Master in Food Systems

Master in Food Systems, Full-time

Master in Food Systems

Character: 2nd level – master, regular, full-time studies (paid)

Profile: academic

Language of instruction: English

Duration: 2 years (4 semesters)

General information about Program - Master in Food Systems

Master in Food Systems (MFS) studies are conducted in the discipline of Management and Quality Sciences (leading discipline, Social Sciences) and Food and Nutrition Technology (supplementary discipline, Agricultural Sciences).

The studies cover 4 semesters. Classes will be conducted according to the following schedule:
- 1st and 4th semester  - at the Faculty of Management at the University of Warsaw, ul. Szturmowa 1/3
- 2nd and 3rd semester - at two of the selected by student partner universities (according to the study profile chosen by the candidate): University of Reading, University of Studi di Torino, Universität Hohenheim or Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Aarhus University


Master in Food Systems is an integrated master's program offered by the Faculty of Management in cooperation with the partner universities mentioned above. The MFS program promotes in-depth knowledge about value chain management in the food system. Students study consecutively at 3 universities in total, starting (and finishing) at the Faculty of Management at the University of Warsaw. Each academic institution offers semester blocks focused on distinctive areas of the food system. Modules are taught in a variety of formats, combining online and offline lectures with case studies, co-creation and problem-solving activities, business plan development and master thesis. At each semester students implement modules offered by a given university in situ and one common module shared by students from all partner universities.

The overarching, common modules are as follows:

-  1st semester - the "Introduction to the food system" module (in the SPOC format - a specialized private online course) that will facilitate the selection of the mobility path.

- 2nd semester - Summer School - an off-site module (several days) in the form of lectures and workshops, which ends up with a project presentation and induvidual reflective essay

- 3rd semester - Emerging Technology Business Case - an off-site module (over the semester) in the form of lectures and workshops, which ends up with a project presentation and induvidual report

The 4th semester is entirely devoted to the master's thesis and research project for the master thesis.

Students receive master degree diplomas of the University of Warsaw with a supplement specifying with path description.


More information about the studies can be found on the following websites:



EFMD Global
Uniwersytet Warszawski
HR Excellence in Research
Eduniversal ranking
Ministerstwo Nauki
Polska Komisja Akredytacyjna

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