European master's in Food Studies

Do you want an exciting career in the international food industry? The European master's in Food Studies offers a unique programme where you can develop your knowledge of food technology. This master's is an exclusive specialisation in cooperation with the universities of Cork (Ireland), Lund (Sweden) and Agro-Paris Tech (France), and ten large industrial partners.

European Master Food Studies

Study programme of the master's Food Studies

In this European master's programme you develop scientific, research and communication skills while studying throughout Europe. It is a great way to combine academic training from the world’s best food universities with the real-world industry.

On the Programme Food Studies page you can find the general outline of the programme and more detailed information about courses, theses and internships. 

Partner companies
The collaboration with our industrial partners gives you the opportunity to experience working in world-class facilities and learning from leaders in the various field. Partners in this unique programme are Heineken, NestleMondelezDSMFirmenichMarsGroupe LactalisTetra Pak, Jacobs Douwe Egberts and Unilever.

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Application and admission

This specialisation is limited to around 20 students. Therefore an additional selection procedure is applied after admission to the Food Technology programme. Read more about the application procedure.

Student experiences

If you would like to know more about being part of this European master's. Read the experiences of Marlou Bijlsma or the story Wiebe Hollander.

I'm sure that the work in the company will bring me unforgettable experiences, as well as the life in Birmingham.
Student Wiebe

Future career

Graduates of the European master's in Food Studies generally find a job in the food industry in R&D positions, quality assurance or management positions or they pursue a PhD.

Meet us and events

Do you want to know more about the programme?

Get into personal contact with one of the representatives of Wageningen University & Research. Learn more about the possibilities.