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Food Science

Food Science

180 or 240 ECTS - Doctoral

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Diverse and practical research in food science. The Faculty offers exciting collaboration with the industry, the guidance of distinguished scientists and connections to prestigious international universities. 

About the Studies  

The doctoral programmes involve 180 ECTS of academic and technical research projects which establish new knowledge and innovation.

All research and graduate students have the option of completing a part of their studies abroad, subject to the supervisor's guidance.

What is Food Science?

Food Science is based on natural sciences, engineering and technology sciences, and provides insight into health sciences. The study programme is focused on:

  • Production/Engineering
  • Quality and Safety
  • Innovation
  • Biotechnology

The study programme is a cooperation of the Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, Matis and other research institutions.

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Admission requirements

Graduate studies

MS in Food Science or the equivalent.

Contact us

Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition
Nýi Garður, 3rd floor
Sæmundargata 12,
102 Reykjavík

Tel: +354-525 4999

Office hours: Everyday from 9 - 12