Faculty of Agriculture

Faculty of Agriculture


Hasanuddin University

Food Science and Technology (S2)

Food Science and Technology


Agencies related to agriculture and food, both government and private institutions, and the food industry are the spearheads of the creation of good food security. In South Sulawesi in particular and in Eastern Indonesia in general, by looking at its natural resource potential, the opportunity to develop a food industry based on local potential is enormous. To answer the challenges mentioned above, the development of knowledge in the field of food is very urgent because the problems surrounding food must be resolved by professional and reliable personnel in their fields. Based on these considerations, it became the main requirement for opening the Food Science and Technology master program at Hasanuddin University as the largest university in Eastern Indonesia. The Food Science and Technology Master Program (S2 ITP), Department of Agricultural Technology, Faculty of Agriculture Unhas began to stand based on the Decree of the Director General of Higher Education No 1770 / D / T / 2009 dated October 5, 2009. First batch students were accepted in the first semester of the 2010/2011 school year .


Making ITP's S2 study program as one of the leading education centers in Indonesia, in the field of research and development of food science and technology based on continental maritime-based cultural values.

The intended food includes plantation crops, food, horticulture, fisheries and livestock products.

The description of the meaning of continental maritime-based culture is as follows:

Togetherness (accommodating, adaptive, creative)

Justice (leadership, pioneering, caring)

Seriousness (development of self capacity, enthusiasm for life, entrepreneurial spirit, tenacity)


Organizing master's programs that are competent in the field of food science and technology with a high reputation and upholding professionalism and academic ethics oriented to the development of science and technology

Carry out research and development in food science and technology in the Eastern Indonesia region

Implement Community Service (PkM) through cooperation with large industries, especially in Eastern Indonesia.


Field of Education: Producing high-quality and highly competitive master's (S2) graduates in the world of work in the field of Food Science and Technology.

Field of Research: Produce the latest, superior and innovative research to increase the added value of food products.

Community Service Sector: Fostering small, medium and large food industries, especially in Eastern Indonesia.


Graduates of the Master of Food Science and Technology Program are expected to:

Able to develop food science and technology through process and management aspects in the field of food industry that are innovative and tested.

Able to solve problems in the field of process and management in the food industry through an inter or multidisciplinary approach.

Able to manage and develop the food industry through research that is beneficial to the community so that it receives national and international recognition.