Study Food Science in Germany: 9 Universities with 19 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2022/2023)

Updated: 12-06-2022 | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Food Science is a deeply interdisciplinary subject involving agricultural and nutritional sciences with overlapping outcomes to engineering processes technologies with developments in food safety and food processing. In courses under this subject, students will acquire skills such as designing food processes, understand the different ways the choice of packaging materials influence aliments, how to identify and appeal to possible consumers and many others.

Overview

masters
19

Study Programs in English

universities
9

Universities

ranking
4

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (16 programs for EU citizens, 9 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 10,500 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between March 01 and September 30

Summer Semester

between and

View all 19 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Food Science

#84Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
University of Bonn

public University

No. of Students: approx. 37,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 - € 4,100 (per semester)

Times Higher Education Ranking #112, QS World University Rankings #226

Tuition Fees

16
9
7
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2
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3 English Degree Programs for Food Science in Germany

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A unique program aimed at revolutionizing agricultureTake advantage of national and international excursionsComplete an internship or do a semester abroad
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Combine business expertise with agricultural and nutritional sciencesHands-on programComplete an internship or do a semester abroad
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Become an expert in biomaterial scienceBecome a highly demanded professional in the industries of the futureComplete an internship or study a semester abroad

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2023/2024

Summer Semester 2023

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
36.8% local admission restriction (local NC)
31.6% no admission restriction
31.6% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

57.9% directly at University
10.5% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
31.6% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for Food Science in Germany

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A unique program aimed at revolutionizing agricultureTake advantage of national and international excursionsComplete an internship or do a semester abroad
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Combine business expertise with agricultural and nutritional sciencesHands-on programComplete an internship or do a semester abroad
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Become an expert in biomaterial scienceBecome a highly demanded professional in the industries of the futureComplete an internship or study a semester abroad

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

6 (2 programs )

Minimum:

79 (2 programs )

Minimum:

C1 Advanced (CAE) (5 programs )

Maximum:

7 (1 program )

Maximum:

95 (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (1 program )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

6 (2 programs )

Maximum:

7 (1 program )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

79 (2 programs )

Maximum:

95 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

C1 Advanced (CAE) (5 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (1 program )

3 English Degree Programs for Food Science in Germany

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A unique program aimed at revolutionizing agricultureTake advantage of national and international excursionsComplete an internship or do a semester abroad
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Combine business expertise with agricultural and nutritional sciencesHands-on programComplete an internship or do a semester abroad
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Become an expert in biomaterial scienceBecome a highly demanded professional in the industries of the futureComplete an internship or study a semester abroad

Program Features

3-8 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Science

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Engineering

Bachelor of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

100%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

0%

List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Food Science

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Anhalt University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 4,100

Program Fees: € 2,000 - € 4,000

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Fulda University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 9,700

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

B.Eng. (Bachelor of Engineering)

Offenburg University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 4,200

Program Fees: € 0 - € 1,500

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 7,500

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

University of Bayreuth

public University · No. of Students: 13,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

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