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International Riesling Symposium (IRS) 2022: Geisenheim Researchers and Students join Expert Gathering Characterized by Climate Change

At the 2022 International Riesling Symposium (IRS) held at Kloster Eberbach at the beginning of May, Prof. Dr. Hans Reiner Schultz, President of Hochschule Geisenheim University, discussed the effects of climate change on Riesling – in particular ...

Updated Instructions on the Corona Situation as of June 1, 2022

Dear colleaguesdear students,


The Hessian Ministry of Higher Education, Research and the Arts has updated its instructions for handling the Corona pandemic. The new regulations enter into force on June 1, 2022


One of the most important changes:

  • Wear ...
Digital Master‘s Info Events on June 27 – 28, 2022

Hochschule Geisenheim University offers prospective Master’s students the chance to learn more about its ten research-based degree programs in viticulture and enology, wine business, food safety, beverage technology, landscape architecture and planning as well as crop and horticultural science. Join our digital info sessions on June 27 and 28, starting at 6 pm.

The head of the degree programs are looking forward to give you more information about the programs, the different areas of specialization, career prospects and how to apply. The info events, followed by a Q&A session, take place in the evening to ...

Message from the President regarding the Corona Virus (LXI)

Dear Students and colleagues,


There are two important points with respect to Covid-19, which the crisis team has discussed and decided on:

  • Find the newest Covid-19 rules and regulations which will be in force from tomorrow (May 26, 2022) until June ...
Hochschule Geisenheim University funded and awarded as "Innovative University"
Picture credit: Deniz Uzman

The university’s project to promote biodiversity and versatility in viticulture entitled "GeisTreich – Geisenheimer Transferprogramm für artenreichen und multifunktionalen Weinbau" has successfully competed in the selection process of the “Innovative University” funding initiative, which is jointly set up by the German federal and state governments. Starting in 2023, the project will be funded for five years with up to 2.16 million euros.

The funding will help strengthen HGU’s position as a regional and national driver for innovation to develop sustainable cultivation systems and attractive wine-growing landscapes. In cooperation with the Frankfurt-based Institute for ...

ProWein 2022: More than 38,000 Expert Trade Visitors and 5,700 Exhibitors from 62 Countries
Picture credit: Tina Kissinger

After a pandemic-related break, this year’s ProWein has made an impressive comeback: On three days we had the chance to meet familiar faces from Geisenheim, inform “new faces” about our research and industry projects and give an overview of our wide-ranging degree programs with a special emphasis on the German-language Wine Business Management program – our first distance-learning MBA designed for working professionals.

If you still haven’t quenched your thirst for knowledge, we have just the right thing for you: our new range of wines called “Wissensdurst” (thirst for knowledge)


But if you prefer hard facts you should have a look at the ProWein Business Report – a ...

Thirsty for knowledge? Come and see us face-to-face at ProWein!
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Visit our booth in hall 1 / A63 and get to know our latest research and industry projects. Our trade fair team is particularly excited to tell you more about our degree programs and find the right choice for you.

In addition, make sure to swing by the ProWein Forum “WEIN+MARKT” in hall 4 / C70 where we will be presenting examples from our wide range of projects and initiatives in education, practice and research throughout the entire trade fair. Ludwig Pasch ...

Message from the President regarding the Corona Virus (LX)

Dear students and colleagues,


There are several important points with respect to Covid-19, which the crisis team has decided on:

  • Irrespective of the official timespan for a quarantine after a Covid-19 infection (currently 5 days), access to the ...
Developing Tools to Assess the Economic Impact of Wine Regions: Geisenheim Scientist Takes the Lead

Last year, the International Organization of Vine and Wine (OIV) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to join forces in the field of wine tourism. The main objective of this cooperation is to develop a tool ...