Culinary & Gastronomic Sciences Degree

Modality: Presencial
Lasting: 4 cursos (240 ECTS)
Languages: Spanish, Catalan

Interuniversity Campus

It is the international university space of training, research and knowledge transfer in hospitality, tourism and gastronomy, unique and ascribed to the University of Barcelona, which it has the ** university training center**, the EUHT CETT-UB (the University School of Hospitality and Tourism CETT-UB). With a trajectory of about 45 years, the CETT Group is an international benchmark of academic excellence and of services, committed to the responsible development of the sector and society, the contribution of training , research, innovation and expert knowledge, and the commitment to personal growth and professional of all those who are part of it.

It has a own training model, pioneer and reference in the application of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), and offers all the different levels of training - professional training , undergraduate and postgraduate, continues for active and made-to-measure professionals, through an own training model based on the learning and real experience provided by the Application Companies located in the Campus CETT - Hotel Alimara (**** stars); Àgora BCN, International University Residence; CETT Consultors; Viatges Century, and BAS (Barcelona Academic Services) -, as well as the technology classrooms applied - Kitchen Classroom, Demonstration Kitchen Classroom, Techno-Culinary Classroom, Kitchen Workshop Classroom, Pre-Work Classroom, four classrooms Sommeliers, Classroom Restaurant, Restoration Workshop, Space for Creativity and Innovation, Space of the Senses and Unit UB-Bullipèdia.CETT.

The Campus of Tourism, Hospitality and Gastronomy CETT-UB also has other facilities and services to guarantee the best academic activity: it has 28 theoretical classrooms fully equipped, eleven application rooms, three computer rooms, a resource center with multimedia equipment and a specialized library in tourism, hospitality and gastronomy, multimedia space, ten tutorial rooms, a amphitheater with capacity for 520 people, bar-cafeteria, restaurant, a hotel with 156 rooms and fourteen rooms with a maximum capacity for 600 people, and a university residence with 220 rooms for students and teachers .

As for the new degree, this is fully integrated into the academic itinerary of comprehensive training in gastronomy offered by the EUHT CETT-UB.

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Campus de la Alimentación de Torribera

The Food Campus of Torribera is one of the six campuses of the UB. Located in the area of Torribera (Diputación de Barcelona), of 34 hectares and which borders the Natural Park of the Sierra de Marina, in the city of Santa Coloma de Gramenet, it is a university environment of 12,000 m2 dedicated to teaching in science related to food, with studies of degrees and master's degrees, the research dimension coordinated by the Nutrition Research Institute and Food Security (INSA) of the UB, and with transfer and dissemination activities to the productive sector and society. The degrees taught in the Food Campus are attached to the Faculty of Pharmacy, through the secretariat located in the Teaching Building and Student Services (Verdaguer).

The Campus has a building of 3.600 m2 dedicated entirely to modern teaching laboratories and high technological level for teaching related to food and nutrition (health sector), food technology (sector of the food industry) and culinary and gastronomic sciences (catering sector).

The Food Campus of Torribera has all the university services to accompany the academic activity of the students: a specialized library in food (CRAI) with self-learning spaces, three computer rooms, the auditorium Les Voltes for 200 people, restaurant, shop, sports services (summer pool, tennis courts, indoor football, basketball, paddle tennis), twelve classrooms and seminars, fifteen specialized laboratories (cooking, food chemistry, food analysis, instrumentation physicochemistry, microbiology and parasitology, food technology, sensory analysis, biology, nutrition and dietetics, computer lab, culinary studies), and 1,500 m2 of greenhouses and practice gardens. In addition, the Campus is the central academic headquarters of the ** Unidad UB-Bullipèdiav.

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Campus del Baix Llobregat (CBL-UPC). Escuela Superior de Agricultura de Barcelona

This Campus is one of the eight available to the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and which host its 28 schools and faculties. Located in Castelldefels and integrated into the so-called Mediterranean Technology Park, the Campus of Baix Llobregat is actively committed to innovation and excellence in teaching , research and technology transfer, in the fields of Agri-Food Engineering, Biotechnology, Telecommunications and Aeronautics.

The Higher School of Agriculture of Barcelona (ESAB) has been located there since 2005 and has ** state-of-the-art facilities and technologies** for the study and research of the field of Engineering of Biosystems. With the aim of improving the teaching offer of the new degree, it puts at student disposal its teaching and scientific infrastructures, which include sixteen classrooms, three computer rooms and thirty specialized laboratories (biotechnology, microbiology, biology, physics, production animal, plant production, chemistry and pedology, food technology, pilot plant, food processing plant, tasting room ...). The ESAB also has greenhouses and an orchard space available to students. A short distance away, in Viladecans, the ESAB has the Agropolis facilities, the research unit in Biological Systems Engineering, which includes 10 hectares of surface, with glass and greenhouses plastic equipped with the most advanced controls, as well as a service building with a multi-purpose room.

The students also have the support services and support located in the Campus building, which include computer rooms, the specialized library, spaces for individual and group work, the newspaper library, the language laboratory and the laboratory of teaching resources (the Factory), in addition to the restaurant and spaces for free use for students. The entire campus is equipped with free Wi-Fi network for students.

The fact that the ESAB is located on a campus like the Baix Llobregat, next to the natural spaces of delta del Llobregat and the beach, places the school in a privileged environment with a growing and progressive dynamism of university life. The student can enjoy, on the Campus, the activities offered by different cultural and leisure associations.

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Fundació Alícia, Complex Món Sant Benet

The Fundación Alícia is located in the Món Sant Benet complex, in Sant Fruitós de Bages (Barcelona), a cultural, tourist and leisure complex of great singularity located in an incomparable natural environment.

Alícia is a research center applied to gastronomy that is structured in three functional areas: research and technological innovation in cooking (study and development of products and processes) ); health and eating habits (promotion of good habits, development of culinary responses for specific problems, improvement of collective feeding), and food patrimony and sustainability (management and study of the gardens of Sant Benet, valuation of products and territory, historical heritage, proximity, sustainability and prevention of food shortage), with the collaboration of a multidisciplinary team made up of the best experts and companies and entities in the sector .

The main building of the Foundation, of 2,000 m2, houses a central kitchen, the ** scientific workspace** with the best special cooking appliances and measurements, refrigeration chambers, freezing and deep freezing , the controlled temperature and humidity room, the demonstration kitchen-auditorium, the practical kitchen-workshop for groups, the theoretical space, the practical library ... In addition, it has the Sant Benet gardens, of recovery and evaluation of traditional horticultural varieties for its culinary experimentation: the gastronomic garden (the plot, of more than 8,200 m2, is divided into two terraces, intended for fruit trees and vegetables ), the didactic garden (of more than 3,800 m2) and the Pomarium (a plot of more than 5,600 m2, destined in large part to the plantation of apple and pear trees).

The Alícia Foundation is, therefore, a space to create social awareness about the importance of gastronomy and food as a cultural fact and as an educational factor; a place where ideas about food and cooking are generated, and a sensory and stimulating experience that combines tradition and innovation.

In the new degree of Culinary and Gastronomic Sciences, it brings an experience of ten years in concepts of culinary innovation, of sectoral knowledge transfer and ** collaboration** between the public and private sectors, and between the catering sector and the food and gastronomy industry.

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