Food for the Future” a lecture series with internationally distinguished speakers (in English) on topics related to sustainable food systems. In loose order several times a year. Hybrid event, currently mainly as webinar.

Science in the Dinosaur Hall“: A lecture series of the Faculty of Life Sciences of the HU Berlin and the Museum of Natural History Berlin. The lectures (in German by prominent speakers take place on Friday evenings at 19.30h in the famous “Sauriersaal” of the Museum of Natural History. Admission free, information and registration on the website.

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For Students and Doctoral Candidates

Annual PhD Day

FoodBerlin holds an annual meeting on topics of food science where PhD students exchange ideas and get new inputs from the Berlin research community. Lectures, poster sessions, and discussions provide ideas and contacts with Berlin’s food science scene. If you are interested in co-organizing such a meeting, please get in touch with us.

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Summer School

Studying during the day, and exploring Berlin in the evening. During a one-week summer school, you will get to know research projects and institutes of Berlin/Brandenburg food groups through lectures and guided tours. The topics change every year. The group usually includes about 25 participants. Foreign participants might be eligible for a DAAD scholarships. Accommodation is by self-booking in a hostel/hotel of your choice (we gladly give recommendations). You will be self-catering, whereby lunch can be taken in a canteen. Get more information here.

Contact exchange

Do you consider writing a graduation thesis or doing your PhD on sustainable food systems? The contact exchange establishes direct connections between students or PhD students and scientists. Send an email with your CV and explain your preferences. We will pass the information on to suitable working groups.

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Support for collaborative projects

FoodBerlin arranges contacts with partner groups and research sponsors and provides conceptual/logistical support in applying for collaborative projects. Please describe your request briefly.

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Calendar of events

Please send us brief information about your events, which we will gladly include in the calendar.

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Email list for dissemination of information and requests

Please send your request (e.g. job offers, contacts, technical questions, material) to our members via our mailing list.

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Contact exchange

Send us announcements for graduate projects, internships or open positions. We will post your information on the website under “Job Offers”.

For Externals

Consulting Services

Experienced specialists in the field of food sciences (see Research Topics) provide expert opinions for business, administration or politics. Please send us an email with your request. We will get back to you and try to find a suitable offer.

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For professionals from economy, administration and politics, we offer additional qualification in different areas of the food sector. Please get in touch with us for more information.

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Job Offers

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