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New Opportunities for the Development of Steep Slopes in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Upper Middle Rhine Valley

The unique terraced landscape along the Upper Middle Rhine Valley used to be widely known for its abundance of vineyards and orchards, but the scene has changed over the last decades which is clearly reflected by the many fallow areas along the Rhine and its side valleys. How can we preserve the...

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Geisenheim Scientists receive Certificate of Participation as Visiting Professors in Ukraine

Countless cultural property has been damaged or destroyed during the war in Ukraine. Before the Russian invasion, there were about 400 museum, 3,000 cultural sites and seven world heritage sites in Ukraine, e.g. the historic town center of Lviv close to the Polytechnic National University.

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Geisenheim Prize for Voluntary Commitment awarded to Student Initiatives

For the first time, this year’s “Geisenheim Prize for Voluntary Commitment“ was not awarded to individuals but to various student initiatives that support those affected by the war in Ukraine and refugees in Germany. Many students, and our Ukrainian students in particular, showed great commitment by...

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"An Integral Part of Society": Hochschule Geisenheim University celebrates 150 Years of Teaching and Research

In an academic ceremony on October 19, Hochschule Geisenheim University celebrated the 150th anniversary of the institution. Boris Rhein, Minister President of the State of Hesse, Ayse Asar, State Secretary of the Hessian Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and the Arts, and other...

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2022 DAAD Award presented to Viticulture Student Andreas Grell Gudiksen

The 2022 DAAD Award worth EUR 1,000 has been awarded to our M.Sc. Viticulture, Enology and Wine Business student Andreas Grell Gudiksen. Prof. Dr. Alexander von Birgelen, Vice-President of Academic & Student Affairs presented the award as part of the first-semester welcome on October 17, 2022.

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Hochschule Geisenheim University finishes 4th in Academic Bicycle Challenge 2022

At the end of summer, Hochschule Geisenheim University took part in the Academic Bicycle Challenge for the third time. Even though rain in the second half of September washed away the chances of a better ranking, our sporty students and staff collected 3,844 kilometers on their bikes which puts our...

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Geisenheim Scientist Takes Part in International Research Campaign 2022 in Iceland

Environmental impacts of climate-related ice melt in Arctic glacier streams

 

Global glacier mass loss has accelerated in the previous years. Between 2000 and 2019, glaciers lost a mass of 267 ± 16 gigatons a year, which is equivalent to 21 ± 3 % of the recorded global sea level rise.

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Teaching Forum 2022: One Day Dedicated to Excellent Teaching at Hochschule Geisenheim University

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First Teaching Forum held at Hochschule Geisenheim University on September 23, 2022 reflected on teaching strategies and concepts.

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