One major activity of IUFoST Education programming is focused on the mechanisms and procedures for granting the Recognition of Further and Higher Education courses in Food Science and Technology. This programme began at the request of IUFoST national scientific bodies requesting a global benchmark for evaluating and achieving education standards.
Find more information on IUFoST’s Programme Certification and to request approval. There is a sliding scale cost from a maximum of US$1500 for institutes according to country designation and involvement with IUFoST national scientific bodies. Recognised Institutes will be approved formally at the next IUFoST World Congress, Rimini, Italy in September 2024.
Below are the Institutes recognised and approved at the 21st World Congress of Food Science and Technology in Singapore on November 3rd, 2022.
Department of Food Science and Technology Undergraduate programmes
offered by National University of Singapore
Bachelor of Food Technology (Food Technology Study Program)
offered by Bogor Agricultural University (IPB University)
Bachelor of Science in Food Technology
offered by University of the Philippines Diliman
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Food Safety and Technology
offered by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Bachelor of Food Science and Technology
offered by Monash University Malaysia
Bachelor of Science in Food, Nutrition and Health
offered by University of British Columbia
Diploma in Food, Nutrition and Culinary Science
offered by Temasek Polytechnic
Diploma in Food Science and Technology
offered by Singapore Polytechnic, School of Chemical and Life Sciences
Diploma in Food Science and Nutrition
offered by Nanyang Polytechnic
Training programmes are another area of IUFoST activity. Numerous modules have been developed that target training needs of industry employees and others whose secondary school or post secondary school education has not included Food Science and Technology training. More information is available through Secretariat@iufost.org. Workshops also continue to be conducted globally.