This program trains students to become international professionals with the skills to carry out research and development in order to meet societal needs. Topics covered include the global-scale problems prevalent today in health maintenance and food security. The program tackles this challenge from a perspective that “food is medicine,” or in other words, that both medicine and food originate from the same source and both preserve health.
Students benefit from the collaboration between three universities and spend at least one semester in each university. The program starts at the University of Tsukuba for the first semester, the National Taiwan University for the second, followed by the University of Bordeaux for the third. For the final semester, students may choose one of the three universities.
In addition to the coursework delivered by each university, students also partake in field studies, corporate internships, laboratory practice and entrepreneurship training, provided by each establishement.