Health, nutrition and business are the three main focus points at Campus Venlo. Research and educational topics range from food innovation and the psychology of eating to logistics optimisation. Research at Campus Venlo is done in an interdisciplinary fashion within three research lines. Next to this Campus Venlo offers three programmes of study: one bachelor's programme and two master's programmes.
- Research focuses on health, nutrition and business
- 3 research lines
- 3 education programmes
University College Venlo
University College Venlo (UCV) is unique. You follow your interests and select your own courses. This enables you to study issues related to health, nutrition and business in an interdisciplinary manner. With the help of your personal academic advisor, you build a tailor-made bachelor's programme, perfecty adapted to the Master’s programme or professional position you aim for.
Health Food Innovation Management
Are you interested in developing new food and nutrition solutions to optimize health and prevent and treat disease? Would you like to know how a health food product goes from being just an idea to being launched in the market? And would you like to be involved in creating commercially viable foods that are both tasty and healthy? Then Health Food Innovation Management could be just the programme for you.
Global Supply Chain Management and Change
Are you a creative thinker who can innovate to achieve a competitive edge? Are you interested in supply chain management processes and how they can be improved? And would you like to make a real difference to a company that wants to compete in a dynamic, international marketplace? If so, the master’s programme in Global Supply Chain Management and Change may be the perfect way to start your career.
Food Claims Centre Venlo (FCCV)
Centre for Healthy Eating & Food Innovation (HEFI)
The Centre for Healthy Eating and Food Innovation (HEFI) is focused on the promotion of healthy eating by researching the effects of food on human health, developing innovative, healthy food products and advancing the promotion of healthy dietary habits.
Research by the Centre for Healthy Eating and Food Innovation (HEFI) is organised in three topics:
- Microbiology of the gastrointestinal tract
- Behavioral gastronomy
- Food innovation and health
Brightlands Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (BISCI)
BISCI seeks to apply the latest results of logistics research to address the challenges of service providers in the region and beyond. In addition, the institute trains the next generation of professionals who can contribute to supply chain innovation in the industry.
“Mmm… carrots!” How to teach toddlers to love vegetablesThursday, October 13, 2022
Teaching toddlers and pre-schoolers a healthy diet is not easy. But children are not preordained to dislike vegetables, say PhD candidates Anouk van den Brand and Britt van Belkom. The key to success: persist and reward.
Solving world issues through foodTuesday, October 11, 2022
"In ten years more than a thousand students here will be working on social issues around agriculture, sustainability and nutrition," predicts Dean Thomas Cleij of Maastricht's Faculty of Science and Engineering.
'Gut is our second brain'Monday, October 10, 2022
Our intestines are oh so important, but in science they get the short end of the stick. Microbiologist Koen Venema is doing research with artificial intestines. "They are the key to your health."