Join the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering programmes in Food Science, Technology, Safety and Nutrition

Campus Coupure
  • Ghent University is ranked place 11 in the Shanghai Academic Ranking 2021 of World Universities in Food Science & Technology
  • The city of Ghent, Belgium, is dazzlingly authentic, multicultural, open-minded and a home to more than 77.000 students
  • Our programmes are followed by nationals from all continents

The consumer expects tasty, safe, wholesome, and nutritious food. This requires knowhow on the most appropriate processing technologies for converting edible raw materials into foods of high quality. On the other hand also know how on product formulation and adequate food preservation methods to ensure stability and prolonged shelf life of foods.


Bio Engineer

Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent, Belgium.

Language of instruction is Dutch.

Exchange student in Bioscience Engineering: Food Science and Nutrition (Master’s level)

The exchange student is free to compose a programme from a select choice of courses from the programme as well as of the bioscience engineering programmes


Industrial Engineer

Campus Schoonmeersen, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent.

Language of instruction is Dutch.

Campus Kortrijk, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Kortrijk.

Language of instruction is Dutch.



International Bachelor / Master degrees.

Language of instruction is English.

Short Training


For more information about obtaining a PhD: faculty doctoral research

Contact and Information

Contact Department of Food technology, Safety and Health: Katleen Anthierens

The International Training Centre (ITC) of the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering