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UBT remains to be an innovative institution of higher education in Kosovo and in region, offers contemporary programs of study based on international quality standards; eminent academics and experts; possibility for external experience (professional studies and practices); modern infrastructure, organization and modern management in UBT (in accordance with ISO 9001); direct link with the economy, academic and international research projects and transfer of tech knowledge, as well as students and highly motivated personnel.

Aim of the Summer Academy

The Academy through lecturing, discussions with university professors, industry and NGO experts involved in projecting innovative products and processes, on food
production, processing and nutrition, aim to attain highest outcomes by offering cohesive
and coherent topics and knowledge on the sustainable food production and consumption,
food processing and respective certifications.
The International Summer Academy in Safe and Sustainable Food from Farm to Table,
offer value added approach through best existing models and highlighting the key need
to change and advance, while increasing the participants’ competence with knowledge
and skills through defining alternatives and solving approaches.
Summer Academy aim to cross-cut experience, knowledge by involving non and
academicians’, industry and experts.


The Summer Academy on Safe and Sustainable Food from Farm to Table, covers wide range of topics. Innovatively, producing on such short time a matrix of possible combination on food chain that people, communities and industry face daily.

Therefore, participants will experience real life challenges beginning from projecting to implementing a safe and sustainable practice, from the agriculture, processing and nutrition sciences’ perspective. The challenges may be seen at individual, community level and large scale, in Kosovo, contributing by daily production or consumption on the topics covered by the Academy. Program, define food production opportunities, challenges and orientations on food production, processing and consumption in local and national level, including using the food as preventive measure for certain health problems.

The academy, cover topics that society on 21st century is discussing such are estimating and assuring application of “Food Safety” concept, sustainability, Food Valorizations and Processing, microbiology and impact of food and biofortifications and standards along the chain. Academy, inform about the role of certification schemes, the sectorial developments of fruit and vegetable sectors, beverage industry and standards for microorganisms, allergens and minerals at processing level and above all the healthy nutrition for disease prevention and management.

Students worldwide from the field of Agriculture, Food systems and Technology, and Nutrition Sciences and other related fields.



The participants of the UBT, 8th International Summer Academy on Safe and Sustainable Food from Farm to Table, who attend the majority of the lectures and study visits, will be provided a “CERTIFICATE” credited with 2 ECTS, by the School of ISA 2019,UBT.


At the end of the UBT Summer Academy 2019, on Safe and Sustainable Food from Farm to Table, participants will be able to evaluate the safety and sustainability, of production, processing and healthy consumption and its critical threats. Understand sectorial importance beginning from projecting at field and processing level.

Participants of ISA 2019 will become more familiar with the certification schemes, development of various sectors in Kosovo, allergens, microorganisms, and safety standards at food and beverage industry and healthy nutrition to prevent cardiovascular and Epidermolysis Bullosa Managment diseases. The students will gain insight knowledge what are upcoming challenges, needs of society and industry they are going to face as researchers and as experts and what they expect from them to solve on the near future.


Sustainable Development through Life Science

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