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Master's Degree in Food, Ethics and Law (UB-specific)

Universitat de Barcelona
Master's degree
Online / Distance
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Application deadline: September 2020
3,900 EUR
Master's Degree in Food, Ethics and Law (UB-specific)

Program description

Master's Degree in Food, Ethics and Law (UB-specific)

4th Edition of the Master in Food Ethics and Law (60 ECTS). The Master in Food Ethics and Law (MAED for the spanish acronym) is a program of the University of Barcelona (UB).

Working in the food industry requires for professionals from scientific disciplines (such as chemistry, food technology or agricultural engineering, among others) that are able to ensure proper legal compliance of foodstuffs. Moreover, research professionals face regularly a debate on wether the technologies they develop are appropiate or ethical. Accordingly, EU institutions assess the ethical and social implications of any research project that asks for its funding.

Keeping this in mind, food professional need both scientific and multidisciplinary professional skills that ensure the success a of their innovations both from a scientific, ethical and legal perspective. In this context, the Master in Food Ethics and Law (MAED) proposes specific training in Law and Ethics for professionals of the food industry at large.

Admission requirements

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

  • Introduction to Law
  • Food Law
  • Food Issues & Public Policy
  • Food Ethics & Research and Innovation
  • Master Thesis

Tuition fees

The enrollment fee for this program is 3,900 €. 


Access degree

The Master's Degree in Food Ethics and Law (MAED) of the University of Barcelona will be awarded to all those enrolled ―holding a university degree― who pass the program.

About this institute

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Universitat de Barcelona 

The University of Barcelona, founded in 1450, is a comprehensive higher education institution that presents deep academic tradition coupled with frontier scientific knowledge. It is located in the city of Barcelona, one of the main cosmopolitan hubs in the Mediterranean...

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Why study at Universitat de Barcelona

Why choose the University of Barcelona?

  • It is the top-rated Spanish university in the most prestigious international university rankings.
  • It is among the 25 best universities of the world with more than 400 years of history.
  • It is situated in Barcelona, one of the best university cities in the World.
  • It offers a wide range of course offerings: bachelor’s degree courses, master’s degree courses, doctoral programs and other specific courses and programs.

Contact info

Universitat de Barcelona

Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 585
08007 Barcelona Catalunya

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