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Food Systems, International curriculum in Food Science and Technology

Tuition fee €9,000 per year

€ 9000 per year for non-EU student
€ 5000 per year for EU student

The participation fee covers tuition fees for participating universities, mandatory travel during a semester (e. g. for off-site modules & activities) and participation in joint modules & activities (e. g. Summer School, Graduate Conference). It does not cover travel from one partner university to the next between semesters. The participation fee will be charged per semester.

Scholarship will be available!

More information

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Overview

Application deadline:

30 Mar 2021 23:59:59 Europe/Brussels time
Deadline applies to applicants who are citizens of a country outside the European Union (non-EU) or United Kingdom

25 Jun 2021 23:59:59 Europe/Brussels time
Deadline applies to applicants who are citizens of a country in the European Union (EU)

Study location

Path 1: Turin (Italy), Warsaw (Poland) & Stuttgart (Germany)
Path 2: Turin (Italy), Stuttgart (Germany) & Warsaw (Poland)
Path 3: Turin (Italy), Warsaw (Poland) & Madrid (Spain)

Deposit fee
€ 250 one-time
After being accepted by the programme, you will be offered to accept or decline the enrolment. When you accept the offer, you will be required to pay a deposit fee of 250 euro. The deposit fee will be deducted from the invoice for your first semester fee. If payment is not received within 7 days after accepting the offer, it is possible you will no longer be accepted within the programme.
The deposit fee is non-refundable.

For more information, please feel free to visit our dedicated webpage.

Programme structure

Path 1
Semester 1 – Food safety of the whole value chain – University of Turin
Semester 2 – Food System Management – University of Warsaw
Semester 3 – AgriFood Science and Engineering – University of Hohenheim
Semester 4 – Thesis – University of Turin
Semester 1 – University of Turin – Food safety of the whole value chain
The main subjects covered in the track will be the food safety of the whole chain from production to consumption, with insights of foodborne pathogens physiology and virulence, food toxicology, food safety management systems. Problem solving exercise will be carried out in the field of food safety.
Overarching module: SPOC Introduction to the Food System
Semester 2 – University of Warsaw – Food System Management
The track Food System Management is offered for those who want to invent and develop innovative solutions for the food sector, and simultaneously to have an impact on the commercialization process. The goal of the track is to educate people with entrepreneurial and responsible mindset who are able to identify market needs and opportunities, and manage projects generating values for customers.
Overarching module: Summer School Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Food System
Semester 3 – University of Hohenheim – AgriFood Science and Engineering
This track will cover the “front” end of the food system namely primary production principles as well as conversion and processing to value added ingredients and innovative food products. The module “AgFoodTech” provides an introduction and overview to the track, complemented by two electives from a pool of modules from the fields of food science or agricultural technology.
Overarching module: Emerging Technologies Business Case Study
Semester 4 – University of Turin – Thesis

Path 2
Semester 1 – Food safety of the whole value chain – University of Turin
Semester 2 – AgriFood Science and Engineering – University of Hohenheim
Semester 3 – Food System Management – University of Warsaw
Semester 4 – Thesis – University of Turin
Semester 1 – University of Turin – Food safety of the whole value chain
The main subjects covered in the first semester will be the food safety of the whole chain from production to consumption, with insights of foodborne pathogens physiology and virulence, food toxicology, food safety management systems. Problem solving exercise will be carried out in the field of food safety.
Overarching module: SPOC Introduction to the Food System
Semester 2 – University of Hohenheim – AgriFood Science and Engineering
This semester will cover the “front” end of the food system namely primary production principles as well as conversion and processing to value added ingredients and innovative food products. The module “AgFoodTech” provides an introduction and overview to the track, complemented by two electives from a pool of modules from the fields of food science or agricultural technology.
Overarching module: Summer School Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Food System
Semester 3 – University of Warsaw – Food System Management
The semester Food System Management is offered for those who want to invent and develop innovative solutions for the food sector, and simultaneously to have an impact on the commercialization process. The goal of the track is to educate people with entrepreneurial and responsible mindset who are able to identify market needs and opportunities, and manage projects generating values for customers.
Overarching module: Emerging Technologies Business Case Study
Semester 4 – University of Turin – Thesis

Path 3
Semester 1 – Food safety of the whole value chain – University of Turin
Semester 2 – Food System Management – University of Warsaw
Semester 3 – Functional Foods and Precision Nutrition – Autonomous University of Madrid
Semester 4 – Thesis – University of Turin
Semester 1 – University of Turin – Food safety of the whole value chain
The main subjects covered in the track will be the food safety of the whole chain from production to consumption, with insights of foodborne pathogens physiology and virulence, food toxicology, food safety management systems. Problem solving exercise will be carried out in the field of food safety.
Overarching module: SPOC Introduction to the Food System
Semester 2 – University of Warsaw – Food System Management
The track Food System Management is offered for those who want to invent and develop innovative solutions for the food sector, and simultaneously to have an impact on the commercialization process. The goal of the track is to educate people with entrepreneurial and responsible mindset who are able to identify market needs and opportunities, and manage projects generating values for customers.
Overarching module: Summer School Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Food System
Semester 3 – Autonomous University of Madrid – Functional Foods and Precision Nutrition
This semester will allow the students to acquire knowledge and skills related to the action/s and effect/s of bioactive food compounds on human health status. The students will explore novel entrepreneurial venues through the application of functional foods specifically designed for precision nutrition, for both healthy individuals and chronic diseases patients.
Overarching module: Emerging Technologies Business Case Study
Semester 4 – University of Turin – Thesis

Apply now! Academic year 2021/22
Application start
Jan 12, 2022
Application deadline
30 Mar 2022 23:59:59
UTC time

Extra-EU citizens (UK included) residing abroad: 30 Mar 2021. EU citizens and citizens currently residing in Italy: 25 Jun 2021. To apply please visit: https://mfs-apply.eitfood.eu/

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Academic year 2021/22
Application start
Jan 12, 2022
Application deadline
30 Mar 2022 23:59:59
UTC time

Extra-EU citizens (UK included) residing abroad: 30 Mar 2021. EU citizens and citizens currently residing in Italy: 25 Jun 2021. To apply please visit: https://mfs-apply.eitfood.eu/

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States