International student education is a new and important mission for the Research Institute of Food Science and Technology (RIFST). As the only independent food research institute affiliated to the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (MSRT) of Iran, RIFST with a bright successful record in educating research-based post-graduate students, is now privileged to have achieved the official license from MSRT for admitting international post-graduate students in the field of Food Science and Technology as of 2019. In research-based system, candidates do not need to pass several courses, except the ones advised by the supervisor, which are much fewer compared to course-based system at universities. Therefore, RIFST welcomes the applicants for postgraduate degrees (M.Sc. & PhD) and short-term courses in the following branches: 


·      Food Biotechnology

·      Food Chemistry

·      Food Engineering

·      Food Machinery

·      Food Nanotechnology

·      Food Safety

·      Food Technology

·      Food Microbiology