Food Science

Do you want to contribute to the success of innovative food products? Are you interested in consumer responses to various foods? Look no further than this very degree programme.

This degree programme

  • connects skills in food technology with expertise in business and consumer science;
  • allows you to specialise in the areas of technology, economics or marketing and consumer science;
  • is modular and enables you to concentrate on what interests you most;
  • offers exceptional hands-on experience, from instruction in the laboratory and technology centre as well as case studies and excursions;
  • prepares you for a successful career in the food industry;
  • benefits from the HAFL expertise along the entire food value chain, from farm to consumer;
  • provides you with excellent employment prospects in an innovative, exciting field.
Bachelor Lebensmittelwissenschaften


  • Title/Degree Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • Specialisations Consumer Science and Marketing, Food Business, Food Technology
  • Mode of study Full-time (6 semesters), part-time (7–10 semesters)
  • Start date Calendar week 38
  • Application deadline Academic year 20/21: 30th April 2020
  • ECTS credits 180 ECTS-Credits
  • Study language German and French
  • Location Zollikofen
  • Department 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.