Summer School

Online Summer School Dairy Nutrition and Health

Are you interested in engaging with experts who have both scientific knowledge and practical experience in the world of dairy? Do you want to know more about dairy products, in relation to the current interest for plantbased diets? Are you eager to learn how processing affects nutrient values of dairy products? Interested translating dairy science into relevant practice? Then this interactive Summer School on dairy nutrition and health is the right programme for you.

Organised by Wageningen Academy

Mon 4 July 2022 until Fri 15 July 2022

Duration 10 days
Course Format Online
Credits Certificate

This programme is not open for registration yet.
You can show your interest here.

Why join this Summer School?

By attending this programme you will;

  • Understand current and future trends in the world of dairy science
  • Learn about the role processing plays in creating safe, stable and nutritious products
  • Understand the effects of breeding, feeding and farm management on milk quality
  • Expand your knowledge in the area of nutrition and health
  • Explore the concept of circular dairy farming
  • Expand your knowledge on sustainable diets
  • Connect with knowledge experts and like-minded participants

For whom is this Summer School?

This Online Summer School is suitable for food scientists and technologists, nutritionists, dietitians, researchers, working professionals and any other individuals with an interest in dairy nutrition and health.

Outline and topics

The course includes a variety of lectures, knowledge clips, case study presentations and group work. The following topics with regard to dairy nutrition and health will be discussed.

  • The role of milk and dairy products in the human diet
  • Breeding and feeding for health, nutrition and sustainability
  • Processing of dairy products: for safe, stable and nutritious products.
  • From nutrient to nutrition: dairy matrix effects

Course leader

The course leader of this Summer School is prof. dr. ir. Thom Huppertz, Wageningen University & Research.

Stay informed

Show your interest and we will keep you informed about this programme.Questions? Contact the programme manager Zhen Liu.