Online Winter School From Farm to Fork: New Technologies and Trends

Are you aware of the challenges and opportunities in the agrifood sector? Are you eager to get to know the innovations and trends in the agrifood sector? Would you like to have a vision of the whole food chain? Do you want to know the role animal production in circular farming and food system? Connect scientific knowledge with industrial innovation? Join this online Winter School for young professionals and MSc students and learn trough lectures, group interaction, assignments and an interdisciplinary approach from Wageningen University & Research experts.

Organised by Wageningen Academy

The next edition will be scheduled in 2023.
You can already show your interest.

Why follow this Winter School?

By attending this online Winter 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. The whole value chain from environment, to agriculture production, to food processing and design and also human nutrition and health will be explored
  • Experience how to solve challenges from diverse perspectives together with multidiscipline team members
  • Get an insight on how education is organized within WUR
The lectures provided a wide range of perspectives on human nutrition, food demand, and the development of related industries in the future. As a freshman, it was a real eye-opener for me since I was not familiar with this topic. I learned a lot through these lectures and they helped me to define a future direction for myself.
Wang – Zhengzhou University of Light Industry, participant 2020 edition

Is this Winter School for you?

This programme is developed for young professionals and MSc students who are interested in boarding the insights of the agricultural and food domain, especially with a focus of the livestock sector. At least Bsc level of English is required.

Programme & topics

With the purpose of providing high-quality education students from all over the world, with an interest in the Agri & Food domain, this online Winter School is developed and offered.

The programme will be delivered in the form of online courses and academic lectures covering cuttingedge technologies and new trend of animal production system, circular agriculture, agriculture food and nutrition. The 2-week programme will contain 10 online courses or lectures with 20 total teaching hours and more than 10 group study hours. All courses, lectures and assignments will be conducted through Brightspace, the online learning platform of WUR. The following topics will be discussed in relation to global challenges, trends, technology transfer and innovation:

  • Environment and animal production
  • Animal breeding / nutrition & health
  • Resilient and safe food chain
  • Food processing and nutrition

Practical information

€ 725 per person. Covers tuition and course materials.

Max. 100 participants.

Based on your attendance you will receive a certificate at the end of the programme.

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Stay informed

This programme is not open for registration yet. You can already show your interest. Questions? Contact Wageningen Academy.