Health for humans, animals & plants

Sensory training at the Vienna site


09:00 to 13:00


AGES Wien 22

The Institute for Food Safety offers a training course as an introduction to the world of sensory analysis. How can the sensory organs be tested, trained and compared in accordance with DIN? The sensory practice at the Institute is explained in more detail. The training programme also includes individual tests to check the sensory organs.



  • Introduction to sensory physiology (sensory physiology)
  • Getting to know the basic flavours (sour, salty, sweet, bitter, umami)
  • Sense of smell: off-flavours (sniffin sticks)
  • Simple description of sensory-relevant parameters in food according to DIN 10964
  • Introduction to the testing of test persons (triangle test, comparative test, etc.)


Target group

  • QM food companies
  • Food retail trade
  • Schools/technical colleges specialising in food/nutrition
  • Food supervisory bodies
  • Private individuals





Registration information

Please register by 28.05.2024 at the latest.

Limited number of participants!

This event will be held as a face-to-face event only.


Please note:

  • Nicotine and coffee can have a negative effect on the sense of taste and smell.
  • Strong fragrances, such as perfume, cream and the like, should not be used on the day of the training.
  • Please inform us of any food allergies or food intolerances when registering.


Technical director and lecturer

DI Horst Falzberger
Quality management officer and food expert
AGES GmbH, Food Safety Division
Food Safety Vienna


More information

To the registration form


09:00 to 13:00


AGES Wien 22

Last updated: 13.04.2023

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