M.Sc. On Campus

International Food Business and Consumer Studies

24 months
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The politics of food in society, involving manufacturers, retailers, consumers, and health professionals, are complex and continually evolving. We offer a master degree in International Food Business and Consumer Studies from Fulda University of Applied Sciences. 


This International Food Business and Consumer Studies programme at Fulda University of Applied Sciences prepares graduates for leadership roles in national and international enterprises in the food business and in food certification organisations. 

Students gain the skills and experience necessary to manage complex processes in the food industry, trade, and the agricultural sector as well as to develop and market food products and related services according to the needs of different consumer groups.


  • If you are looking for close interaction between students and staff, our MSc programme is the right one for you. 
  • Our dynamic postgraduate community, professionally accredited course and supportive learning and research environment make us an excellent choice for your postgraduate studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Profile Module
  • Food & Business Module
  • International Legislation on Consumer protection and Food
  • Food Quality Management
  • Research Methods

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.

English requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • hold a Bachelor degree with a minimum duration of six semesters (180 ECTS credits or equivalent), in nutrition, food or agricultural sciences, or related fields e.g. food technology
  • with grade B (2.5 according to the German grading system) or better
  • certify sufficient language proficiency in English as a Non-native speaker by
  • Previous studies conducted entirely in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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  • EU/EEA

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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • A semester fee of ~290 €

Living costs for Fulda

650 - 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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