Master Food Safety

Wageningen University & Research is one of the leading centres in Food Science and Technology in Europe and the world. The Food Safety programme of Wageningen University & Research was the first MSc in Food Safety worldwide. The programme is unique, with a highly integrated approach to the field of food safety. Most other programmes in this field focus on the technological aspects of food safety or focus on the interaction of food safety and food quality. The Wageningen programme focuses on the technical aspects, as well as on the legal aspects of food safety and integrates these in Food Safety Management.

  • Master Food Safety


Here you can find the general programme outline for Food Safety and more detailed information about courses, theses and internships.

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Within the programme Food Safety you can choose your own specialisation that meets your personal interests. For example:

  • Applied Food Safety
  • Food Safety Law
  • Supply Chain Safety

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Compare the Master

Read more about how the Master Food Safety is related to other programmes and what makes the Master Food Safety at Wageningen University & Research unique.

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Application and admission

Interested in the programme Food Safety?

Find out more about the specific admission requirements and application procedures.

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Future career

Read more about your career perspective and opportunities after finishing the programme Food Safety.

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Student experiences

The best way to get to know a place is by getting to know the people. Students share their experiences with you about Food Safety and student life in Wageningen.

Food Safety is a hot issue in the world nowadays.
The way of teaching is unique and modern.

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Meet us

Visiting Wageningen University & Research is the best way to meet students and experience student life. There are several activities your can attend: you can visit an open day or be a student for a day.

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