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Brewing Schools and Universities - Worldwide

The following institutions provide education and training in the brewing field. Everything from brewing science to business management is available from this list. Some places offer courses around the country so be sure to ask for the one nearest you.

American Brewers Guild
1107 Kennedy Place
Suite 3
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: 916-753-0497
Brewers currently working in breweries are able to study for an industry-respected brewing qualification, and those looking to switch careers can study and train while keeping their day jobs.

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University of California,  Brewing at UC Davis Extension
Davis, CA 95616-8727
Phone: 800-752-0881, Dept. 3703
Master Brewers Program
The Master Brewers Program is a unique, 18-week program that provides an in-depth understanding of brewing science and brewery engineering. Major topics covered in brewing science include malting, mashing, brewing, fermentation and finishing, while the brewery engineering subject matter focuses on fluid flow, heat and mass transfer, solid-liquid separation and more. Students extensively explore these two fields through courses that are the professional-level equivalents of UC Davis degree-program courses, seminars and tutorials in these fields.



Siebel Institute of Technology
1777 North Clybourn Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60614
Phone: 312-255-0705

The Siebel Institute of Technology and World Brewing Academy will offer more brewing-specific courses than any other school. Our courses meet the needs of every sector of brewing interest, with courses for homebrewers, beer sales & distribution staff, and programs for professional brewers that set the standard for international brewing training.

International Schools
Niagara College Teaching Brewery

135 Taylor Road
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, L0S 1J0
Phone: 905 641-2252 x 4099
The Niagara College Teaching Brewery is Canada's first and only teaching brewery, and a practical learning environment for students in Niagara College's Brewmaster/Brewery Operations Management program. Driven by the demand for skilled workers in Canada’s burgeoning craft brewing industry, the brewery answers the need for a training system that addresses all aspects of brewery education to fill industry-specific positions with qualified people who have practical experience and specialist knowledge in beer production, brewery management and product sales/marketing.
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West Quay Court
Sunderland Enterprise Park
Tyne and Wear
Phone:+44 (0)191 549 9450
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Doemens Academy
PO Box 1325 / Stefanusstrasse 8
Grafelfing / Munich
D 82166 Germany
Phone: +49 89 858 050 

International Center for Brewing and Distilling
Heriot-Watt University
Scotland, UK

Institute of Brewing & Distilling
London, UK


VLB Berlin
Seestrasse 13
Berlin, Germany
Phone: +49 (30) 45 080-0 


Weihenstephan 1
Freising, Germany
Phone: +49 8161 536-0

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