Nutrition Therapy (B. Sc.)

Department Agriculture, Ecotrophology, and Landscape Development

Course content and objectives

The bachelor’s in Nutrition Therapy aims to further qualify primarily people from health professions and enable them to work in a nutrition-therapy capacity. To this end, the career-integrated program at Anhalt University of Applied Sciences conveys knowledge and skills for use in nutrition therapy depending on various illnesses and groups of people. Based on pathophysiological, nutritional scientific, and nutrition psychological knowledge, students are able to systematically identify malnutrition and poor diets and treat them competently. Ethical, social, economical, and health policy requirements are also covered. With this program, students specialize as interdisciplinary experts with many different professional fields in science or as practitioners. With a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition Therapy, graduates can work in a variety of jobs with a focus on nutrition therapy, especially in hospitals and reconvalescence centers, in out-patient practices, in nursing homes, with out-patient care services, and in nutrition counseling.


  • University entrance qualification
    • Abitur
    • Qualification for universities of applied science (Fachhochschulreife)
    • Master craftsman or previous education or vocational training considered equivalent
    • In addition, a vocational degree in a nursing or therapeutic occupation and at least 3 years of professional experience are required.
  • Language Skills

    Accepted German language certificates for international applicants:

    • DSH2
    • TestDaF-4xTDN4
    • if necessary equivalent language certificates