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									                          COMPARISON OF THE DIFFERENT INSTITUTIONS OF THE REALCES NETWORK
                                           (Information given by the members)
                                                                 1. NATIONAL EDUCATIVE SYSTEM
                    FESIA / FRANCE            SPAIN           PORTUGAL               ITALY         CHILE         MEXICO        ARGENTINA        ARGENTINA         ARGENTINA          BRAZIL
   Agricultural                              UCO
   faculties or     ESA /ESAP/ ISA /      ETSIAM (Ing.
                                                                 IPCB                UNIPR          PUC           UACH            UCCU              UNCU               UCA             UFG
   colleges of       ISAB / ISARA         Agronomy &
   agriculture                             Forestry)

   Duration of          5 Years              6 Years            9 Years             5 Years       8 Years        6 Years         7 Years           7 Years           7 Years          8 years
primary education       (6 to 11)            (6 to 12)          (6 to 15)           (6 to 10)     (6 to 13)      (6 to 12)       (5 to 11)         (5 to 11)         (5 to 11)       (6 to 12)

   Duration of                                                                      8 Years        4 Years        3 Years                                                             3 years
                        7 Years              6 Years            3 Years                                                          5 Years           5 Years           5 Years
   secondary                                                                      (11 to 19) =   (14 to 18) =    (13 to 15)                                                         (14 to 17) =
                     (11 to 18) = 12      (12 to 18) = 12    (15 to 18) = 12                                                  (12 to 18) = 12   (12 to 18) = 12   (12 to 18) = 12
   education                                                                           13             12      + 3 prepa. = 12                                                            11
                                                            Final exam at the                                    Examen
                                          Selectividad                              Maturita
                                                               end of the                                       Unico de
   Final exam        Baccalauréat         (High School                            (High School     None                            None             None              None             INIM
                                                               secondary                                       Admisión a
                                            Degree)                                 Diploma)
                                                                schooling                                      Preparatoria


                          NO                                                                                         NO
                   Students have to                                                                               (After the
                                                              NO                NO                                                                     NO                               NO
                       pass the                                                                                  secondary                                             NO
                                                       (students have to   (Access to                                           NOT ALWAYS         (The exam                          Test of
                 Baccalauréat exam           NO                                                                  schooling,                                          exam of
                                                          pass the final     Degree                 NO                           ( Curso de    depends on the                     admission =
                   and get the best   (the student has                                                         students have                                        admission
Direct access to                                       exams and get the courses with            Prueba de                        ingreso is        academic                        Vestibular
                   marks possible +      to get the                                                              3 years of                                     (general subjects
   University                                              best marks       "numerus               aptitud                        required in  training chosen.                   (In agronomy
                 Compulsory exam of     Selectividad                                                              studies to                                     + specific ones
                                                       possible to enter a   clausus"            académica                          some          It can be an                       1out of 8
                 admission required        degree)                                                              prepare the                                       linked to the
                                                        University where   require an                                            universities)   upgrade or a                       students is
                  to enter one of the                                                                          exam to enter                                          field)
                                                       places are limited) entry test)                                                         selective exam).                     accepted)
                  FESIA colleges of                                                                            the University
                      agriculture                                                                             of their choice.)


 Average age of
   access to            18 Years             18 Years           18 Years            19 Years      18 Years     18-19 Years       18 Years          18 Years          18 Years        17 Years
   University
                                       ALFA Meeting - Realces Network          (M.Marchandise / S.Michaud 14/ 02/03 - Revised 19/02/03)
2. ACADEMIC INFORMATION ABOUT THE FACULTIES and COLLEGES (in agriculture, food industry, environment, agribusiness)

