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

Registration has closed for studies starting in autumn 2024, but some late applications may be accepted. If this has sparked your interest, please contact

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