At anona, you can gain valuable experience for your future career while you're still studying, whether you are completing a dual course of studies or a diploma thesis. Make the most of this chance to secure a successful start to your career in the future-proof food industry – apply now!


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Study and gain practical experience

Make the most of the many advantages of a dual course of studies. Attain scientifically-based knowledge at a first-class state academy, and broaden your skill base with practical know-how and applicable social competence with anona, ensuring that you are competently prepared for your career.

Work Experience

This practice-integrated degree course allows you to gain valuable practical experience for a successful start to your career.

Full-fledged Course of Study

Complete an internationally-recognized academic Bachelor’s degree as a qualified engineer (Diplom-Ingenieur) in just three years.

No Tuition Fees

Save yourself the hassle of expensive student loans: The entire course of studies is free of tuition fees.

The Best Career Chances

Your strong performance and commitment create the best chance of being hired by us upon completion of your course.

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BA Food Safety

Invest in the future by completing a Food Safety Bachelor’s course at anona. Learning theory and doing practical work rotate in three month intervals. Courses in theory take place at the Staatlichen Studienakademie Plauen, while practical experience is gathered in our facilities in Colditz.

The Food Safety course of studies starts on 1 October of each year and results in a “Diplom-Ingenieur (qualified engineer) BA” or a “Bachelor of Science”. This degree is on par with Bachelor’s degrees from technical colleges and universities.

BA Biotechnology, Laboratory and Process Engineering

Kick-start your career with a dual course in Biotechnology, Laboratory and Process Engineering at anona. As the market leader, we offer you both a focused higher education in the growing food market and the best prospects for your future.

Every three months, theoretical courses take place at the Berufsakademie Sachsen – Staatliche Studienakademie Riesa. The remaining half of the 3-year standard period of study will be spent in our facilities in Colditz. The Bachelor’s course of studies is part of the “Laboratory and Process Engineering” degree and starts on 1 October every year.

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BA Industry (Management Studies)

Benefit from the highly attractive und efficient dual course of studies for industrial companies, in which practice and studies are fully integrated. At the end of the course you will have excellent knowledge of operational procedures, the ability to work self-reliantly and high social capability.

The course of studies starts on 1 October of each year and results in a Bachelor of Arts. Theoretical and practical courses alternate every 12 weeks. Theoretical courses take place at Staatliche Studienakademie Breitenbrunn while the rest of time will be spent at our facility in Colditz.

Diploma Thesis

Graduate Students

If you would like to simultaneously write your diploma thesis then please apply for our diploma student position. We would be happy to advise diploma students from the food technology, ecotrophology and food chemistry sectors.