Département Sciences Economiques, Sociales et de Gestion

Department of Economics, Management and Social Sciences

A continuum of training, research, and innovation

Update : 07/15/2020

The department's teaching team provides students with theoretical and methodological skills for the following fields of application: Agricultural and agrifood economics, Rural and territorial development, Food consumption and marketing, Supply chains and agrifood systems, Business management and entrepreneurship, Environmental and natural resource management.

Training program

MSc in Engineering programs

Masters and Advancer Master's degree programs

The department also coordinates a research master's degree in Economics of agricultural development, environment and food, a master’s degree in Agrifood marketing and sales via work-study an Advanced Master® co-accredited with EMLYON Business School dedicated to Management and entrepreneurship in the food and pharmaceutical industries, Management des Entreprises du Vivant et de l'Agroalimentaire (MAEVA).

It also is closely involved in the Wine Marketing master's program – co-accredited by the University of Montpellier - and the Advanced Master® Innovations and policies for sustainable food systems program.


The research activities of the department are carried out in four joint research units (UMR): Innovation, CEE-M, MOISA and GRED.

Innovations and partnerships

The department works in close collaboration with regional professional sectors linked to rural development and the agrifood sector, as well as with research institutes located on Agropolis International campus (mainly INRA and CIRAD) and the University of Montpellier. It develops partnerships with other universities and higher education institutions in France and abroad.

CAPEye is a monitoring, training and expertise unit focussed on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) for all those who want to understand and learn more about CAP.


  • Director of Department of Economics, Management and Social Sciences



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    Karine GAUCHE

    Director of Department of Economics, Management and Social Sciences

    • Department of Economics, Management and Social Sciences (SESG)
    • UMR Markets, organisations, institutions and stakeholders strategies (MOISA)
    • Montpellier SupAgro

    Email : karine.gauche@supagro.fr

    Phone : +33 (0)4 99 61 24 19

    Phone : +33 (0)4 99 61 24 19

L'institut Agro | Montpellier SupAgro
2 place Pierre Viala
34060 Montpellier - France
Tél. : +33 (0)4 99 61 22 00 Tél. : +33 (0)4 99 61 22 00
Fax : +33 (0)4 99 61 29 00

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Bloc Marianne - République Française

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