M.Sc. On Campus

Food Science and Engineering

University of Hohenheim

24 months
3000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This research-intensive Food Science and Engineering program from University of Hohenheim conveys expertise in modern food processing. The focus is on the links between complex food matrices and technological processes to develop and produce nutritious, safe, and non-perishable food and nutrient recipes.


Key facts

We prepare our students to transfer basic research into new technological processes. They learn how to develop innovative technologies that are transformed into product-specific, automated production processes.

  • Modern labs and technological facilities
  • Advanced laboratory experience
  • Excellent career prospects

Reasons to Choose Hohenheim

  • Small Food Science and Engineering program from University of Hohenheim with excellent student-faculty ratio
  • Links between research and teaching
  • Modern labs with cutting-edge technology
  • Technical test facilities with pilot plants for research and teaching offer the chance to develop and test new production processes
  • Possibility to include modules in the related disciplines Biology and Nutritional Science

Career fields

Research groups at national or international universities or research institutions

Research and development, project management, quality assurance, or technical director in the following industries:

  • Food industry and its supply industries
  • Biotechnology industry
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Healthcare industry

Equipment, process and packaging technology

Private and public research institutions


Business consulting

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analysis and Quality Assurance in the Food Production
  • Applied Mathematics for the Life Sciences
  • Food Process Design- Efficient Processing and Transport
  • Phenomena 
  • Advanced Flavor Chemistry
  • Advanced Process Engineering Techniques for Cereal Processing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in natural or engineering sciences (180 ECTS credits)
  • Interest in Chemistry, Biology, and Physics
  • Interest in food technology and process engineering
  • Enjoyment of experimental work in labs and experimental facilities
  • Interest in research and development of food production processes
  • Interest in economic ways of thinking and organizational management

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Stuttgart

900 - 1521 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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