In­ter­na­tio­nal Food Busi­ness and Con­su­mer Stu­dies (Master)

Studierende auf dem Campus Witzenhausen

The politics of food in society, involving manufacturers, retailers, consumers and health professionals, are complex and continually evolving. This programme prepares graduates to take on responsible tasks in national and international food business companies, as well as in food certification organisations.

In particular, they are qualified to manage complex processes in food industry, trade and in the agricultural sector. They are able to develop and market food products and related services according to the needs of different consumer groups, taking into account the principles of sustainability.

Ge­­ne­ral pro­­gram­­me in­­­for­­ma­­ti­on

Final degree: Master of Science (Joint Degree)


Beginning of study: Winter semester


Period of study: 4 semester


Language of instruction: English


Admission restrictions: No

Joint Degree program in cooperation with Fulda University of Applied Sciences. Combining the expertise and facilities of both academic institutions. Lectures are at Witzenhausen campus (Faculty of Organic Agricultural Sciences) and Fulda campus (Faculty of Nutritional, Food and Consumer Sciences). A semesterticket for regional transport is included in the semester fee.


Students with an undergraduate degree acquired in Germany should gain 12 ECTS credits at an international partner university.


Exceptions are possible.

Ap­p­li­ca­ti­on pro­ce­du­re win­ter se­mes­ter 2021/22

Ap­p­­li­­ca­­ti­on with a de­gree ear­­ned in Ger­­ma­­ny

Ap­p­­li­­ca­­ti­on pe­­ri­od

15 May 2021 - 15 July 2021

Please apply for this course via the online application portal for master’s degree courses at the University of Kassel.

How to apply

Ap­p­­­li­­­ca­­­ti­on with a de­gree ear­­­ned outs­i­­de Ger­­­ma­­­ny

Ap­p­­­li­­­ca­­­ti­on pe­­­ri­od

15 December 2020 - 15 May 2021

If you pursued your Bachelor degree at a university outside Germany, you need to apply via uni-assist. uni-assist will pre-evaluate your application on behalf of the University of Kassel and inform you if further documents are required. 

How to apply

Go-Link dieser Seite: www.uni-kassel.de/go/m_ifbc/