Studying at Hochschule Geisenheim University

Are you unsure about what you want to do after High School, but know that it should be something connected with beverages, wine or plants?

Then you are at the right place here!

We offer an internationally renowned University but with a personal flair. The education here is practically-oriented and guarantees excellent studying conditions. Students and scientists learn and research together under one roof.

With the merging of the Research Center and the University Faculty of Geisenheim in January 2013, both research and teaching have now officially come together.

Studying on famous terrain

Prominent experts have always studied and carried out research at the Hochschule Geisenheim, previously known as the Hessen Teaching Institute for Viticulture and Horticulture. Hermann Müller Thurgau, who, in 1888  bred the vine variety, Müller Thurgau, here; Julius Koch, who introduced the first bottled orange juice (‘Hohes C’)  to Germany in the 1950s,  and later created the Multivitamin Juice, ‘Dr Koch’s Trink 10. Gerhard Troost, well-known to Viticultural scientists as the author of such works as ‘Technologie des Weines’ and ‘Sekt, Schaumwein, Perlwein’. Ornamental horticulturalist and ‘plant hunter’ Wolf-Uwe von Hentig, who is credited with the discovery and breeding of numerous new and well-loved bedding and container plants, eg Swan River Daisy (Brachyscome iberidifolia). Peter-Paschold Jürgen, who is still recognized today as the absolute expert in international asparagus research.


We are very pleased that you are interested in studying at Geisenheim University.

  • Detailed information on all our degree courses can be found here
  • Contact information for our degree course advisors can be found here.