Master Sustainable Food Systems

European Master Sustainable Food Systems

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The MSc Food Systems is a joint venture of six leading European higher education institutes: The University of Kassel in Witzenhausen (Faculty of Organic Agricultural Sciences), the University of Applied Sciences Fulda (Faculty of Nutritional, Food and Consumer Sciences), the University of Ghent, Belgium (Faculty of Bioscience Engineering), Institute Supérieur d'Àgriculture et d'Àgroalimentaire Rhône-Alpes Lyon (France), University Cluj-Napoco, Romania Faculty of Horticulture) and University Aarhus, Denmark (Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Food Science).

Objectives

This European master's degree programme is tailored for students who:

  • are looking for an international degree with an intercultural and interdisciplinary focus on sustainable food systems along the value chain from farm to fork,
  • are interested in sustainable food production and how to manage and implement  food production related activities in a sustainable way,
  • want to benefit from a structured mobility scheme allowing to study at two different institutions at minimum,
  • are aiming at flexible career options within management positions in the food sector.

Content

The programme is entirely taught in English and implies to study at least in two partner countries (Belgium, Denmark, Germany, France, Romania).

 The first semester students chose one home university wich is proposed in parallel in Belgium, Germany and Romania.

The second semester is a specialization: Sustainable food chains, Economics, Food technology and microstructure or Raw Material and Processing.

The third semester is offered by ISARA-Lyon and deals with food innovation, entrepreneurship and management.

The fourth semester is dedicated to the Master's thesis.