is characterized by hot summers, and mild winters. Autumn and Spring with very comfortable weather, a coat will do the job.

 

Best things to do/visit during days off: You can easily get to a traditional bar or pub and enjoy the nightlife. If you are near the coast you can go to beach or enjoy the landscapes around the country. If you are near an historic city, you can walk around and get to know the town and historic and iconic places.

 

Languages needed/ most spoken languages: Portuguese is the mother language but younger generations speak basic English. Some people understand Spanish too.

 

Visa information: can be found in website

 

Special local IAAS activities which interns can joinEvery activity the local committees are organizing at the time, from wine tasting, to lectures or technical visits.

 

Other useful information for incoming exchange students Bring the right clothes for each season. Enjoy the most you can of what our country has to offer in agriculture, lifestyle and tourism.

 

Are you willing to offer internships on request? : Yes

 

Ghana

Country: Ghana

 

Geographical information: West Africa

 

Different seasonsWinter and summer

 

Best things to do/visit during days off:

 

Languages needed/ most spoken languagesEnglish and French

 

Visa information: can be found in website

 

Special local IAAS activities which interns can joinNational congress

 

Are you willing to offer internships on request?; Yes

Netherlands

Country: Netherlands

 

Geographical information:  Small, densely-populated country located in Western Europe. Long coastline and a flat landscape (perfect for cycling). Lots of man-made land thanks to dykes. Be prepared for occasional rain!

 

Different seasons: Winter, spring, summer, autumn.

 

Best things to do/visit during days offDutch public transport is expensive but efficient, and as the Netherlands is a small country, you can see many of the highlights:
– Beautiful cities, traditional and modern.
– In spring, you can visit the tulip gardens at Keukenhof.
– The windmills of Kinderdijk.
– Beaches, dykes, and dunes.
And if you’re tired of that, the Netherlands borders Germany and Belgium, full of their own attractions.

See more at:
https://wikitravel.org/en/Netherlands

 

Languages needed/ most spoken languagesYou can easily get by with just English, as most people have a good command of the language. The official language is Dutch.

 

Visa informationCheck whether you need a visa – and how to get it – here:
https://www.netherlandsandyou.nl/travel-and-residence/visas-for-the-netherlands

The Netherlands is part of the Schengen zone of the EU, so once you have a Dutch visa, you can travel around most of the rest of Europe visa-free.

 

Special local IAAS activities which interns can joinInterns are welcome to join our weekly meetings. We also do occasional trade fairs and workshops.

 

Other useful information for incoming exchange students Wageningen University and Research is one of the leading agricultural universities. People come here from all over the world to study and do research. Despite the town being quite small, there is a very international vibe, with 50% of MSc students coming from abroad.

Wageningen is a small town – quaint, but nothing too fascinating – which means that everyone is here because they are interested in the work they do. The atmosphere is unique, also because people are highly aware of issues regarding sustainability and agriculture. There are also plenty of related activities for internationals.

 

Are you willing to offer internships on request? : Yes

Austria

Country: Austria

 

Geographical informationMostly Alpine areas in the south and agricultural landscape around the danube river

 

Different seasons:

 

Best things to do/visit during days offSkiing in winter and hiking in summer. Also the City’s Salzburg, Graz and of course Vienna are always worth a visit and easy reachable by train.

 

Languages needed/ most spoken languages: German and English

 

Visa informationNo Visa for EU Members needed

 

Special local IAAS activities which interns can joinWe are always working on different projects with focus on our studies, but nothing on regular bases. So if you are interested just ask.

 

Are you willing to offer internships on request?  : No

France

Country: France

 

Geographical information:

 

Different seasonsWinter, spring, summer and autumn

 

Best things to do/visit during days off:

 

Languages needed/ most spoken languages: French

 

Visa information: Can be found in website

 

Special local IAAS activities which interns can join:

 

Other useful information for incoming exchange students :

 

Are you willing to offer internships on request? : Yes