24 months
17616 EUR/year
1084 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Food Technology programme from Wageningen University and Research is considered to be one of the best and most innovative programmes in its field and has a academic history of more than 50 years. 

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In this programme, the characteristics of food products and their production process are central. Does your interest lie in sustainable food production, or in innovation and management? Or do you want to focus on product design, or the production of food using micro-organisms and enzymes? With a solid technological background, you will further specialize in any of these directions within two years, at a top program with many options and excellent career prospects.

Future career - Food Technology

Food Technologists have good job perspectives. Graduates of the Food Technology programme from Wageningen University and Research  generally find a job in the food industry, or at the government, universities or institutes. Around 10% of the graduates will pursue a PhD degree.

Programme Structure


  • Product Design and Ingredient Functionality
  • Sustainable Food Process Engineering
  • Food Fermentation and Biotechnology
  • Dairy Science and Technology
  • Food Digestion and Health
  • Gastronomy Science
  • Sensory Science
  • Food Entrepreneurship
  • European Master's in Food Studies (4 universities, 10 companies, guaranteed internship placement)
  • Food Technology (online master's specialisation)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Sept: Application via Studielink will open in October


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field of science.
  • Sufficient quality of the bachelor's degree as shown by an average unweighted mark of at least 7 (Dutch system) or a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 70% of the maximum grade. Students with a BSc in Food Technology at Wageningen University have direct admission.
  • Proof of English proficiency, see requirements.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    17616 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17616 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1084 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1084 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Wageningen

700 - 800 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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