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Global Food Summer School

The Global Food Summer School is for Bachelor students who are curious about food innovations dealing with sustainable food production and global food consumption.

Are you a 2nd year student from a food science or related programme? Than this one-week summer school is an excellent opportunity to get a taste of the global perspectives and insight into the interdisciplinary nature of the food industry.

In 2016 the first Global Food School was organised. The next edition will be held from 2 – 6 July 2018 on Wageningen Campus, The Netherlands.

The Global Food Summer School is an initiative of the partners in the European Master in Food Studies. It is hosted by Wageningen Summer Schools.

About the Global Food Summer School programme

The Global Food Summer School is designed as a one-week food science course with input from Wageningen University experts in collaboration with international universities and multinational food companies.

Relevant issues in the field of product development and consumer behaviour will be presented and discussed in the plenary presentations and during the company visits. A Product Development case is part of the course. This case  provides a step-by-step overview of the product development process. Furthermore it gives participants the opportunity to practice team work in a product development context.

You will have the opportunity to meet professionals from different fields. They will provide in-depth analysis on food science topics as well as on further career opportunities in the field.

Registration for the Global Food Summer School

The maximum number of participants is 40. The costs for the programme are € 175.-,  including accommodation, lunches and three dinners. For this summer school there are no scholarships.

Deadline for application is May 1st, 2018. Application opens as from December 1st, 2017.

Click here to go to the registration webpage. Do you have questions? Than send a mail to the Team Global Food Summer School.

Impression Global Food Summer School 2016