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Hochschule Geisenheim University awards 2021 DAAD Prize to International Wine Business Student Ivana Garvanski
Ivana Garvanski (second from the right) und Liisa Muikku (second from the left) with Prof. Dr. Jon Hanf and Sonja Thielemann.

International Wine Business student Ivana Garvanski has been honored with this year’s DAAD Prize (German Academic Exchange Service), which is endowed with 1,000 euros. The prize was awarded by Prof. Dr. Jon Hanf, Head of the International Wine ...

Apply now: Food Biotechnology Conference for Junior Scientists
Picture credit: Sascha Mannel

Spring school in Geisenheim supported by DECHEMA


Discussing current questions in food biotechnology, learning from experts and peers – that is on top of the agenda of this year’s Spring School for doctoral students and post docs. Expert presentations provide an introduction to subjects such as aroma production and analysis, or enzymes in food production. We are inviting junior scientists to present and discuss their current research projects in order to promote a valuable exchange of experience and ideas.


Based between the Rhine and the renowned vineyards of the Rheingau, this year’s host, Hochschule Geisenheim University, is looking forward to welcoming you to the conference on March 30 – April 1, 2022. The academic program will be rounded off by a welcoming dinner and a wine tasting with wines from the campus winery.


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Meet the winners of this year's DAAD Prize and the “Geisenheimer Preis für ehrenamtliches Engagement”
Ivana (l.), Liisa (m.) and Natia (r.)

This year, three young women will be awarded with the DAAD Prize 2021 and the “Geisenheimer Preis für ehrenamtliches Engagement”. We are happy to invite you to the award ceremony on December 15, starting at 3:15 p.m. via Big Blue Button. The award ...

Message from the President Regarding the Corona Virus (XLV)

Dear colleagues and students,

A request to teaching staff: over the last weeks, several courses, which had been scheduled in presence or in a mixed format (presence+online), were changed to online formats on a short notice (in some cases only 15 ...

Inaugural Lectures Showcase the Work of Our Newly Appointed Professors
[Translate to English:] Bildquelle: Winfried Schönbach

With some pandemic-related delays, our newly appointed professors finally had the chance to deliver their inaugural lectures in the Gerd-Erbslöh Lecture Hall on November 04, 2021. The lectures were organized as a mix of online and on-site event.

In her lecture entitled “Von Äpfeln und Birnen/Trauben – eine kleine Exkursion in die Welt erwünschter und unerwünschter Inhaltsstoffe”, Prof. Dr. Bianca May, Professorship for Wine and Beverage Chemistry discussed the role of desired and undesired ...

WOW Conference „Sustainable Wine Tourism“ taking place at Hochschule Geisenheim University in December

A hybrid conference on Sustainable Wine Tourism will take place at Hochschule Geisenheim University on December 2-3, 2021.

Experts and professionals from the field will analyze the current situation and future perspectives of the sector. There will ...

Professor Müller Thurgau Prize 2021 awarded to Dr. Rolf Bernhardt
Dr. Rolf Bernhardt (in the center) with Prof. Dr. Otmar Löhnertz (l.) and VEG President Robert Lönarz (r.)

The prize is jointly awarded by Hochschule Geisenheim University and the Geisenheim Alumni Association e.V. (VEG) to honor Dr. Rolf Bernhardt’s outstanding commitment to promote the university and its predecessor institution.

On October 31, 2021, Dr. Rolf Bernhardt, former member of the University Council and board member of the former Geisenheim Research Institute was presented with this year’s Professor Müller Thurgau Prize. The panel highlighted Bernhardt’s outstanding ...

MARK YOUR CALENDER: Walk-in Vaccination in the Rheingau-Taunus District

Even after the vaccination center in Eltville closed its doors on September 30, 2021, the Rhenigau-Taunus distrcit continues its vaccination campain in the region entitled "Be smart - get the jab". In various towns throughout the region, mobile ...

Mentoring Program for Women in Business and Science – Apply Now!
[Translate to English:] © Mentoring Hessen

Mentoring Hessen, a joint project of Hessian universities and universities of applied science, provides tailored career guidance for women.

Apply now to take part in the mentoring programs ProCareer.MINT, ProCareer.Doc, ProAcademia and ProProfessur.  ...