Nutrition and Dietetics

You will work largely independently, providing therapy, advice and support in nutrition-related concerns to clients both ill and healthy.

This degree programme:

  • prepares you for conducting nutritional consultation and other services, whether independently or with a team of healthcare specialists;

  • qualifies you to undertake demanding tasks in the area of nutrition and dietetics;

  • provides you with a solid foundation in (nutrition) science, which you will apply in skill-building exercises and training sessions in the field;

  • coaches you in client-centred communication; this will allow you to share complex specialist information and make therapeutic recommendations in a way your clients will understand;

  • equips you to take an active role in today’s interdisciplinary healthcare system in topics related to nutrition science;

  • enables you to transition to a specialisation or consecutive master’s degree programme after graduation.

Portrait Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics


  • Title/Degree Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • Specialisations None
  • Mode of study Full-time studies (6 semesters), followed by 10-month additional work placement module
  • Start date Calendar week 38
  • Application deadline Academic year 21/22: 15 January 2021
  • ECTS credits 180 ECTS credits
  • Study language German
  • Location Bern
  • Department Health Professions