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The name Parma is synonymous with food. In Parma, scientific, technological, economic and cultural skills and know-how all come together to create food, provide a narrative and underpin research. The University of Parma Scuola di Studi Superiori in Alimenti e Nutrizione School of Advanced Studies on Food and Nutrition is the only one of its kind in Italy.

Like the Parma area itself, the School has close links with international organisations and universities. It is dynamic and efficient, and proactive in relationships with cutting-edge initiatives in all areas of the food sector, including legislation and communications.

A key aim is to enhance skills of in service professionals and young talents. Our range of training opportunities in interdisciplinary fields includes post graduate and advanced courses, workshops, and summer schools, which will enrich skills at all levels. We boast close ties with all areas of research into food.

The School offers highly qualified training courses aimed at developing professional roles with specific skills in the fields of training and technical-scientific research in the food sector including:

– Human nutrition;

– Food safety;

– Product and process innovation;

– Communicating food risk;

– Food, health and environment;

– Education for a healthy lifestyle;

– Sustainable technology;

–  Socio-economic management of production and business processes;

– Socio-economic impact and regulatory framework.