The Public University of Navarra (UPNA) will host one undergraduate or Master's student during summer 2020 for a hands-on viticulture internship. This student will also receive 850 euros per month (3 months) as part of an Erasmus+ grant.
UGA CAES - UPNA Viticulture Internship
Students will join the Viticulture team, where they will be able to improve their skills in the following subjects:
- Grapevine plant production process. Grafting. Rooting. Plant quality testing.
- Grapevine physiology. Implications of different canopy management & irrigation strategies on grapevine agronomic and physiological response.
- Grapevine phenology modeling.
- Precision viticulture. Evaluation of the implications of a site-specific irrigation system on yield and grape composition.
Funding through the Erasmus+ Grant:
The selected student will receive 850 Euros/month to cover housing and living expenses and may apply for additional scholarships to cover costs.
When: May-July, 2020 (3-month internship)
Navarra is located on the French border in the north of the Iberian Peninsula. Its long history has left it with a truly rich cultural and artistic heritage, including the Way of St James. It is also home to areas of outstanding natural beauty, very diverse landscapes spreading over its three distinct climate zones. Navarre heads the list of Spanish regions in terms of standard of living. Pamplona, the capital of Navarre, is a very safe, well communicated, welcoming city with a population of 200,000 and excellent services. Its numerous parks and gardens make it one of Europe’s greenest cities.
More about UPNA:
The Public University of Navarre (UPNA), an International Campus of Excellence, is a young academic institution that heads the list of Spanish universities in terms of teaching quality and the capacity to attract new students. With an international vocation and a strong commitment to teaching, the University, which has campuses in Pamplona and Tudela, and possesses outstanding facilities and services, provides the local region with human, technological and entrepreneurial capital, and its socioeconomic impact is extremely positive. Out of the classroom, a wide range of events and cultural activities fill the university agenda. Courses (Art and creation lab, short filmmaking, sessions with the Navarrese Symphony orchestra, etc.), film seasons, drama, music, exhibitions and initiatives to support creativity (prizes, long-standing music groups, choir, drama, etc.).
Ms. Amanda Newquist
Director of Experiential Learning
CAES Office of Academic Affairs