Welcome to the Department of Nutritional, Food and Consumer Sciences

Studying at the Department Nutritional, Food and Consumer Sciences is best described in one word - interdisciplinary. Applied research and innovation is highly integrated in our academic programmes and being strongly connected to practice is our strength. Our department has close collaborations with partners from economy, politics and civil society on regional, national and international levels. The practical aspects and real-world approach of our degree programmes will give you the ideal preparation for the demands of professional life.

Our five study programmes include scientific-technical as well as economic and social disciplines and always take sustainability into account. Be it a dual bachelor programme or an international, English-speaking master programme – have a look and discover your chance!


Prof. Dr.

Jana Rückert-John


Sociology of Food and Nutrition

Building 40 , Room 008
Prof. Dr.Jana Rückert-John+49 661 9640-3885
Consultation hours
Tue 17.00; during semester break by appointment