University of Debrecen, Hungary

The University of Debrecen (UD) is a university of national excellence and as such it ranks among the top higher education institutions in the country and among the top 500 universities in the world. The teaching staff provides quality education in 14 faculties and 24 doctoral schools, offering the widest choice of majors in the country.

With this heritage of more than 470 years, the University of Debrecen is the oldest institution of higher education still based in the same city in continuous operation in Hungary.

UD provides its graduates with a practical background and labour-market oriented knowledge far above the national average by involving them in practical work through partnerships with local and national companies. Priority areas of research, such as molecular science; physical, computational and material science; molecular medicine; medical, health, nutrition and functional food development, environmental and agricultural science; linguistics, culture and bioethics, are focus areas selected for their multidisciplinary approach. These focus areas aim to provide answers to the socio-economic-scientific challenges emerging in the Human-Health-Environment areas in anticipation of demographic and global changes. An intellectual centre with outstanding Research and Development capacity, the university plays an increasingly decisive role in the economic, social and cultural evolution of the region. As the first winner of the Gold Rank of higher education quality award, the university is striving to serve the demands of a science-based economy and society the most effective way.

The mission of UD is accomplished collectively by the teachers, the students and the staff of the university committed to quality, cooperating with the national and international partners of the university.

The Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences and Environmental Management (http://www.edu.unideb.hu/page.php?id=123)  is ranked between the top 200 universities with agricultural profile.

Research groups from DU are implied in KNOWinFOOD in food authenticity assessments, in data base type of approaches for traditional meals and in functional foods, being in charge with the sustainable high quality fruit/vegetable/meat production, and identification of suitable food technologies. DU is promoting functional food related transfer of knowledge and technology among local and national food manufacturers, so a cluster was set up with about 80 food companies. Currently several university developed foods which are produced and sold on the market.

KNOWinFOOD first Training has started

1st Training of the Erasmus+ project KNOWinFOOD has started.

The training has two parts.

Part I is an on-line training in the collaborative environment (web platform) developed at the beginning of

1st Training of the Erasmus+ project KNOWinFOOD has started.

The training has two parts.

Part I is an on-line training in the collaborative environment (web platform) developed at the beginning of

1st Training of the Erasmus+ project KNOWinFOOD has started.

The training has two parts.

Part I is an on-line training in the collaborative environment (web platform) developed at the beginning of

Registration open for the first Knowinfood Training T1

The project KNOWinFOOD organizes three trainings for students studying in the fields related with food production (food engineering, food control, food technology and biotechnology, food chemistry, catering)

The project KNOWinFOOD organizes three trainings for students studying in the fields related with food production (food engineering, food control, food technology and biotechnology, food chemistry, catering)

The project KNOWinFOOD organizes three trainings for students studying in the fields related with food production (food engineering, food control, food technology and biotechnology, food chemistry, catering)

Participation de l’Ambassade au lancement du programme Erasmus + « KNOWinFOOD »

On Monday, 24 October, Marianna Nesuta-Greso, Agricultural Attaché at the Hungarian Embassy, participated in the launch of the Erasmus + "KNOWinFOOD" program organized by the Department of Biological Engineering

On Monday, 24 October, Marianna Nesuta-Greso, Agricultural Attaché at the Hungarian Embassy, participated in the launch of the Erasmus + "KNOWinFOOD" program organized by the Department of Biological Engineering

On Monday, 24 October, Marianna Nesuta-Greso, Agricultural Attaché at the Hungarian Embassy, participated in the launch of the Erasmus + "KNOWinFOOD" program organized by the Department of Biological Engineering

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