AgroParisTech is an institute of higher education and research (“Grande Ecole”) that aims to address some of the most pressing challenges of our century: sustainable food provision, preservation of natural resources as well as support and integration of bioeconomy. Research and education at APT addresses the fields of agronomic sciences and technologies, forestry, life sciences, food technology, biotechnologies, environment, health, management of natural resources among others. It was founded in 2007 by three engineering grandes ecoles and since then has developed alliances with other major French institutions. It hosts 2,000 students, of which 20% are international students. In addition, it has 142 partnerships with foreign universities in 47 countries.
APT is organised in 24 joint research units, 5 departments and 8 campuses (4 in Paris and the greater Paris area). In 2018 it ranked among the top 10 universities in the field of “Agriculture and Forestry” in the QS World University Ranking.
APT’s Direction des Relations Internationales provides information for international students.