Master of Applied Gastronomy: Culinary Arts

A culinary science

Study gastronomy, while learning how you can contribute in building sustainable food systems through culinary arts.

And immerse yourself into global food cultures with our international study trips to expand your worldwide network in the food sector.

Application deadline: July 16, 2021

Start date: October 12, 2021

Go global with 2 study trips

Get unique access to
gastronomic cultures of the world.

Experience the profound relation between different gastronomic cultures and its territory by integrating theoretical concepts with first hand practical experiences on the field.

Develop a critical understanding of a food system and its protagonists by dissecting visited territories from small-scale producers up to industrial scale companies, gastronomic communities and contemporary culinary projects.

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

Enhance and improve
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

An understanding of sustainable culinary
arts with science and creativity in mind

Learn with academic experts, in conjunction with, practitioners who operate at the highest levels; complemented with a wide range of practical learning, including, study trips, lab work and tastings.

To become a gastronome able to improve sustainability, health and sovereignty of food systems, result of a depth understanding of gastronomy linked to culinary arts and science.

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

  • Food Chemistry
  • Food Microbiology
  • Taste Science
  • Sensory and Consumer Science
  • Nutrition and Health
  • Ecology
  • Animal Production
  • Crop Production
  • Psychology and Neuroscience
  • Basic Cooking Techniques


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 gobal 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.