EU-US Atlantis Program on Bioproducts

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Ghent University is the E.U. lead institution of a EU–US Consortium, with partners at Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria; and the National Polytechnic Institute of Toulouse, France. The American partners are University of Arkansas, Iowa State University and Kansas State University. An important objective of the consortium is to facilitate master students and staff mobility for transatlantic study in the area of biomaterial production and utilization. The program funds up to 4,000 euro for participating students. Student enroll at their home university and have their tuition waived at the US institution. Students interested in studying at US partner institutions should contact prof. Koen Dewettinck (Koen.Dewettinck@UGent.be) regarding making application.

There are two types of programs available for students and staff. One provides opportunities to study at one of the US partner institutions for one semester by completing coursework and/or research. The second are two-week intensive study programs (IP’s) consisting of lectures and field trips with a final exam.

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