• The New Gastronomes

    Terra Madre Giovani | We feed the planet!

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    The 1st of May, the World EXPO in Milan will open its doors. The EXPO has always been the place where the world gathers to wonder at the new technological and innovative solutions that will shape our daily lives in the near future…

  • The New Gastronomes

    The mutation we live in (an essay on complexity)

    The mutation we live in

    “After some time looking at the world we live in, I clearly noticed that the 3 main pillars of our society (Nature, Technology and Bureaudemocarcy) struggle to interact because they develop at a different speed…” by Grégoire d’Oultremont

  • News

    Unisg Newsletter

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    Download the Weekly Newsletter: events, study trips and news from UNISG & Slow Food world!

  • News

    Master in the Slow Art of Italian Cuisine… admissions are open!

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    In 2015 the Pollenzo Cookery School, developed by the University of Gastronomic Sciences in collaboration with Slow Food, will organize two one-year Master programs in the Slow Art of Italian Cuisine

  • The New Gastronomes

    A day in the kitchen at U Giancu, Rapallo

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    “As a student at the La Scuola di Cucina of Pollenzo, I am currently on an internship with the Oneto family at the restaurant of comics, U Giancu in Rapallo”. By Nina Koch, UNISG student

  • Registrar Office

    Scholarship announcements


    New UNISG scholarship announcements are available for first year students of the three-year undergraduate program in Gastronomic Sciences (a.y. 2015-2016)

  • Press Releases

    On Friday May 15, Graduation ceremony for Master in Food Culture and Communications students

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    On Friday May 15, Master in Human Ecology and Sustainability students, after presenting their degree theses, will receive their diploma. The ceremony will take place in UNISG’s Aula Magna lecture hall at 12.

  • The New Gastronomes

    Hi, I’m Maham! Do you wanna hear my story?

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    “‪‎UNISG‬ helped me to have a full comprehension of how our larger food system works. In three years we’ve had so many examples of what industrial, or intensive, or small-scale production are like. We have a formula for understanding products that we run into…” – Maham Rizvi

  • The New Gastronomes

    Graukäse – A Woman and Her Cheese

    Chelsea Callahan

    “I met my cheese idol on a foggy afternoon in July, high up in the mountains of South Tyrol. Arriving at her farm, my fellow UNISG classmates and I were greeted by a bright-eyed middle-aged woman in a sturdy white apron hovering over a large bucket of curds and whey: Agnes…” by Chelsea Callahan, Unisg student

  • Outreach

    Welcome to UNISG!


    Our goal is to create an international research and education center for those working on renewing farming methods, protecting biodiversity, and building an organic relationship between gastronomy and agricultural science.

  • Events

    Book your Open Day!

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    Open Days are held in Pollenzo between January and July and offer prospective students a chance to visit and learn more about UNISG programs as well as talk with professors, staff, students, and alumni. Campus facilities are open to the public, and information is provided about application and scholarship procedures, study-trip destinations and subjects, and various aspects of UNISG life.

  • Events

    Graduation Day 2015

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    The ceremony began with a long procession formed by the students, lecturers, the dean Piercarlo Grimaldi, the president of the University Carlo Petrini…