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FOOD & INGREDIENTS SUMMER SCHOOL

In close collaboration with representatives from both small and large food companies in Denmark, the Department of Food Science at Aarhus University offers a summer course with focus on food. The course will be held in August 2017 in Aarhus Denmark

2016.09.27 | Camilla Mathiesen

The summer school offers an insight into a highly innovative and leading food ecosystem in Europe. The purpose of the summer school is to discuss some of the latest knowledge in food and ingredients, and to enable participants to apply their competencies in food sciences to the challenges and opportunities when developing novel, differentiated and sustainable foods and ingredients. The summer courses main focus areas will be on raw material quality, differentiated and value added foods and ingredients, quality and trustworthy food and ingredients, and sustainability including use of waste streams.

Students attending this course will be able to:

• Describe raw material quality traits and effect of primary production

• Gain understanding of the multidisciplinary challenges of working with heterogeneous raw material in the further processing

• Describe probable sources of error for at given food quality issue

• Analyze production concepts that satisfy specific requirements for quality characteristics • Secure and increase understanding of product development

• Gain experience from teamwork and case related problem solving

• Gain experience in procedures for professional problem solving in a research and industrial environment

The online application system will open on 1 December 2016. The application deadline is 15 March 2017

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Please visit the website au.dk/en/summeruniversity for more information on application procedures, housing, location and social programme. Please visit the website au.dk/en/summeruniversity for more information on application procedures, housing, location and social programme.  

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