PhD COURSE: Sensory Evaluation and Food Preferences – Copenaghen, DK

10 -12 May 2023, Copenaghen, DK

Deadline: 11 April 2023

The course introduces the foundations of sensory science and the practice of performing sensory tests with trained panels and by consumers, including their design and execution and assessing sensory and consumer data. Besides teaching classical sensory evaluation tools, attention is on measuring food motives in different cultural settings with an emphasis on healthy and sustainable food choices and the impact of situational contexts.

Learning outcomes

  • Principles of sensory measurements and evaluation methods
  • Assessing healthy and sustainable food choices in cultural contexts
  • Healthy food preferences in different situational contexts
  • Ability to design sensory experiments, analyse and interpret sensory results
  • Critically assess literature in the fields of sensory and consumer research


PhD students: 1,500 DKK
Postdoctoral university staff/Non-profit: 3,000 DKK Industry/For-profit: 7,500 DKK

The course fee includes course materials, coffee/tea during breaks, lunches and networking dinners. Participants should cover their expenses for travel and accommodation.

Information and registration

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