What will I learn?

This research-oriented program provides training in modern food processing. It focuses on the interface between complex food matrices and technical processes in the development and production of value-added, safe and stable food or nutrient formula.

We train our students to transfer basic research into new technological approaches in order to develop innovative technologies that allow for product-specific processing in automated production processes.

Modern lab and technical centers

Advanced lab experience

Great job prospects

Research groups in national and international universities or institutions

Research and development, project management, quality assurance, and technical supervision in the following industrial sectors:

- Food industry and its supplying industries,

- Biotech industry,

- Pharmaceutical industry,

- Health care sector

Equipment, process, and packaging technology

Private and public research institutes

Journalism (media and publishing companies)

Business consulting

Study options

Full Time (4 semesters)

Tuition fees
EUR €1,500 per semester for international students from non-EU/EEA states; Student Parliament totaling around EUR €162.80 for each semester
Start date

Expected October 2019


University of Hohenheim

Schloss Hohenheim 1,


Baden Wurttemberg,

70599, Germany

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To master program can only be granted to those who 1. A minimum of three years of study with a minimum of 180 credits in Part II of this Statute completed designated closer degree program at a German or foreign university or equivalent has, 2. Good command of English (at least level B2 of the Common European Framework) has that - if it is not the native language of the applicant / the applicant - are usually demonstrated by a language test or other evidence referred to Paragraph 2, 3. Good German language skills (at least level B1 of the European CFR). Other English language proficiency: Cambridge EFL Certificate of Advanced English, Cambridge Business English Certificate BEC Higher, London Chamber of Commerce Level 3, TOEIC 750 points, TELC B2 (at least “good”), Trinity Certificate / ISE III, European level B2, UNIcert II (at least “good”), ALTE Level 4.

For international students

Bachelor’s degree with a profile in the natural sciences or engineering (180 ECTS). Proof of language proficiency in UNIcert II certificate minimum grade good.