Appui à l'enseignement agricole

Florac Institute for Innovative Education in Agro-Environment

Update : 12/02/2021

Within Montpellier SupAgro, Florac Institute for Innovative Education in Agro-Environment is responsible for supporting technical agricultural education in the school’s fields of expertise.

Fields of expertise

Florac Institute for Innovative Education in Agro-Environment specializes in:

  • the sustainable management of natural areas through agriculture
  • education, innovative teaching methods and, in particular, environmental education and education in responsibility
  • training in methods and tools to enhance cooperation between network actors


Student field trip on Causse Méjean
Student field trip on Causse Méjean

Within these fields, the Institute conducts training (initial and continuing), research and consulting activities at the interface between agricultural technical education and advanced agricultural science studies.

As part of Montpellier SupAgro’s mission to support agricultural education, Florac Institute assists educational establishments and teaching staff through training, research-action, and the development of digital resources.

In particular, it regularly organizes events (seminars, conferences, etc.) involving teacher-researchers, students, professionals and partners. The Institute’s combined skills are placed at the service of several priority themes for public agricultural education: teaching to produce differently, living together and promoting the values of the Republic, innovating teaching approaches and digital education, developing a European and international outlook.


Florac Institute for Innovative Education in Agro-Environment partners primarily with:

  • EPLEFPA of Lozère
  • Cevennes national park
  • Entente Causses Cévennes
  • Agrosup Dijon
  • AgroCampus Ouest
  • Bergerie Nationale
  • Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3
  • Université Perpignan Via Domitia
  • ENFA Toulouse

Teams and resources

Florac Institute has 45 staff members. A management team and four departments ensure the Institute’s operations. The Institute’s board, composed of 20 members, is responsible for consultation, information and proposals.


L'Institut Agro - Campus de Florac
9 rue Célestin Freinet
48400 Florac-Trois-Rivières


L'Institut Agro Montpellier
2 place Pierre Viala
34060 Montpellier - France
Tél. : +33 (0)4 99 61 22 00 Tél. : +33 (0)4 99 61 22 00
Fax : +33 (0)4 99 61 29 00

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