Placeholder image for Bordeaux Sciences Agro

Bordeaux Sciences Agro

Bordeaux Sciences Agro is a public higher education institute and agronomic research facility under the aegis of the French Ministry of Agriculture, Agrifood and Forestry.

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (1)



Founded in 1962, it trains 600 students every year who follow Agronomy degree courses in their initial education as students or apprentices, or one of the six Master’s degrees co-accredited by universities in Bordeaux or by national partners, and in the specialised Master’s degree accredited by the ‘Conférence des Grandes Ecoles’.


  • The 1287 EGFV Mixed Research Unit brings together a full set of multidisciplinary competencies ranging from ecophysiology to molecular physiology, including biochemistry and genetics, to study vine function and the determinants of grape berry quality
  • The ‘Soil-Plant-Atmosphere Interactions’ (ISPA) Mixed Research Unit works to understand and model matter (C, N, P, K, water, particles, contaminants) and energy flows and cycles in anthropised, agricultural and forest ecosystems
  • The SAVE Mixed Research Unit develops research primarily on the wine growing agrosystem with the aim of understanding the mechanisms that underlie the installation and spread of illnesses and insect pest populations

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards


Housing services

  • During your studies at Bordeaux Sciences Agro, you may live on campus in one of our five student housing halls, like the majority of students.
  • You will have an exceptional living environment and access to many services.
  • You will also have nearby access to advantages that facilitate everyday life at school.

Library services

  • Reading Room
  • Internet-connected computers
  • Small work rooms for 6 people
  • Two large work rooms for 15 people
  • Free access to copiers and printers

ICT services

  • The housing units have network outlets allowing access to Bordeaux Sciences Agro’s IT resources and the Digital Workspace.
  • Internet access is possible through an Internet Service Provider. Bordeaux Sciences Agro has signed an agreement with the WIFIRST company; WIFIRST offers WI-FI at preferential rates without time commitments.

Medical services

In France, health insurance (or ‘Sécurité Sociale’/social security as it is more commonly known) is mandatory for all students. You must pay up front for your healthcare, doctor visits and medication. Your expenses are then partially reimbursed by Social Security. The remainder of the expenses is your responsibility.

Student Life

Campus life

  • At Bordeaux Sciences Agro, like most other universities in France, people from different countries who speak different languages study, live and socialize together.
  • Living with people from all over the world is a great experience and offers many new and exciting opportunities. We are looking forward to supporting you during your time in Bordeaux, and we will do our best to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

Student clubs

We have many student associations, so you can be fully committed and active in your role as a student! There are associations related to culture, sports, humanitarian causes, as well as to your field of study. The available activities are varied and will help your integration process and allow you to discover new passions and talents!

Student Reviews

Becoming a Professional for the Improvement of Mexican Wine
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

In terms of the University, studying at Bordeaux Science Agro a (MSc in Wine) has been a wonderful experience. The academic staff is awesome, really professionals in their subjects, the teachers are completely focus on students learning. The University has a strong structure for learning purposes, with all the wineries and research centers like ISVV (a wine research...