Graduate Degree in International Gastronomies and Food Geo-Politics

A Food Studies Program About the Global Importance of Food

Unravel the international dimensions of global food cultures and immerse yourself in the importance of food in international relations with our global selection of professors. 

Expand your network in the world food chessboard on study trips and during your time on campus.


Application deadline
First Round:
19 May, 2023

Second Round: 24 July, 2023

Start date: 18 September,  2023

2 years of interdisciplinary studies

A Programme Focusing on Policies, Trade, Rights, Ecology and Culture

Learn from international food scholars during lectures and seminars, based on our interdisciplinary and experiential approach to the study of the gastronomic sciences. 

Become a gastronome able to positively impact different areas of the world’s food geopolitics and master an understanding of food’s many, different dimensions

Our interdisciplinary approach includes subjects such as: 

  • Economics and Development Policy
  • Gastronomies and Food Cultures of Europe, Africa, Asia and America
  • Food Politics: International Institutions, Gastrodiplomacy, and Social Movements
  • Food Chains and Product Processing Technologies
  • Food for Thought: Integral Sustainability in Gastronomy

The World at a Glance

Witness the Impact of International Actors First Hand

Develop a critical understanding of the role of private and public key players at an international level by entering the world of food yourself. 

Step onto the global chessboard of food during our study trips, visiting for- and non-profit organisations for a better understanding of international food relations


Play your Part in the Food Chessboard

Enhance and Improve Your Career in Europe and Abroad

Our high occupation ratio – within a year of graduation – originates from the combination of: 

  • Our comprehensive and interdisciplinary academic model
  • A close relationship with our Career Centre through one-on-one and collective professional coaching sessions
  • A solid international network of companies

We can help you secure an internship in Italy or abroad to expand your career with our resources and support.

Join our International Network

Shift the Course of Your Networking

Become part of a community including people from 97 different countries, and expand your academic journey beyond the realms of education. Our international student body helps foster a global community where students can learn about other world cultures and continue expanding their network.

Our “Pollenzo Bubble” – as named by our alumni and students – guarantees that your university experience continues long after graduation.