                     ESA               ESAP             ISA            ISAB          ISARA          ETSIAM             IPCB          UNIPR              PUC               UACH               UCCU             UNCU                UCA                UFG
Courses (and                                                                                                                       All BSc and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the food
year) open to                                                                                                       All courses    MSc receive                                                  food
                                                        All                                                                                                                                                                      industry
foreign                                                                                                                and all        foreign                                                 industry                                         agronomy and
                  All courses       All courses      courses        All courses     All courses     During the 5                                                                                           Graduate and         faculty is
students                                                                                                                years        students       All courses         All courses       oenology (in                                              food
                  (BSc, MSc)        (BSc, MSc)        (BSc,         (BSc, MSc)      (BSc, MSc)     years of study                                                                                          postgraduate           open to
                                                                                                                    except the      but no MA-                                            the last year                                         engineering
                                                      MSc)                                                                                                                                                                        foreign
                                                                                                                         first         level                                              of the career)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 students
                                                                                                                                    mobility at
Av erage and      between 6,5                             1                                                                        the moment                          same length
                                     6,5 months                    6 months to 5     6 months          6 to 9       1semester          7 to 9       1 semester                                2 to 3           3 to 6         6 months to
maximal           months to 5                         semester                                                                                                          as mexican                                                             4 to 8 months
                                      to 5 years                      years          to 5 years       months         to 1 year       months       (undergraduate)                            months           months             1 year
duration             years                           to 5 years                                                                                                           students
System of                                                                                              Yes,            Not yet         Yes,             Yes,                  Yes,                                                 Yes,
credits?                                               Yes,                                                         implemente                    1 academic year
                                                                                                   1 academic                      1 academic                             between                                In           1 academic
                                    1 academic year: 60 credits (full time study)                                    d but ready                          :
                                                                                                       year:                           year:                           41(maestría)                        postgraduate            year:
                                             1 semester : 30 credits                                                   to start                      100 credits                               No                                                     No
                                                                                                   80,5 credits                     60 credits                             and 65                           : 1 credit =       100 credits
                                                                                                   1 semester :      1academic     1 semester      1 semester (16          credits                             15H00          1 semester :
                                                                                                    40 credits           year:     : 30 credits      weeks) : 50        (doctorado)                                             50 credits
                                                                                                                      60 credits                       credits
Recognition of                                                                                                                                                         Yes (but the         No, except
what is studied                                                                                                                                                           credits                          It depends on
                                                                                                                                                                                           with Univ. La
abroad                                                                                                                                              Yes, after a         obtained                            the UNCU's
                                                                                                                                                                                          Serena, Chile
                      Yes               Yes            Yes              Yes            Yes              Yes            Yes             Yes         case by case           abroad                              agreement         Partially            Yes
                                                                                                                                                                                          (postgraduate
                                                                                                                                                      study            can't exceed                          with foreign
                                                                                                                                                                                               level)
                                                                                                                                                                        a 25% in a                           universities
                                                                                                                                                                          UACH
System of                            out of 20                     letter system     out of 20       out of 10       out of 20      out of 30         out of 7          out of 100          out of 10        out of 10          out of 10         out of 10
marking?                                                               (A - F)
How do you                                                                                                           10 : pass      pass : 18                              pass : 66          pass : 7                            pass : 7         pass : 7,5
                      < 10 : fail  10 : pass    10-12 :                                                                                                                                                        pass : 7
j udge a mark?                                                                                                        10-13 :       sufficient:                            if student        if student                          if student    if failure : final
                                 acceptable                                                          <4,9 : fail                                       4 : pass                                               if student
                                                                                                                    acceptable          24                              fails : has to    fails : has to                      fails : has to     exam (= 80%
                    13-15 : good 16-18 : excellent (= 10%                                          5 - 6,9 : pass                                 good students =                                           fails : has to
                                                                                     < 10 : fail                      (= 70%)      good: 26-28                         pass an exam        pass a final                        pass a final        students)
                                  students)                           pass : C                     7 - 8,9 : good                                        5 to 6                                              pass a final
                                                                                     10 : pass                        13-16 :       excellent :                          (porcentage          exam >4                             exam >4       2004 : pass =
                        19-20 : exceptional (unusual)                                                 9 - 9,9 :                                     (porcentage of                                             exam >4
                                                                                                                       good            29-30                              of failure in         (90%                                (90%               >5
                    (90% students get the marks 10 to 15)                                            excellent                                     failure very low)                                         (50% fail in
                                                                                                                    16-20 : very   18-24 = 1/3                           the career =      succeed in                          succeed in       if < 5 : has to
                                                                                                                                                                                                           the first years)
                                                                                                                       good        24-27 = 1/3                                 2%)          the career)                         the career)          repeat
Compulsory                                                                                                                          T 27 = 1/3
                                                                                                                                    > he study                         Postgraduate:
                                                                                                                       In the
foreign                                                                                                                            of a foreign                             English                          French is
                                                                                                                     agriculture                  English will be
languages ?                         English + 2d foreign language compulsory                                                         language                          compulsory +          English       compulsory in         English              None
                                                                                                       None           faculty,                    compulsory in
                                                                                                                                      (mainly                             2nd foreign      compulsory        Master of         compulsory
                                                                                                                     English is                        2003
                                                                                                                                    english) is                            language                          viticulture
                                                                                                                    compulsory
                                                                                                                                   compulsory                             facultative
                  English:100                                                        English:
                                    English: 608
                         %                                                              372                                                                            Compulsory :
Foreign                             Spanish: 246                  English: 100%
                    Spanish:                                                         Spanish:                                                                           English: 900
languages                            German: 99                   Spanish: 50%                                                      English                                                facultative:     Facultative :      500 students
                       54%                           English                            163                             English                      facultative:       Facultative :
proposed and                           Italian: 5                 German: 10%                                                        French                                                  German           English         learn English.   English, French
                     German:                         Spanish                         German:                        classes are                        French          English : 973
number of                            the study of                 Portuguese:10                                                     German                                                   French         Portuguese            10% of        and Spanish
                       41%                           German                             102                          proposed                          German           French: 170
students                                  other                   % Italian: 5%                                                     Spanish                                                Portuguese         French            beginners
                   Italian: 2%                                                      Italien: 27                                                                        Japanese: 50
concerned ?                         languages is                   Chinese: 3%
                     Portug. :                                                      Chinese: 7                                                                          German: 42
                                      possible…
                       1,5%                                                         Russian: 7

								
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