MSc Sustainable Food Systems – Double Degree program

General

Program Description

Are you interested in sustainable food production “from farm to fork” and how to manage food processing and other food production related activities in a sustainable way? Do you want to study in an international context? Then the European MSc program Sustainable Food Systems is the right choice for you!

The food sector faces new challenges towards greater sustainability, including food quality and safety, public health, working conditions, environmental impacts. Markets’ globalization also impacts the future jobs in this sector and leads to a greater internationalization of the food companies and organizations. The future managers of the food sector will have to deal with these challenges, contributing to the development and implementation of sustainable food processes and related activities, and to the development of environmentally and socially responsible organizations. They must also have the abilities to integrate into international and multicultural environments.

The European MSc Sustainable Food Systems is offered by the Catholic University of Sacred Heart (Northern Italy) and ISARA (France). 

This program is organized:

  • in close collaboration with a network of food companies and organizations of the participating countries in order to guarantee the coherence of students' skills and attitudes with employers' expectations, to secure the employability of the future graduates.
  • with the support of the European Union.

Career Profile:

There is a high demand for qualified professionals who are able to deal with challenges of sustainability and know how to integrate and implement sustainability in the food chain. With the MSc Sustainable Food Systems, you will have very flexible career opportunities in the food sector, both nationally and internationally. You will be a strong candidate for management positions in food industries, SMEs or other organizations acting in the food sector.

Typical job opportunities will be project managers or managing positions within the fields of:

  • Supply chain
  • Food production and processes
  • Food quality and safety
  • Sustainable development
  • Food system innovation

Partner universities:

  • Isara (France)
  • Catholic University of Sacred Heart (Italy)
  • Ghent University (Belgium) as an exchange institution only
Last updated May 2020

About the School

ISARA-Lyon is a French "grande école" (graduate college) specialized in agricultural, food and environmental science. It is recognized by the French Ministry of Agriculture. ISARA offers a wide range ... Read More

ISARA-Lyon is a French "grande école" (graduate college) specialized in agricultural, food and environmental science. It is recognized by the French Ministry of Agriculture. ISARA offers a wide range of Bachelor and Master level curricula in agronomy, food and environmental science. Read less
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