Graduation Ceremony – Summer Semester 2021

Graduation Ceremony Summer Semester 2021

Invitation to Schloss Johannisberg

Dear Graduates,
Your big day has come – you are graduating from Hochschule Geisenheim University. Congratulations!  

The President of Hochschule Geisenheim University invites you to celebrate your graduation in person at Schloss Johannisberg, Fürst von Metternich-Saal on August 27, 2021, followed by a reception in the park of Villa Monrepos (weather permitting)

Due to corona-related restrictions, the ceremony will be split into two parts according to degree program:

10:00 a.m. (doors open 9:00 - 9:45 a.m.):
Gartenbau (B.Sc.), Getränketechnologie (B.Sc.); (M.Sc.), Landschaftsarchitektur (B.Eng.); (B.Eng.)DUAL, (M.Sc.), Lebensmittelsicherheit (B.Sc.),  Lehramt Berufliche Schulen (M.Edu.), Logistik und Management Frischprodukte (B.Sc.), Umweltmanagement und Stadtplanung in Ballungsräumen (UMSB) (M.Eng.)

2:00 p.m. (doors open 1:00 - 1:45 p.m.):
Internationale Weinwirtschaft (B.Sc.), International Wine Business (B.Sc.), Oenologie (M.Sc.), Vinifera EuroMaster (M.Sc.), Weinbau, Önologie und Weinwirtschaft (M.Sc.), Weinbau und Oenologie (B.Sc.), Weinwirtschaft (M.Sc.)

Please register for the event at You can bring up to 3 guests.  

Live Stream

The live stream of the event will be available starting at 10 a.m.



Organizational Information

For Graduates


Please register until August 23, 2021.

The application form is available at You may register up to 3 more people.

Go to the section "Book our tickets" and select your ceremony and the number of people who will be attending (the graduate and up to three more people).

If you are not logged in yet, you will be asked to log in to your user account or create a user account. The user account in the event portal is independent of your HGU account.

You may personalize your registration in the next step.

If you have problems registering for the ceremony, please contact veranstaltungen(at) or call 06722 502 303 or -305.



Live Stream and Recording

Please note:

We will use the video conferencing system Greenlight to host the Graduation Ceremony. Your families are invited to watch the ceremony via live stream on our homepage. As part of our press and PR activities, we will record the ceremony and publish it on our homepage afterwards. By registering at  you have agreed to the data protection regulations.  


Joining the Ceremony as Friends and Family Members

Your friends and families are invited to watch the ceremony via live stream by using the link on this website.




Graduation Ceremony 10:00 a.m., doors are open until 9:45 a.m.

Degree Programs

•    Gartenbau (B.Sc.)
•    Getränketechnologie (B.Sc.); (M.Sc.)
•    Landschaftsarchitektur (B.Eng.); (B.Eng.) DUAL
•    Landschaftsarchitektur (M.Sc.)
•    Lebensmittelsicherheit (B.Sc.)
•    Lehramt Berufliche Schulen (M.Edu.)
•    Logistik und Management Frischprodukte (B.Sc.)
•    Umweltmanagement und Stadtplanung in Ballungsräumen (UMSB) (M.Eng.)

Graduation Ceremony 2:00 p.m., doors are open until 1:45 p.m.

Degree Programs:

•    Internationale Weinwirtschaft (B.Sc.)
•    International Wine Business (B.Sc.)
•    Oenologie (M.Sc.)
•    Vinifera EuroMaster (M.Sc.)
•    VITIS-VINUM (M.Sc.)
•    Weinbau, Önologie und Weinwirtschaft (M.Sc.)
•    Weinbau und Oenologie (B.Sc.)
•    Weinwirtschaft (M.Sc.)

  • Welcome address
    Vice-President Prof. Dr. Alexander von Birgelen
  • Opening remarks
    President Prof. Dr. Hans R. Schultz
  • Opening remarks
    President of VEG - Geisenheim Alumni Association - Dipl. Ing. Robert Lönarz
  • Speeches of the graduates
  • Presentation of certificates
  • Closing

After the ceremony, a group photo (in line with distance reuqirements) will be taken  in the courtyard in front of the Fürst von Metternich Hall.
The ceremony is followed by a reception in the park of Villa Monrepos (weather permitting), starting at 5 p.m. with the band Sheep Emely.



You can find everything important here.

Corona Regulations

You and your guests must show proof of vaccination, recovery or a negative test result. Please have the following information ready as you will be checked before entering the venue:

As we are required to track contact data, we kindly ask you to use the Luca app or a contact form to sign in at Schloss Johannisberg and at the reception in the Park of Villa Monrepos.  

Wearing a mask is mandatory during the ceremony in Schloss Johannisberg, Fürst-Metternich-Saal, also when you are seated. Please follow the marked routes.  

•    Don't attend the ceremony if you show symptoms of a respiratory disease, e.g. a fever, cough or loss of taste and smell
•    You must not attend the ceremony if your are required to self-isolate or quarantine

Presentation of certificates:

Please enter the stage from the left, your certificate will be laid out for you. As soon as the Head of the Degree Program keeps a minimum distance of 1.5 m, you are allowed to remove your mask to take a photo. Afterwards, please exit the stage from the right and return to your seat.  

Group photo:

For taking a group photo without wearing masks a minimum distance of 1.5 m is required. Please follow the signs and markings on site.


Schloss Johannisberg, Fürst-von-Metternich-Saal, Schlossallee, 65366 Geisenheim-Johannisberg

A 66 / B 42 direction Rüdesheim
PLEASE NOTE! A66 Salzbachtalbrücke is closed – alterntive routes require a lot of extra time 
B 42 exit Winkel (direction "Schloss Vollrads / Brentano Haus")
Turn right in the direction to Johannisberg
Follow the main road to the left in the direction to Johannisberg
In Johannisberg, follow the signs to „Schloss Johannisberg

How to travel from Schloss Johannisberg to Villa Monrepos Park:

Keep left, turn left at Cafehaus Moser, follow the road "Im Grund" as well as "Industriestraße". Via L3272 (left) to Chauvignystraße (right) on B42,

exit Geisenheim-West. At the traffic circle take the first exit. Parking lot after 300 m on the left side.

Contact/ Questions:

Martina Träger
Martina Träger
Building 9006
Room N.N.
Phone +49 6722 502 302
Martina.Traeger(at) Details
Andrea Wünsch
Andrea Wünsch, M.A.
Building 9006
Room N.N.
Phone +49 6722 502 303
Andrea.Wuensch(at) Details
Melanie Husmann
Melanie Husmann