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University of Trento Master in Agrifood Innovation Management
University of Trento

Master in Agrifood Innovation Management

Trento, Italy

2 Years


Full time

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Oct 2024

EUR 4,500 / per year *


* EU 340€-3400€ (fee range based on personal income and merit); Non-EU: 1000€-4500€ for the first year (fee range based on merit only, i.e. score in the application evaluation).1000€-6000€ for the second year (fee range based on academic performance).


The Master&rsquo's degree program in Agrifood Innovation Management is designed to meet the demand of graduate students for professional and scientific skills in the field of agri-food innovation management, product enhancement, and improvement of quality management systems. These will be crucial drivers of economic recovery in the post-COVID-19 emergency.

The degree aims to train and develop agrifood innovation managers, who will be able to promote innovation in the agrifood industry, encourage the development of new business initiatives, and endorse positive change at the supply chain level. These actions are geared to enhance and add value to specialties and high-quality produce of the area in which the agrifood innovation manager operates and facilitate the transition towards more sustainable agrifood production systems.

This highly interdisciplinary degree offers a training program that aims to stimulate innovative solutions in agrifood supply chains, from primary production to processing and commercialization. The degree also provides knowledge and understanding of the evolution of food culture and trends in agri-food markets.

Program Overview

The Master's degree course in Agrifood Innovation Management is the result of the collaboration between the University of Trento and the Edmund Mach Foundation and is hosted in the San Michele all Adige campus: a center equipped with infrastructures and technologies that allow the transfer of theoretical and applied knowledge.

In addition to classrooms, there are study rooms with computer stations, two teaching laboratories fully equipped for biology and chemistry activities, experimental greenhouses, several laboratories equipped for the analysis of agri-food products and food processing, an educational wine cellar, and a farm with specific areas used for field teaching activities.

The province of Trento is an area characterized by a strong synergy between research, production, and promotion. This creates an ideal context for a degree program that aims to bring students closer to the job market.

The Steering Committee of this degree program is composed of the degree course coordinator, instructors nominated by the Center Council, a student representative, an administration manager, and 15 experts from the academic and professional arena who were nominated by the Center C3A Council.




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