COVID-19: UNISG is part of an international consortium studying the relationships between respiratory diseases (including COVID-19) and loss of taste and smell first results

In response to anecdotal reports of the loss of smell and of taste in people who have tested positive for COVID-19 a group of international smell and taste researchers have united to study how when and why this is happening and what it can tell us about the Coronavirus.   We are honoured to be part … …read more

First Remote Degree Session at the University of Gastronomic Sciences

On Thursday, March 12th, 32 students from all over the world discuss their theses for their bachelor’s and master’s degree courses in Pollenzo. In Pollenzo, the first electronical degree session will be activated on Thursday, March 12th. After cancelling the traditional Graduation Day on February 28th, the University of Gastronomic Sciences wanted to give a … …read more

The University of Gastronomic Sciences postpones in-person academic activities and activates online learning

The message from Rector Andrea Pieroni to students On the basis of ministerial provisions, the University of Gastronomic Sciences of Pollenzo is reorganizing its academic offerings, also in consideration of the large international presence of students and professors. Some courses, which require a substantial part of the academic activities to take place in groups  (i.e. … …read more

The University of Gastronomic Sciences receives the International Quality Diamond Prize

Awarded by ESQR, a European organisation that promotes quality awareness and recognizes good business practices, technological innovation and quality achievements, the International Quality Diamond Prize is dedicated to those companies, public administrations, organisations and universities who showed economic progress, both for them and their communities as a whole.

30 Years of the Slow Food Manifesto

On December 10, 1989, delegates from around the world signed the Slow Food Manifesto at the Opéra Comique theater in Paris, officially launching the movement’s international activities. To mark the 30th anniversary of this important date, the “30 Years of the Slow Food Manifesto – Our Food, Our Planet, Our Future” campaign will involve Slow … …read more

On Friday, December 6, a graduation ceremony for 50 students from 18 different countries from the Master in Food Culture, Communication & Marketing ​and the Master in Wine Culture, Communication & Management will be held

The winter graduation ceremony for 50 students from two Masters, hailing from 18 countries, will be held on Friday December 6. This week they are presenting their final theses and are receiving their diploma. The students hail from Italy, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Iceland, India, Japan, Germany, Korea, Messico, Peru, Switzerland, Taiwan, the United … …read more

100 Cooks: A partnership with Airbnb and Slow Food

With November 25th, 2019, the University of Gastronomic Sciences will be part of a global search for 100 international home cooks, launched by Airbnb and Slow Food. Together with both organisations, the university is looking for those members of the Airbnb community, who welcome guests into their homes and cook for them as part of … …read more