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Education

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

Course catalogue

Explore our array of courses and programmes

Discover our accredited courses and training programmes. Whether you’re looking to level-up your own skillset or develop your workforce. Assess your skills and those of your team’s and get tailored course recommendations.
Skills analysis and development

Discover the pan-European skills platform.

Our assessment tool analyses your skills. You receive personalised suggestions based on your expertise and track record.
Collaboration

Interested in collaborating to develop a training programme?

Work with us in creating the latest innovative courses for the brightest minds and help us create a positive impact on the food sector.

Our mission

We strive to promote social change, drive economic growth and nurture a highly qualified workforce.

Our Education Programmes align with the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations and EU Strategies.

EIT Food Education – Learning Services : setting new Professional Standards for Professional Education

EIT Food Learning Services is a globally recognized standard for professional education, focusing on competency-based learning for the food system. We aim to develop innovators capable of making tangible impacts across Europe and beyond, equipping them with the necessary skills and knowledge for a sustainable food system. Our programmes emphasize affordability, fairness, and equity in food production.

EIT Food Education Learning Services are underpinned by our proprietary Competency Framework, offering clear pathways for professional development.

Employers can use to identify skills gaps in their workforce and select high-quality learning materials for career advancement.

By setting this standard, we empower learners to articulate their skills and knowledge, fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in the agrifood sector.

Explore our programmes

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Boost your skills, drive change and do business in the agrifood sector!
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What is the EIT's HEI Initiative? The EIT's HEI Initiative helps higher education institutions build the capacity to teach innovation and entrepreneurship.
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EIT Food presents GROW, a project that gives farmers an active voice and makes them leaders in shaping a sustainable and resilient food system.

Read Education impact stories

Born in Mexico, PhD in the Netherlands and a successful start-up after her participation in the Global Food Venture Programme (GFVP). 
In a testament to its commitment to empower the brightest minds all over Europe and beyond, arming them with skills and expertise, to drive innovation and positive change in the food industry, EIT Food Education proudly announces…
Paola Varela, from Mexico, tells us about the impact of the Food Solutions Programme on her journey as an entrepreneur, operating at the intersection of social entrepreneurship and bioeconomy. 

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