Academic committee

Its role is to:

  • Guarantee the quality of the education and training programme
  • Define the learning outcomes and ensure course contents meet the required standards
  • Propose changes in the study curriculum when necessary
  • Ensure course consistency and equal assessment policies in each partner institution
  • Supervise the final selection of students enrolling in the study programme
  • Assess and ensure that student evaluations have been completed in each academic year.
  • Administrate and supervise student and professor mobilities
  • Validate the participation of new partner institutions
  • Oversee and validate student professional thesis projects

 

Partner members of the Academic Committee

  • Etienne Neethling, PhD (Master coordinator): Ecole Supérieure d’Agriculutres (ESA) in Angers (France) – Lecturer and researcher in viticulture.
  • Pr. Luigi Bavaresco: Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC) in Piacenza (Italy) – Lecturer and researcher in viticulture.
  • Pr. José Luis Aleixandre: Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) in Valencia (Spain) – Lecturer and researcher in oenology.
  • Pr. Vicente Sousa: Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD) in Vila Real (Portugal).
  • György Pasti, PhD: Szent István Egyetem (SZIU) in Budapest (Hungary) – Lecturer and researcher in oenology.
  • Péter Bodor, PhD: Szent István Egyetem (SZIU) in Budapest (Hungary) – Lecturer and researcher in viticulture.
  • Roland Riesen, PhD: Ecole d’Ingénieurs de Changins in Nyon (Swizerland) – Lecturer and researcher in oenology.
  • Matteo Mota, PhD: Ecole d’Ingénieurs de Changins in Nyon (Swizerland) – Lecturer in viticulture.
  • Wessel Du Toit, PhD: Stellenbosch University (South Africa) – Lecturer and researcher in oenology.
  • Pr. Edmundo Bordeu: Pontificia Universidad de Chile (PUC) in Santiago (Chile) – Lecturer and researcher in oenology.
  • Professional representatives of the wine industry are invited to attend consortium meetings.

 

Associated partner members of the academic committee

  • Pr. Andrea Versari: Università di Bologna (UNIBO) in Cesena (Italy) – Lecturer and researcher in oenology.
  • Olivier Etcheverria, PhD: Université d’Angers (UA) in Angers (France) – Lecturer and researcher in gastronomy and wine tourism.
  • Chris Foss: Plumpton College in Brighton (England) – Lecturer in viticulture and oenology.

 

Members of the academic committee at ESA Angers (France)

  • Cécile Coulon-Leroy, PhD: Lecturer and researcher in viticulture and oenology – Head of the viticulture and oenology department.
  • Christel Renaud-Gentié, PhD: Lecturer and researcher in viticulture.
  • Chantal Maury, PhD: Lecturer and researcher in viticulture and oenology.
  • Pierre Davadant: Lecturer in viticulture and oenology – Head of professional bachelor in marketing and international trade of terroir wines.
  • Nicolas Brouté: Lecturer in wine marketing and branding – Head of the engineering vine and wine major.
  • Gaël Roul: Lecturer in wine marketing and territorial development.
  • Annie Sigwalt: Lecturer and researcher in sociology.

 

Members of the administrative team at ESA Angers