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Arnica montana Back in the Rheingau-Taunus District

In a joint effort to repopulate Arnica montana in its natural habitat, BUND Taunusstein, Hochschule Geisenheim University, the Botanical Garden of Marburg and the University of Marburg planted 500 seedlings across the Rheingau area.

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Just join in and cycle: the Academic Bicycle Challenge in June

Some of you already know the Academic Bicycle Challenge (ABC) from the last two years. The ABC wants to find the most active cycling institutions of higher education worldwide. Our university is joining the ABC in June 2021. Together we will be able to prove that we are awesome on the bicycle as...

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DFH Continues Funding of Joint Doctoral Program of Hochschule Geisenheim University and Université de Bordeaux

The Franco-German University (DFH) continues to fund the international doctoral program “Impact of Climate Change on Special Crops and Their Products” for another four years. Soon, the program will consist of seven doctoral candidates who benefit from a close cooperation with the Australian Wine...

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Hochschule Geisenheim University Receives Funding for a Project for Biological Control of Spotted Wing Drosophila

The invasive drosophila suzukii, commonly known as spotted wing drosophila, has become a serious fruit crop pest in Germany and Europe, causing severe damage to berry fruits, cherries and (red) grapevines. So far, there are no effective biological control methods. Therefore, the research project...

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“Wine Business Management” – A Lot of Interest in Hochschule Geisenheim University’s First Distance Learning MBA Program

Hochschule Geisenheim University welcomes 23 students at the launch of the new program for managers and professionals employed in the German wine industry, which is offered in cooperation with the Center for Distance Degree Programs zfh (Zentrum für Fernstudien im Hochschulverbund). The application...

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German Council of Science and Humanities Recommends Funding of "Viticulture Adaptation Center for Sustainability and Climate Change (VITA)" at Hochschule Geisenheim University

About 32.6 million euros for a new science building for viticulture, sustainability and climate change – the German Council of Science and Humanities has recommended the funding of Hochschule Geisenheim University’s application.

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European Association of Wine Economists Introduces new Digital Seminars – Geisenheim Scientists Contribute to the Kickoff Event

The European Association of Wine Economists (EuAWE) aims to strengthen the collaboration between researchers and the wine industry and to promote synergies between different research networks. To that end, the current ProWein Business Report was a perfect subject to kick off the digital series of...

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Making the most of it: Studying Abroad at UC Davis in Corona Times

Patricia Schreieck, Viticulture and Enology student at Hochschule Geisenheim University, talks about her year abroad at the University of California in Davis and how she spent the winter quarter and the spring break in the midst of the corona pandemic. Her year abroad is financed by the Flossfeder...

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PreStudyplus: Key Competencies in a Digital Format

Within the scope of the ESF project Pre-Studyplus, which is organized by the International Center, learning modules in a blended learning format are to be developed in the medium-term, for example for the subject-specific acquisition of German language skills and key competencies. With the modules,...

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Hochschule Geisenheim University Celebrates its Graduates digitally – with Wine and Chocolate

161 students completed their studies at Hochschule Geisenheim University in the winter semester 2020/21. With the Vice-President of Academic & Student Affairs, Prof. Dr. Alexander von Birgelen, they celebrated their graduation digitally on March 26, 2021. A joint wine tasting "Wine meets Chocolate"...

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