Higher education

Examples of higher education (both universities and universities of applied sciences) applying Slow Food values in the Nordic Countries:


JAMK University of Applied Sciences (JAMK)


Since 2014 JAMK has focused its food related studies in the Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Service Business on Sustainable Gastronomy, focusing on the sustainable food system. UN SDGs create a framework for the curriculum and all professional topics are seen through the sustainability lense, both from local and global perspective. In addition to understanding the dimensions of sustainability and learning to act responsibly, students practise systems thinking skills which are essential in sustainability. Degree: Bachelor of Hospitality Management (210cr/3.5yrs)


Högskolan på Åland (HÅ)


HÅ offers Hospitality Management curriculum with courses in Corporate Social Responsibility, quality management systems and sustainability. The sustainability- philosophy is part in one way or another in several courses throughout the studies. 


Kristianstad University (HKR)


HKR’s Gastronomy programme works on developing sustainable food and meals of the present and the future. The education is primarily aimed at work in public and private meal services and in various key roles in the food chain. 


Norwegian University of Life Sciences



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