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DOCTORAL OFFICE: Announcement Oral Defense Leonie DRIES

Ms Leonie Dries will defend her doctoral thesis with the title:


“Microbial structure and diversity in the rhizosphere of grape vines (Vitis vinifera L.)"


on          Thursday, December 21, 2023


in            Gerd Erbsloeh Lecture hall (HS 30) ...

Rudolf Hermanns Stiftung awards three prizes to wine and horticultural scientists
[Translate to English:] v.l.n.r. Prof. Dr. Otmar Löhnertz, Dr. Ofere Emeriewen, Dr. Janne Lempe, Dr. Andreas Peil, Heinz Georg Muckermann, Prof. Dr. Klaus Schaller © Hochschule Geisenheim / Winfried Schönbach

The Rudolf Hermann Foundation, based at Hochschule Geisenheim University, honored researchers in the field of viticulture and horticulture in mid-November. A €6,000 prize went to a working group at the Institute for Fruit Breeding Research at the Julius Kühn Institute (JKI) in Dresden-Pillnitz, while Olivier Geffroy and Dr. Yvette Wohlfahrt from Geisenheim received €2,000 in prize money.

The working group on pome fruit breeding (AG Kernobstzüchtung), headed by Dr. Andreas Peil, received the award in recognition of its work on apples, which spans more than twenty years and includes the development of marker-assisted selection and ...

Congratulations, Mathilde Ponchon!

Congratulations, Mathilde Ponchon!


Mathilde Ponchon successfully defended her doctoral thesis entitled “The entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium robertsii and its endophytic potential in grapevine to regulate radicicole grape phylloxera populations” ...

DOCTORAL OFFICE: Announcement Display Dissertation Vera Wersebeckmann

The following dissertation by Vera Wersebeckmann 
with the title 
"Terracing in steep slope viticulture and its potential to promote biodiversity in vineyard ecosystems" 


is on display.


Location:        Doctoral Office, Hochschule Geisenheim ...

VITA Research Center: Hochschule Geisenheim University Develops Climate-Resilient, Sustainable Crop Protection and Cultivation Strategies for the Winegrowing Industry
Prof. Dr. Annette Reineke (2nd from left), Ayse Asar (3rd from left), LBIH Director Thomas Platte (left), the Mayor of Geisenheim Christian Aßmann (right) and Klaus-Peter Willsch, MdB., are turning the first sod © Torsten Silz

In mid-September, Prof. Dr. Annette Reineke, Vice-President of Research at Hochschule Geisenheim University, and Ayse Asar, State Secretary in the Hessian Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts, symbolically broke ground for the new Viticulture ...

Hochschule Geisenheim University Welcomes 318 First-Semester Students and Presents two Awards for Voluntary Commitment
The award winners Helena Morgret, Liisa Muikku and Anna Muno with Dipl.-Ing. agr. Sonja Thielemann, Head of the International Office (from right to left)

On October 16, 2023, Hochschule Geisenheim University welcomed 318 new students for the start of the winter semester 2023/24. During the welcome event, University President Prof. Dr. Hans Reiner Schultz, Vice-President of Academic & Student Affairs ...

DOCTORAL OFFICE: Announcement display dissertation M. Ponchon

The following dissertation by Ms Mathilde Ponchon
with the title
"“The entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium robertsii and its endophytic potential in grapevine to regulate radicicole grape phylloxera populations“
is on display at the following ...

Luxembourg Ministers Visit Geisenheim

At the end of August, a delegation from Luxembourg with Minister of Health Paulette Lenert and Minister of Agriculture, Viticulture and Rural Development Claude Haagen as well as representatives of the wine industry visited Hochschule Geisenheim ...

"A Milestone in Campus Development": Three new Buildings Designed for Excellence in Teaching and Research
From left to right: Michael Schlepper (Town Councillor of Geisenheim), Prof. Dr. Hans Reiner Schultz, Michael Ludwig, Dr. Martin Worms, Ayse Asar, Jochen Rübenach (Head of Construction, Karl Gemünden GmbH & Co. KG), Thomas Platte

On September 14, 2023, Ayse Asar, State Secretary in the Hessian Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts, and Dr. Martin Worms, State Secretary in the Hessian Ministry of Finances celebrated the construction progress on our new Beverage Technology Center and Lecture Hall Building, and joined university representatives to officially mark the start of construction of the VITA Research Center.

“Ten years after the university was founded, it has made tremendous progress, which can be seen on the campus as well. With the construction of three new buildings, we are celebrating a major milestone in the development of the campus,” said Ayse ...