European Union Grants Huge Budget to Project by OMU Academicians and AGROBIGEN R&D

The project done by Ondokuz Mayıs University Faculty of Agriculture Department of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition faculty members Prof. Dr. Rıdvan Kızılkaya, Prof. Dr. Coşkun Gülser and Prof. Dr. Orhan Dengiz, with the support of OMU International Relations Office officers Hiroko Kawamorita and Birol Kurt, was accepted by the European Union (EU) Education, Audiovisual  and Culture Executive Agency – (EACEA) with a budget of 3 million 32 thousand euros.

The project titled “Erasmus Mundus Master in Soil Science (emiSS)” realized by Faculty of Agriculture academicians within the scope of the Erasmus+: Key Action 1- Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees (EMJMD) 2019 call is also the EU project with the highest budget.

A Master's Programme on Soil Science will be carried out within the scope of the project which will be coordinated by OMU Faculty of Agriculture Department of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. Higher education institutions Southern Federal University (SfeDU) from Russia, University of Agriculture in Krakow (UAK) from Poland, Agricultural University Bulgaria (AU) and Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) are the partners of the project, and scientists from higher education institutions in Bosnia Herzegovina, Georgia, Iran, Japan, Kazakhstan, Libya, Serbia, Tunisia and Ukraine and Samsun Teknopark company AGROBIGEN R&D and Federation of Eurasian Soil Science Societies will participate in the project as associate partners.