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Admission Criteria

 

The European Master in Food Studies is a specialisation of Wageningen University’s Food Technology program. To apply to the European Master in Food Studies programme, students must first apply to the MSc Food Technology programme at Wageningen University, the leading university of the programme. It manages the entire admission procedure and is where EMFS students will be registered. Upon admission to the MSc Food Technology, students may then apply to the European Master in Food Studies.

 

Admission for the MSc programme Food Technology (MFT) at Wageningen University is based on three criteria:

  1. A relevant BSc degree, for example Food Science, Food Engineering or Food Technology.
    • Those students that are enrolled in programs that do not grant a BSc-degree are eligible for this programme if they can provide us with a statement from their university that their current status is equal or above BSc-level.
  2. A Grade Point Average (GPA) for the BSc of at least 70% of the maximum grade
  3. Fluency in English, both written and spoken

More details about these three criteria can be found on admission criteria MFT

 

In addition selection grounds for admission to the specialisation European Master in Food Studies will be taken from:

  • Letters of recommendation
  • Curriculum vitae (education, experience, interest)
    • For example, a completed MSc programme or some years of working experience in a relevant area would be appreciated and should be mentioned if applicable.
  • Statement of motivation

The European Master in Food Studies is a demanding programme. Applicants will be reviewed from the perspective of their ability to pass the courses without failing and their contribution to the team experience. Only students with sufficiently relevant academic background and good grades are considered for admission. The (Executive Board of the) European Master in Food Studies selects from these candidates the best mix for the group as a whole, taking into account both educational background and personal experience.  When candidates are equally qualified and interesting, our approach is: first come, first served.

A personal interview may complete the admission procedure. Click here to learn more about the Application Process.