Study Programme Details
City: Karlsruhe
Country: Germany
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Summer Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


36 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a journey of exploration and discovery with our Food Chemistry Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) program. Rooted in a solid scientific foundation and enriched with practical experiences, our program prepares you to unravel the mysteries of food composition and quality, shaping you into a skilled professional ready to make a difference in the world of food science.


In our Food Chemistry Bachelor’s program, you’ll delve into the fascinating intersection of chemistry and food science, gaining a comprehensive understanding of the principles that govern the composition and quality of food products. From mastering basic scientific concepts to specializing in food chemistry analysis, microbiology, and quality management, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and skills to thrive in a dynamic and evolving industry. With a focus on hands-on learning and real-world applications, you’ll graduate prepared to tackle complex challenges and drive innovation in the field of food science.

Admission Requirements

  • General university entrance qualification (Abitur) or equivalent
  • Subject-linked university entrance qualification
  • Delta examination of the University of Mannheim (for holders of a Fachhochschulreife)
  • Recognized diploma of advanced vocational training or aptitude test
  • Participation in a study orientation test or counseling
  • Equivalence of foreign school-leaving qualifications with the German Abitur
  • Demonstration of German language proficiency (B1 level)
  • Biology
  • General Chemistry
  • Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Experimental physics
  • Food chemistry, analytics, and technology I and II
  • Basic food chemistry internships
  • Advanced internship in food chemistry
  • Microbiology and Quality Management
  • Toxicology and Law
  • Interdisciplinary qualifications
  • Bachelor’s thesis

Tuition fee per semester:

  • International: 1500 EUR
  • Domestic: No tuition fee

Future Career Outcomes

As a graduate of our Food Chemistry program, you’ll be well-positioned to pursue a variety of rewarding career paths in the food industry, research institutions, government agencies, and beyond. Whether you choose to develop new food products, ensure food safety and quality, or conduct groundbreaking research, your expertise in food chemistry will open doors to exciting opportunities and meaningful contributions to society.

Visa Requirements:

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