Food Science

Technical Program

The program on Food Science takes place in Pamplona and it is given through English by faculty and international leaders in the agricultural and food industry.

ESPA together with the Engineering Association of Navarre is responsible for the organization and running of the Food Science program. This program is aimed at University students who are interested in the agricultural and food industry and it will provide a general introduction to food science with an emphasis on Spain and Spanish Foods.

This 5 week program will offer two courses: the first one, Cultural Exploration of Spanish Foods and the second course offers immersive language and cultural lectures on Spain and Spanish culture. Both courses are combined numerous tours and day trips to local and regional sites.

More Info Contact:

Noel Quinlivan
Parque Tomás Caballero, 2
6ª Planta – Oficina 1
31006 Pamplona (Navarra) – SPAIN
+34 948 12 63 29 / + 34 615 569593

  • Sensory evaluation.
  • Food safety.
  • Food packaging.
  • Food technology and packaging.
  • 90 hours of training in areas related to Food Science and Spanish Language and Culture.
  • Cultural and technical visits.
  • Transport to and from the site visits.
  • Accomodation.
  • A farewell dinner.


Pamplona is a medium sized city in the North of Spain not far from the French border. It has a population of around 195000 inhabitants and is famous for its world renowned San Fermin Festival where the bulls run through the streets.

This festival was made famous by the Nobel Prize winning American Author Ernest Hemingway in his book “The Sun Also Rises”. The festival brings around a million people to the city during its eight days duration.

Pamplona is the capital of the Autonomous Region of Navarra, one of the regions that make up present day Spain. It was a powerful Kingdom in the middle ages stretching way into France.

Nowadays it is one of the economic motors of the Spanish economy with a special focus on Renewable Energies, Bio-Medicine, the Car Industry and the Agro-Industry sector.