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

Summer school on new product development for the food industry
Education

Summer school on new product development for the food industry

Are you a food sector professional? Do you want to improve your skills in New Product Development? We invite you to be one of 35 selected participants in the EIT Food Summer School on new product development for the food industry!

Innovative Food Systems Teaching and Learning (IFSTAL) Europe Programme
Education

Innovative Food Systems Teaching and Learning (IFSTAL) Europe Programme

Increasingly, in order to solve complex, food-related problems, there is a need for multidisciplinary, collaborative approaches that simultaneously target different parts of the food system

 EIT Food RIS Fellowships
Education

EIT Food RIS Fellowships

30 students and graduates with different educational backgrounds from RIS countries will discover job opportunities in the food industry, by getting unique, professional, paid 3-months internships within the framework of RIS Fellowships project

Want to join a project?

Projects are led by members of our EIT Food community.

Latest news

2019 workshops have launched! EIT Food Projects

2019 workshops have launched!

03 June 2019

During our second edition of the RIS Fellowships project, we received a total number of 191 applications from MSc students and postgraduates.

The EIT Food Summer School experience – apply now! News

The EIT Food Summer School experience – apply now!

30 April 2019

Are you looking to develop or further your career in the food sector? Do you want more than just practical knowledge to be fit for business and for the....