School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences
The School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences in Zollikofen is a competent higher education institution for agriculture, forest and food sciences. It offers three bachelor study programmes that are largely unique in Switzerland and two unique master programmes in life sciences. The bachelor programmes are Agronomics, Forest Sciences and Food Science & Management (Food Technologie). The two master programmes in Life Sciences are Food, Nutrition and Health and Agricultural and Forest Sciences.
The students benefit from a complete education in their field and are prepared to take on responsibility for the environment, people and resources in their chosen field – with excellent career prospects, as demonstrated by surveys. With approximately eight hundred students, lecturers and other staff, the campus, located just outside the city of Bern, is on a human scale; people know each other and work together in a cross-disciplinary way.
Professionals can benefit from a broad range of continuing education options in agricultural and forest science. Various MAS, DAS and CAS study programmes as well as numerous specialist courses and seminars provide extensive opportunities for knowledge consolidation, specialisation and further development.
Qualified lecturers from academic and practical backgrounds offer innovative and practice-oriented teaching. All titles and degrees are recognised on a federal level.