Master of Gastronomy: World Food Cultures and Mobility

An absolute global food studies program

Unravel the dimensions and extent of a diversity of global food systems from a wide range of disciplines and immerse yourself in global food cultures with our international study trips to expand your global network in the food sector.


Application deadline: July 16, 2021

Start date: October 13, 2021

Go global with 3 study trips

Get unique access to gastronomic cultures of the world.

Experience the interconnectivity between different gastronomic cultures and global exchanges by integrating theoretical concepts with first hand practical experiences in the field.

Develop a critical understanding of food systems by dissecting visited territories from small-scale producers up to industrial scale companies or gastronomic communities.

And during this pandemic, continue to adapt alongside us as we try to create new solutions, like virtually travelling the world, engaging all our senses.



Shift your career path

Expand your career in Europe or abroad

Our main focus for students within a year of graduation:

  • A comprehensive and interdisciplinary academic model.
  • Close monitoring of our students with one-on-one and collective coaching sessions during the course.
  • A solid international network of companies.

With our resources and support, we can help you secure an internship in Italy or abroad to expand your career.


1 year of interdisciplinary studies

A worldwide view and diversified study of food

Learn with lectures and seminars from renowned international food scholars coming  from 13 different countries; complemented by a wide range of practical learning, including, study trips, lab work and tastings.

Become a gastronome empowered to improve sustainability and sovereignty of food systems with your deep understanding of global changes in food systems and cultures.

Here’s a list of some of the interdisciplinary subjects included in this program:

  • Food History
  • Food Anthropology
  • Food and Sustainability
  • Food and Public Health
  • Food Philosophy
  • Food Psychology
  • Food Writing
  • Food Photography

Worldwide Network

Shift the course of your networking

Be part of a community coming from 90 different countries, and expand your academic journey beyond the realms of education.

Our international student group helps foster a global community in which students can learn, in depth, about different world cultures and continue to expand their network.

Our “Pollenzo Bubble” -as named by our alumni and students- guarantees that your university experience surpasses graduation.