Food Safety (M. Sc.)

The M.Sc. program equips students with in-depth knowledge and expertise which qualifies them for leadership positions in the food industry.

Knowledge of German language at C1-level is a requirement for this degree program, and details of which proof will be accepted can be found here. For further information about the program, please go to the German pages. An overview of our English language degree programs can be found here.


Facts, Deadlines and General Requirements at a Glance
Academic Degree Master of Science
Standard Study Period 4 semesters (Full-Time)
Places of Study Geisenheim, Idstein
Start winter semester or summer semester
Admission Requirements B.Sc. Food Safety, Food Chemistry, Food Technology or equivalent (e.g. Food Chain Management, Food Economics, Beverage Technology, Nutritional Science, Veterinary Medecine) with at least 180 CP; depending on the applicant's bachelor's degree, an additional entrance examination might be required in individual cases
Admission Restrictions In case of a high number of applicants, an additional selection procedure might be initiated.
Degree Program Advice Prof. Dr. Simone Loos-Theisen, Prof. Dr. Bernd Lindemann
Application see Dates and Deadlines
Your Contact for Degree Program Advice
Simone Loos-Theisen
Prof. Dr. Simone Loos-Theisen
Building 6123
Room 01.03
Phone +49 6722 502 789
Simone.LoosTheisen(at) Details
Bernd Lindemann
Prof. Dr. Bernd Lindemann
Building 6601
Room 02/1
Phone +49 6722 502 723
Bernd.Lindemann(at) Details