Program Details

Major topics of study include: Sustainable agriculture Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) Slow Food culture in the contexts of Switzerland and Istria Public health and non-communicable diseases Obesity, under-nutrition, and inadequ
Location:
Geneva, Switzerland
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Investigate how the international community addresses the challenges of meeting the nutrition, food security, and health needs of populations in the 21st century.

Major topics of study include: Sustainable agriculture Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) Slow Food culture in the contexts of Switzerland and Istria Public health and non-communicable diseases Obesity, under-nutrition, and inadequate nutrition Infant and child feeding

Setting Description:
Program base in Geneva Engage and network with international experts. The international environment of Geneva offers you a unique opportunity to interact with leading experts and academics at a wide variety of international organizations and research centers. You will learn from experts at governmental, inter-governmental, and nongovernmental agencies specializing in food security and nutrition, including the Food and Agricultural Organization, the United Nations, the World Health Organization, and UNICEF. You will also have the chance to develop your networking skills to complement the independent project, in which you will conduct interviews with subject matter experts. In conducting interactive research, you will gain practical experience for your academic and professional development and will begin creating a solid professional network. You will also gain access to numerous institutional libraries and documentation centers, such as the United Nations Library and the Internationa
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