News from the Department of General and Organic Viticulture


International Recognition for Professor Gergely Szolnoki

The Geisenheim-based researcher has been awarded an honorary professorship in Athens


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Federal Agriculture Minister Julia Klöckner Hands Over State Grants for DigiKopter Research

The field of research deals with digitization in viticulture using multicopters, networked sensor technology and satellite-based communication channels. The Department of Technology, the Department of General and Organic Viticulture and Department of Wine and Beverage Business at Hochschule...

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Professor Alexander von Birgelen Elected Vice-President of Academic & Student Affairs

The Professor of Plant Use regards digitization as one of the most important drivers behind innovative teaching

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Hesse's State Wineries and Hochschule Geisenheim University Ensure Cultivation of Ecologically Important Steep-Slope Vineyards

Finance Minister Dr. Thomas Schäfer: "Transforming steep-slope vineyards into cross-terraces has a model character, represents an important contribution to environmental conservation and offers advantages for viticulture".

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Inaugural Lectures

Eine Person läuft über eine Wiese mit hohem Gras. © Hochschule Geisenheim

Fascinating insights into the previous and future research and teaching focal points of three new professors

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Professor Jürgen Wendland Appointed OIV Expert

The Professor of Microbiology and Biochemistry at Hochschule Geisenheim University was appointed as an expert for the Federal Republic of Germany in the MICRO - Microbiology - Group of the OIV, the International Organization of Vine and Wine, in December 2019. In this capacity, he is responsible for...

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International Viticulture and Enology Society (IVES) Launches its Second Open Access Online Journal for Professionals in the Fields of Viticulture and Enology

The official ceremony will take place on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 6 p.m. at Institut des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin of Bordeaux University (Villenave d’Ornon, France), and will be attended by representatives of IVES' institutional members.

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APPLY NOW! International Award Ceremony 2020

Rudolf Hermanns Stiftung awards prizes of up to 10,000 euros for outstanding achievements in all areas of viticulture and horticulture.

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