By the multilateral Agreement of the governments of Spain, France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Turkey and Yugoslavia, the International Center of Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (ICAMASCIHEAM) was established∗ with the purpose of offering post-graduate education – economic and technological, and was ratified by Greece by the legislative decree 4443/64 (Official Journal A 223).
According to the Agreement, CIHEAM can authorize through conventions between itself and the contracting countries the establishment of Institutes or branches which are accredited to offer post graduate education at a Master of Science Level in technological, Applied Biological and Economic sectors related to Agriculture and the Environment. (Act3, par1, section c, Act 6, par.1, and Act 9, par.2 of the founding agreement above).
The establishment in Greece of the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (MAICh which is accredited as CIHEAM Institute was ratified by Greece by 1537/85 (Official Journal A 48) and thus obtained the supralegislative validity of Article 28 par. 1 of the Greek Constitution. MAICh organises international, interdisciplinary post graduate programs and offers scholarships to an average of 150 candidates from 18 different countries annually.
Qualified candidates from CIHEAM or other countries can be eligible for scholarship, fully or partly covering: a) tuition, b) board, c) accommodation, d) pocket money and e) health insurance.
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Last update: 14 of June, 2012