Food and Health Sciences, Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
In the coming years, food production will have to increase significantly to be able to adequately feed our steadily-growing world population. At the same time, extreme weather events caused by climate change are becoming more frequent, and endangering agricultural yields. Meanwhile, first-world diseases such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases are spreading rapidly. Still, large parts of the world's population are affected by an undersupply of calories or the lack of micronutrients such as vitamins and minerals ("hidden hunger"). All these challenges are highly complex and closely interwoven. The sustainable production and distribution of healthy food will play a central role in facing them. Current studies reveal diverse connections between nutrition and health. The future-oriented bachelor's degree programme "Food & Health Sciences" focuses precisely on these socially relevant topics.
This degree programme is taught in German.
Good knowledge of German is an essential prerequisite to successfully completing the degree programme. Proof of German language proficiency at B2 level or equivalent is required for admission. For detailed information, please see the German version of the study programme site.