Almeria, Spain

Horticultura Protegida Sostenible: Sistemas de Cultivo sin Suelo e Hidroponía

when 2 July 2018 - 26 July 2018
language Spanish
duration 4 weeks
credits 11 EC
fee EUR 1800

This course belongs to the STUDY ABROAD summer program of the University of Almeria. This Summer Program offers 4-week intensive academic and professional courses taught by Doctors and Full Professors of proven expertise and experience in the most leading-edge areas of knowledge of our University (Science and Engineering, Business and Social Sciences, Computing, Health Sciences, Education, Modern Languages, Tourism, etc).

This program is a unique opportunity for both undergraduate and postgraduate students from around the world to improve their academic, scientific and professional knowledge and expertise through a unique summer academic immersion experience. Since our beginning (2013), more than 250 students from different international universities have already participated (USA, Canada, Australia, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Belgium, UK, Finland, Norway, Netherlands, Austria, etc.).

The summer course packages include accommodation and meals, local transport voucher, cultural tours and trips, among other. The workload of the courses is 80 hours and they can be recognized by up to 11 ECTS credits at the home university. Please notice that our summer courses are addressed both to Undergraduate and Postgraduate students.

Course leader

Miguel Urrestarazu Gavilán


Target group

Undergraduate and/or postgraduate students from universities all over the world

Course aim

1. Formar técnicos superiores capaces de afrontar los más modernos retos en el campo de la
horticultura protegida y en especial en los cultivos sin suelos e hidropónicos.
2. Capacitar a los profesionales del sector para afrontar adecuadamente problemas de control
climático, fertirrigación y mínima contaminación, manteniendo un respecto máximo sobre el
medio ambiente.
3. Aprender la metodología y técnicas para hacer lo más competitivo posible un agroecosistema de horticultura protegida.
4. Aprender y Usar de software comerciales de control climático y fertirrigación.
5. Visitar instalaciones comerciales de horticultura protegida representativas de la vertiente

Credits info

11 EC
The 80-hour course can be recognized by up to 11 ECTS credtis at home university.
The 45-hour course can be recognized by up to 6 ECTS credtis at home university.

Fee info


· Course registration and tuition

· Accommodation at University Halls of Residence (newly built in 2016)

· Meals (Full board: breakfast, lunch and dinner)

· Free WIFI (on accommodation and Campus)

· Local transport card

· Travel and medical insurance

· Free access to university facilities (library, computer and study rooms, etc.)

· Buddy system (support from the International Student Association)

· Academic events

· Visits to industries (1 – 3 per course)

· Cultural program (at least 5 sightseeing tours and trips & organized social activities).

· Official Certificate & Transcript of Records.
EUR 1700: Registrations made before March 30, 2018 have 5.5% discount (1,700 EUR).


· Early-bird registration: 5.5% discount (1,700 EUR) for registrations made before March 30, 2018.

· Standard registration: 1,800 EUR

· Possibility of payment in installments (900 EUR x 2)