From Field to Fork


Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences , School of Food and Agriculture, offers a one semester (30 ECTS) non-degree programme for international students. The programme is called From Field to Fork!

Contents of the studies

The non-degree programme offers students professional courses and projects. There are three fields of expertise offered:
• Agriculture
• Food Processing and Biotechnology
• Food and Hospitality

The program provides students with wide knowledge of the whole food chain - From Field to Fork.

The study projects within the field of Food and Hospitality focuse on food service processes and food development. The projects within the field of Agriculture cover animal husbandry and health care, crop production and/or agrotechnology and rural enterprise management. Study projects can also be chosen from the field of Food Processing and Biotechnology.


The applicants should be students enrolled at a partner university of the Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences.

Language of Instruction: English
Study period: September to December (fall semester)
Application deadline: 15th of May for fall semester
Credits: 30 ECTS
Tuition fee: No tuition fee
Level of studies: Bachelor

See information how to apply

Contact persons

Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences
School of Food and Agriculture

Ms. Anna Tall, International Coordinator

Tel. +358 40 830 2136+358 40 830 2136
E-mail: anna.tall(a) or food(a)

Visiting and postal address:
Ilmajoentie 525
60800 Ilmajoki

Kirta Nieminen, International Coordinator
Tel.+358 40 830 5081+358 40 830 5081
E-mail: kirta.nieminen(a) or food(a)

Visiting address:
Kampusranta 9 (Frami A)
60320 Seinäjoki

Postal address:
P.O.Box 412
60101 Seinäjoki


 Basic Studies

  • Finnish Language and Culture 3 ECTS
  • Intercultural Communication 3 ECTS    
  • English 3 ECTS
  • Study and Working Life Skills 3 ECTS
  • Chemistry in Food Chain 3 ECTS
  • Structure of Food Chain 5 ECTS
  • Marketing Planning and Implementation in The Food Chain 5 ECTS
  • Human Rescoure 5 ECTS

Professional Studies


  • Bioenergy/Multipurpose Forestry 5 ECTS
  • Organic Production 5 ECTS
  • Cultivation of Cereals 5 ECTS

Food and Biotechnology

  • Food Development 5 ECTS
  • Food Processes 5 ECTS
  • Food Chemistry 5 ECTS

Food and Hospitality

  • Food Production Processes 5 ECTS
  • Business Planning 5 ECTS

Project Studies

Practical Training

Bachelor-level Free-elective Studies

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