Sustainability in the European Food System

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This program explores specific issues in environmental sustainability from a European perspective. Students will be exposed to scientists working collaboratively across agriculture, natural resource management, food production, manufacturing and alternative fuel resources. The course includes lectures from leading European scientists, tours of relevant industries and marketplaces, and interactions with European students. It will primarily take place in Ghent, Belgium, a lively city in the center of Western Europe. This program provides a significant on-site learning experience that is not available on the University of Arkansas campus.

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Program Details | Faculty Overview Presentation | Excursions | How to Apply

Program Details


Anticipated program dates can be found on the program's HogsAbroad webpage.

Application Deadline:

Feb. 1, 2024



GENG 3113

Program Costs:

Financial information can be found on the program's HogsAbroad webpage.

Faculty Leaders:

Benjamin Runkle 

Mary Savin

Faculty Overview Presentation


Tour relevant industries and marketplaces, try cheeses, chocolates, waffles and more, and travel the country of Belgium to explore the culture and more!

How to Apply

Contact the faculty leader if you're interested in this program. Apply on the HogsAbroad Application Portal.