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Tuition fee €3,000.00 per year
Application fee €155.00 one-time


The study programme is aimed to educate highly qualified and creative specialists – Professional Masters with specialization in food hygiene with competence to work in the establishments of food chain as well as in the state services. The Master study programme provides proficiency on safety and harmlessness of food chain, quality criteria of foodstuffs, knowledge on elaboration and maintenance of safety systems of the food establishments, as well as ability for scientific research on food safety. The programme is completed with the elaboration and defense of the Master thesis.

Why study Food Hygiene at the Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies?
You will develop multidisciplinary understanding about management and maintenance of the food safety systems.
You will be offered to participate in research projects and volunteering activities.
You will acquire knowledge and skills on technology of food production, criteria of food safety, quality and hygiene, food infections as well as on legal aspects of international food trade, which allow you to develop your future career in many professional domains.
We offer you an interactive study process with dynamic and experienced academic staff and opportunities of e-learning.
We ensure the student-centred approach to the study process and focus specifically on your needs and interests in each study course.

Career opportunities

Career prospects and further studies
The graduates work in all kind of establishments of food chain. Master`s degree entitles graduates to continue studies in a respective doctoral programme in the universities in Latvia or abroad.

Apply now! Fall semester 2018/19
Jun 30, 2019 23:59
Europe/Riga time
Application deadline
Jul 30, 2019 23:59
Europe/Riga time

Autumn Intake

Studies commence
Sep 1, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States