Collaboration is part of a Framework Agreement signed by both institutions in 2007, and will last for three years with extension possibilities for a similar period.
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (PUCV) and Fisheries Development Institute (IFOP), signed a training agreement by means of which all professionals belonging to the latter, enrolled in the Master in Aquatic Resources Management of Ocean Sciences School, you will have a 50% reduction in the regular fee value.
Professor Exequiel González, PUCV Master’s Degree Director, commented that this collaboration is very positive since it facilitates that IFOP scientific and technical personnel can get perfectioning training in an extremely important area such as fisheries resources and aquaculture management.
“Our bet, as a postgraduate program, is to be a real contribution to knowledge and information generation, and we believe that this incentive will be a motivation for professionals belonging to the institution to continue training,” the academic added.
Within the agreement considerations, IFOP commits to support this Master’s degree with charlist experts and in other activities to be mutually concerted, among which conferences, seminars, among others may be considered.
Coordination for materialization will be in charge of Deans Council of Marine Sciences and Geography Faculty, by the Program and by IFOP Fisheries Research Division Head.
Aquatic Resource Management Master, is aimed at training professionals with skills and competencies for activities management that are currently use aquatic environment and resources, contributing to sustainable development and integrating ecosystemic and precautionary approach for evaluation and management.
It has four areas of interest: instruments for aquatic resources management; environment and resource evaluation; technologies for sustainable production; and economics and evaluation for management.