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Continuing Education

Delve into the science of coffee

Our goal is to disseminate our coffee knowledge through education. We offer courses that help individuals acquire a holistic understanding of coffee and the industry, from crop to cup. We help make the connection from craft to science. By doing so, we aim to empower our students with the skills they need to succeed in their careers.

CAS in Coffee Excellence

This science-based online learning course in english is for coffee professionals who want to deepen their knowledge of the coffee value chain from crop to cup. The continuing education programme spans 3 modules over 15 months, comprising of online lectures, virtual classrooms with recognized experts, group discussions, live lab sessions, and practical exercises at home.

Participants will have the opportunity to learn and network with coffee professionals internationally, and gain access to industry-leading research and knowledge.

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Flyer CAS in Coffee Excellence(PDF 2,0 MB)

Continuing Education Courses (WBK)

We will be offering individual sessions of the CAS in Coffee Excellence syllabus online as short continuing education courses

Cost: CHF 575.- Duration: 4 weeks (15 - 20 study hours) Language: English. Format: Online. Date: see course sites for specific dates. 

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CAS in the Science and Art of Coffee 

Since 2010, we have been providing the CAS The Science and Art of Coffee continuing education programme in German and onsite that delves into the science and art of coffee. Currently, our team is working on a brand-new format for this course which will be available once again in the near future.

Are you interested? Subscribe to the list "CAS The Science and Art of Coffee" (in German).

Further information and detailed schedule of the "CAS in the Science and Art of Coffee" from 2010 - 2021

Tailormade Continuing Education

We offer customised continuing education courses for companies. Our science-based courses cover the whole spectrum from workshops, to full Certificate of Advanced Studies CAS programmes. We offer flexible learning solutions that can be conducted on-site or online, or in a blended-learning format, depending on your needs. Our expertise lies in the fields of green coffee, coffee transformation, and extraction & sensory and our research feeds directly into our continuing education courses. We believe that improved coffee knowledge is the key to better coffee quality and business performance.

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Bachelor courses

Currently, we are developing a specialization (Minor) in food chemistry, including a module on coffee, for the Bachelor's degree program in Chemistry at ICBT.

Bachelor Studies Chemistry