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With the Academy of Cheese.

Whether you’re an industry professional or an enthusiast with a passion for cheese, we’ve something for everyone. If you’re not ready to study yet, just come in and explore.

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Get started with FREE tools, and upgrade as you grow.

Why create your free account?

  • Join our global cheese community, be part of a professional network
  • Receive exclusive email updates from Academy of Cheese
  • Preview 5 cheeses in our Cheese Library
  • Receive invitations to industry events & masterclasses
  • Keep up to date with cheese industry news

Who should Join the Academy of Cheese?

Whether you have a professional or personal interest in cheese, everyone is welcome to share our knowledge and spread the appreciation of truly great cheese.

Fanatical foodies


Chefs & Restaurateurs

Retail professionals


Food Writers



Cheese Judges

Frequently asked questions

Absolutely not! There is no initial cost for signing up and taking the first few steps in your cheese education journey. Then, after the initial taster, you can choose to purchase a course or unlock our perks by becoming a Friend of the Academy.

The Academy is open to everyone! If you aspire to become more knowledgeable and develop a greater understanding about all aspects of cheese, then welcome aboard.

Yes, Academy of Cheese website can be accessed anywhere in the world. If you wish to progress to studying with us, our Training Partners offer virtual classes or you could choose the self guided eLearning platform allowing you to study in your own time, from wherever you are.