News Archive (dating back to 2013)

The Academic Bicycle Challenge - Hochschule Geisenheim University Ranks 4th

For the third time, Hochschule Geisenheim University has competed in the Academic Bicycle Challenge (ABC) and comes in 4th place among all participating universites worldwide! The great ranking emphasizes our commitment to a sustainable mobility and the wellbeing of our students and staff.

This years' ABC was a huge success - not just for our university but also for climate protection!

We would like to thank all those who have participated on behalf of Hochschule Geisenheim University, and congratulations to the three staff members who ...

Christmas Spirit in the Summer?

Sure! From a scientif point of view, summer is an important time for the research project "HessenStern" because the team can finally collect and evaluate the results of the study. As part of the project, a sustainable poinsettia with a long lifespan called "Frieda Freude" has been produced in cooperation with industry partners. Our film provides some insights into the project. Have a look...


Winter Semester 2021/22: Hochschule Geisenheim University Plans to Bring Students Back on Campus
[Translate to English:] Bildquelle: Filmagentur Rheingau

While a large part of university life took place in front of the computer over last three semesters, Hochschule Geisenheim University is planning to organize as many on-campus courses as possible in the upcoming winter semester 2021/22. "We are planning to return to a more or less normal semester, if the pandemic situation allows it", says Prof. Dr. Hans Reiner Schultz, President of Hochschule Geisenheim University. "As practical courses, exercises and projects are an integral part of our practice-oriented degree programs, they should take place in a normal setting again."

For students to return to campus, a high vaccination rate is essential according to the President. By June, the university was able to offer vaccinations for all on-site staff members, flanked by various other state-organized vaccinations campaigns ...

Hochschule Geisenheim University Organizes Vaccination Campaign for First-Semesters

Hochschule Geisenheim University wants to offer all first-semester students a safe start to their studies. In cooperation with the Rheingau Taunus District, the university has organized a special vaccination campaign for students who will start their Bachelor's or Master's programs in the winter semester 2021/22: They can get vaccinated against the corona virus during the last week of September and the second week of October.


A high vaccination rate among students is essential, particularly in the context of the upcoming winter semester 2021/22. Hochschule Geisenheim University plans to offer as many on-campus classes as possible. "As a university, it is our ...

Vaccination Offers for Students

Dear students,

In cooperation with the local government, Hochschule Geisenheim University has organized a special vaccination campaign for students on campus.

You can get vaccinated against the corona virus on

  • Friday, July 30, 2021, 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

on campus, presumably in the cafeteria (Mensa), and probably also on the following days in the Rheingau-Taunus Vaccination Center in Eltville:

  • Monday, August ...
Message from the President Regarding the Corona Virus (XXXVIII)

Dear colleagues and students,

today we set important guidelines for the winter semester:

  • Lecture rooms will be planned to 50% capacity for the coming semester. This will allow more courses to be offered in presence on campus. Wearing a mask will ...
Message from the President Regarding the Corona Virus (XXXVII)

Dear colleagues and students,

Please note: Wearing a mask is still mandatory indoors, i.e. in hallways, entrance lobbies,... . Once you have reached your office or taken your seat in the lecture hall, the mask may be taken off. This rule also applies ...