Food Science & Management

Take responsibility for the production of sustainable, healthy and innovative food: Our bachelor's degree programme in Food Science & Management is the springboard for your career in the food industry!

In this degree programme, you will

  • combine sound skills in food technology with business and consumer science know-how along the entire food value chain,
  • specialise in one of three areas: food business, food technology or consumer science and marketing,
  • learn to think creatively and act entrepreneurially,
  • gain skills in currently important topics such as sustainable development, food safety, innovation and digitisation,
  • have the unique opportunity to benefit from BFH-HAFL’s knowledge of the whole agro-food value chain,
  • prepare yourself - thanks to a strong practical orientation - optimally for your work in the food industry. A real stepping stone into the professional world!


  • Title/Degree Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • Specialisations Consumer Science & Marketing, Food Business, Food Technology
  • Mode of study Full-time (6 semesters), part-time (7–10 semesters)
  • Start date Academic year 24/25: September 9, 2024
  • Application deadline Academic year 24/25: June 30, 2024
  • ECTS credits 180 ECTS-Credits
  • Teaching language German and French in mixed-language classes.
  • Location Zollikofen
  • School School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences HAFL

This degree programme is offered in German / French. For detailed information, go to the German / French page.