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Education
Education

Education

We are attracting, developing and empowering talent to lead the transformation of the food system into an innovative sector that produces healthy and sustainable food, and is trusted by society.

From summer schools and online courses to dedicated Master and PhD programmes, we have developed a range of activities for anyone who wants to learn about food.

We work with leading higher education institutions and food companies to develop and offer exciting programmes to help individuals with their career in the food system.   

Our programmes are aimed at current and future students as well as professionals either wanting to work or already working in the sector. They are designed together with industry professionals and entrepreneurs and are tailored to fit around busy schedules.  

We have something for everyone. 

  • Advance your career by taking part in a range of courses for professional development to keep up-to-date and develop new skills. 
  • Solve global challenges by co-creating new solutions to transform the food system and have real impact in the world. 
  • Grow your business with our courses for entrepreneurs and SME owners, helping you to transform towards a more sustainable future. 
  • Learn with us by joining one of our online courses about the food system and how future trends will change how we produce and consume food! Everyone is welcome, these online opportunities are open to all. 
I want to advance my career

I want to advance my career

Our accredited and degree programmes are for professionals wanting to work in the food system

I want to solve problems in the food system

I want to solve problems in the food system

Our co-creation programmes are for students who want to help tackle big societal challenges

I want to grow my business

I want to grow my business

A special range of courses and workshops designed to help you grow your venture or SME

Learn with us

Learn with us

Check out ourĀ online courses and discover the latest ideas about the global food system.

Recent activities

Read all about our recent education activities

Foodio - Food Solutions Master Class

Foodio - Food Solutions Master Class

Programme description FOODIO, Food Solutions Master Class, was a multidisciplinary, challenge-based learning programme for bachelor, master and doctoral students, working...

EIT Food Government Executive Academy

EIT Food Government Executive Academy

Overview of EIT Food Government Executive Academy EIT Food Government Executive Academy brings together public sector representatives from 28 RIS countries,...

RIS countries and regions

RIS countries and regions

If you look forward to getting involved in the revolution of the agrifood system and you are from Albania, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Italy*, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland* Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain* or Turkey or Ukraine, you cannot miss these challenging activities! 

Learn more about our Regional Innovation Scheme

Want to join a project?

Projects are led by members of our EIT Food community.

Latest news

First edition of the Italian Journalism Award on Food Innovation and Sustainability News

First edition of the Italian Journalism Award on Food Innovation and Sustainability

06 October 2020

EIT Food announces the first edition of the Italian Journalism Award on Food Innovation and Sustainability.

Leuven is European Capital of Innovation 2020 News

Leuven is European Capital of Innovation 2020

25 September 2020

EIT Food, A Knowledge and Innovation Community funded by the European Union, congratulates the city of Leuven, Leuven 2030 and Leuven MindGate on winning the award for European Capital of Innovation 2020.