If you are looking for a Second Cycle Degree Course that will form you as a highly skilled professional in the food sciences domain, nothing better than a truly international course, fully taught in English and supported by a network of reputed Higher Education Institutions and food companies.
With this course you will be able to cope with the emerging challenges of the food system linked to demography, environmental changes, globalization, new science and technology advances to be able both to innovate and ensure the quality of the Italian and European food excellences. Indeed, the Parma District has a special reputation in the international food system, thanks to its many excellences spanning from traditional food production to high-tech food engineering.
The number of food specialties registered as protected designation of origin (PDO), protected geographical indication (PGI), and traditional specialties guaranteed (TSG) produced in the Parma District are among the highest contributor to the Italian export of traditional foods. At the same time, many big players and SMEs of the food industry have corporate headquarters, research & development branches and production plants in the Parma Area.
That’s why the University of Parma, although remaining an institution that specially cares for its surroundings, by vocation is open to Italy, Europe and the entire world. The international Second Cycle Degree Course in Food Sciences for Innovation and Authenticity is offered by tree joint Italian institutions (Free University of Bozen/Bolzano – administrative head, University of Parma and University of Udine) in cooperation with the University College Cork, Cork, Ireland and the Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany.