In 2022 Montpellier SupAgro becomes l'Institut Agro Montpellier
Be part of a real research unit from May to July in the Montpellier scientific community!
The Junior Research Lab (JRL) is an eight-week teaching unit dedicated to learning through research. Students can choose their research theme, benefit from the support of senior researchers and are encouraged to develop co-training. It is a bridge between academic input and research activity, an opportunity for students to exchange with students from other disciplines, other countries and to prepare a long-term personal research project.
It puts students in the position of managing a research project from the construction of working hypotheses, the acquisition of data, their analysis and the sharing of their research in written and oral form. The scientific and transversal objective of this module is therefore to enable students to develop their ability to:
Scientific disciplines: The scientific topics of the research project are addressed through the field of expertise of l’Institut Agronomique, i.e, mainly in biology, ecology, sol sciences, agronomy, rural economics. Every year, a team of academics is volunteering for mentoring the students during their project. Available discipline varies accordingly.
Organization & content course
The course is a full time 8-week-long course. It is organized into three main types of activities:
Successful completion of this course brings 14 ECTS credits (1/2 semester).
All disciplinary content is addressed within the research projects where it is relevant.
Research Units: potentially all (120) research units from MUSE - Montpellier University of Excellence
L'Institut Agro Montpellier
Campus de La Gaillarde
2 place Pierre Viala