Doctorate in "Food and Nutrition Sciences". Department of Food and Nutrition Science. Faculty of Environment. University of the Aegean.


The candidate, following the end of the doctorate shall be knowledgeable about the issues related to the science of food of plant origin, with emphasis on the analysis of the bioactive ingredients and the evaluation of their nutritional value. The doctor will acquire skills of analytical chemistry and data analysis related to the structure of bioactive ingredients, the bioactivity thereof, and the nutritional value of the food containing these substances. The Doctor of the Department of Food and Nutrition Science knows the basic principles of management, organization, and operation of the food industry and of marketing for nutrition products, and applies these principles by supporting the business employing him/her, with the purpose of producing quality food and maintaining the sustainability of the business.

Further Information

The objective of the educational opportunity is the realisation of a doctoral dissertation in the field of food and natural products.

Relation To Employment

The holder of the doctorate may work in a research or academic position.


Access to this type is possible only for those who have obtained at least a level 7 qualification (unless it is provided for otherwise).
Holders of such type qualifications have access to programs of study of the same level.

Ways To Aquire

Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.

Awarding Body

University of the Aegean

Qualification Type



Higher education




Minimum 3 years