Mediterranean Food and Diet, Certificate

Mediterranean Food and Diet, Certificate

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    Application Deadline
  • 63 days
    Duration
This online Mediterranean Food and Diet course at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens aims to introduce participants to and raise their awareness about the typical Mediterranean food products and diet, as well as the intangible cultural heritage and goods that are related to food: customs, traditions, social status, culinary practices and tools, ceremonies, and values. 

About

The Mediterranean diet focuses on eating foods that mainly come from plants, such as whole grains, legumes, nuts, fruits and vegetables. It also suggests eating healthy fats like olive oil instead of butter, replacing salt with herbs and spices and consuming mostly white meat like fish and chicken, instead of red *meat.

This Mediterranean Food and Diet Mediterranean Food and Diet course at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is ideal for anyone interested in nutrition and its multicultural dimensions.

Furthermore, the course offers you an exciting journey to explore cultures and traditions of the Mediterranean countries and how they differ when it comes to recipes, food production and ways of cooking. All of the above will be analyzed further and in detail in this online course part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage category. After successfully completing the lessons, the participant will receive a training certificate.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The natural evolution of human activities directly related to food
  • Impacts of history on the Mediterranean Food 
  • The Mediterranean triad: the vine & the wine, the olive tree & oil
  • The Mediterranean triad: cereals & their products  
  • Other characteristic Mediterranean foodstuff and products
  • Food, biodiversity & the Mediterranean aquatic environment & landscapes

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

This e-learning programme is addressing whoever wishes to learn about the Mediterranean food products and diet, their historical evolution and related “immaterial” cultural goods as well as the central role of food in sustainable development. 

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    350 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 350 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 63 days.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    350 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 350 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 63 days.
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Funding

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