Food Engineering is a multidisciplinary field to ensure the quality and safety of food products until they reach consumers by designing, following and managing all processes (R & D, production, quality control, packaging, and supply chain) according to international standards. Food Engineering Department at Yeditepe University offers education with 100% and 50% scholarship.
Yeditepe University, Food Engineering Department offers four years of education. The education language of the program is English.
The vision of the Department of Food Engineering at Yeditepe University is to be a nationally and internationally recognized department that contributes to science, technology, industry, and society through its educational, teaching, and research activities, within the framework of sustainable development goals. The department aims to comprehensively evaluate the food system, generate innovative products and technological solutions, shape food policies, and establish a prominent presence on both national and international platforms.
The core mission of the Department of Food Engineering at Yeditepe University is to train competent food engineer graduates who know the food system and are capable of applying the necessary technologies for the healthy and safe production, processing, and preservation of food products, guided by their scientific education. The goal is to educate food engineers who are committed to sustainability and innovation, actively follow developments in science and technology, and contribute to the field while upholding professional and ethical responsibilities.
Yeditepe University Food Engineering undergraduate program educational objectives are;
In the Department of Food Engineering in Yeditepe University, with a transdisciplinary approach, the students are tried to gain expertise not only in the field of engineering, but also in areas such as food safety, health and nutrition, gastronomy and culinary arts, entrepreneurship and business. In this context, concentration programs are created in different fields. These concentration programs include the Department of Gastronomy and Culinary Arts and the Department of Business Administration. The advanced laboratory infrastructure in the world's best universities is available in Yeditepe University Food Engineering Department. While choosing faculty members in the Department of Food Engineering, care is taken to ensure that their postgraduate education is from a prestigious school abroad. Relations with the food sector are not only within the scope of projects. The sector, one of the areas of interest of the department, takes place in one-to-one lessons. Particular attention is paid to bringing an employee from the industry every week in applied areas in design courses. Apart from this, the factory visits of the students are also very common in the department. Within the scope of the courses, the leading companies of the food sector are visited and students are provided to see their production facilities. In the department of Food Engineering in Yeditepe University, with a more subdisciplinary approach, it is aimed to teach students as a new profession that includes different fields such as innovation, digitalization and sustainability as well as classical food engineering education from the past. Considering the "base score and ranking list" of the Department of Food Engineering, the remarkable position of Yeditepe University is the main reason why it is among the top preference of students.
Erasmus Department Coordinator: Assist. Prof. Dr. Özge Taştan
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Internship Coordinator: Prof. Dr. F. Yeşim Ekinci
In FDE 400, it is aimed to prepare undergraduates for working life before their graduation, to gain knowledge related with engineering practices and to observe the connection between theoretical knowledge and practices in the industry and also to gain experience.
Course learning outcomes;
Practical experience to observe the food engineering fields in a practical environment and how these environments are organized and operated.
Application of the knowledge learned in the courses in practice
Ability to work in a team
Ability to report and present of all experience
Application and evaluation is made within the scope of "FOOD ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT COMPULSORY INTERNSHIP APPLICATION PRINCIPLES".
Bologna is to bring students and academic staff closer to the current developments. The main object of this program is student. In this context, Yeditepe University Food Engineering Department aims to eliminate the practices of deviation from the standard among the education programs of the excellent universities of the European Union. In this way, students continue their educational activities in a more conscious and equipped manner.
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Some of the duties of Yeditepe University Food Engineering department graduates in the units where they work are as follows:
Food Engineering graduates can work as a manager or an engineer or laboratory personnel in production, R&D, quality control, quality assurance, sales, and supply chain departments of local and global food-producing companies. Moreover, they are employed in laboratories of the Ministries in the Provincial Directorate of Food, Agriculture, and Livestock. They can also be hired as auditors in international certification agencies.
Yeditepe University Food Engineering Department 2022 Success Ranking
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Yeditepe University offers different scholarship opportunities to students. Students can get detailed information about scholarship opportunities by viewing the Food Engineering Scholarship Opportunities page. You can click to access the relevant page here, and review the departments and scholarship opportunities.