Summer School Biotechnology, Agriculture and Food

Developments in the agrifood field are happening at lightning speed. Luckily our Summer School offers you a unique opportunity to explore the latest technologies and trends in the agrifood domain.

Throughout the programme, you'll explore the full range of activities involved in food production. This includes environmental sustainability, agriculture production, food processing, design, and human nutrition and health. We aim to give you the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in the constantly changing agrifood industry. Register now to ensure yourself of the right tools and tips to be successful in this field.

Organised by Wageningen Academy
Duration 10 days / 30 study hours in total

Registration is not open for this Summer School.

You can already show your interest.

Why follow this Summer School?

Join our exciting programme designed for master’s students and young professionals interested in biotechnology, agriculture, and food. We understand the importance of working together across multiple disciplines. Therefore, we have assembled a team of experts from different backgrounds to guide you through the course.

During this programme, you will work in teams to tackle real-world problems. Different backgrounds will bring different perspectives and abilities to develop creative solutions.

We aim to give you the necessary skills and understanding to succeed in the ever-changing agricultural and food industry. We want to make sure you have the tools to be successful. Enrol for an unforgettable online Summer School experience focused on biotechnology, agriculture, and food.

By attending this online Summer School you will:

  • Get an overview of current and future trends in the agriculture and food domain
  • Expand your knowledge and learn about new technologies and innovations. We will explore the entire value chain, from the environment to agriculture production, food processing, design, human nutrition, and health.
  • Experience how to solve challenges from diverse perspectives together with multidiscipline team members
  • Get an insight into how education is organised within WUR
Quote from former Summer School participant An Zhao
Future development. I think the programme provides cutting edge technology on agriculture, ecosystem and food chain for me
An Zhao, Nanjing Agricultural University

Is this Summer School for you?

This programme is developed for professionals and current and about to start Master students who are interested in boarding the insights of the agricultural and food domain. At least Bsc level of English is required.

Programme & topics

The unique course in biotechnology, agriculture and food will be given online. Courses and lectures will cover cutting-edge technologies and new trends in biotech, agriculture, food, and nutrition.

The course includes a variety of lectures, knowledge clips, case study presentations and group work. The following topics will be discussed about global challenges, trends, technology transfer and innovation:

  • Agriculture and environment
  • Agricultural production and supply chain
  • Food design and processing
  • Human nutrition and health

Practical information

This programme is two weeks long. It includes ten
online courses or lectures with 20 teaching hours. There are also more than 10
group study hours. All courses, lectures and assignments will be conducted
through Brightspace, the online learning platform of WUR.

Number of participants is at maximum 50.

The Summer School takes place from 7 August 2023 untill 18 August 2023.

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