Hochschule Geisenheim University
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Practice-oriented, multi-faceted, international: studying at Hochschule Geisenheim University
Overview of our degree programs
We create strategies for a sustainable and livable future
Research at Hochschule Geisenheim University
Once a Geisenheimer – always a Geisenheimer
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The "Königlich Preußische Lehranstalt für Obst- und Weinbau" (Royal Prussian College for Fruit Growing and Viticulture), founded by Baron Eduard von Lade in Geisenheim, was officially inaugurated on October 19, 1872, and has grown to become "Hochschule Geisenheim University" on January 1, 2013.

https://www.hs-geisenheim.de/en/university/profile/150th-anniversary-1872-2022/ - celebrate with us!



Hochschule Geisenheim University

Designing the future! Practice-oriented, scientific and international

Combining the strengths of universities of applied sciences (Fachhochschulen) and traditional universities, we offer our students nine career-focused Bachelor’s programs and eleven research-based Master’s programs. Our junior scientists undertake research in cooperation with renowned universities – both at home and abroad.

Research at Hochschule Geisenheim University addresses basic questions and provides practical solutions, with a focus on special crops in viticulture and horticulture and their diverse production and processing areas. Further areas of expertise include fresh produce logistics and food safety, economics and marketing as well as landscape architecture and nature conservation. This wide-ranging portfolio and the university’s international outlook make up our unique Geisenheim profile.

Current Information regarding the Coronavirus

Hygiene Measures and Regulations for the Summer Semester 2022

Rules and regulations for the summer semester 2022:

  • Seating plans no longer ensure a distance of at least 1.5m to the seat neighbor
  • Hygiene regulations of the RKI must be followed (sneeze etiquette, hand hygiene)
  • Rooms without automatic ventilation systems have to be aired several times a day or after each group of students for at least 10 minutes.
  • Wearing a face mask is recommended in publicly accessible areas. However, wearing a mask is not required in areas which cannot be accessed by the public, e.g. office spaces, if a minimum distance of 1.5 m to other people can be respected. The recommendation also applies to visitors, so please pass on this information.   
  • Individuals who have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 are not allowed to enter university premises. Please note the current legal provisions on the duration of quarantine.
  • Irrespective of the official quarantine period after a Covid-19 infection (currently 5 days), access to the university after an infection is only permitted with an official negative test result. Staff members have to present the negative test result to Occupational Safety (Dr. Rose, Ms. Schmidt-Weis) and Human Resources. Students are asked to contact the Admissions Office to present their test results.

The topics on offer at the university; Cultivated Landscape, Beverages, Wine, Landscape itself, Horticulture, are reflected all around us here in the Rheingau...Prof. Dr. Hans Reiner Schultz, President