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

Mon 15 July 2024 until Fri 26 July 2024

Duration 10 days
Price EUR 1,850.00
Price description This covers tuition and access to the online learning environment.

Registration is not open for this course. You can already show your interest for our next edition.

The information on the webpage refers to the 2024 edition.

Target audience

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.

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of this programme, you will be able to:

  • Explain current and future trends in the agriculture and food domain.
  • Solve challenges from diverse perspectives together with people from other disciplines.
  • Become successful in the ever-changing agricultural and food industry.


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.

The unique course in biotechnology, agriculture and food will be given on-site in Wageningen campus. 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, excursions, case study presentations and group work. We will discuss global challenges, trends, technology transfer and innovation in the following areas:

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


Based on your attendance, you will receive a certificate after the programme is finished.

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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