Vice-President Prof. Dr. Otmar Löhnertz

With the establishment of Hochschule Geisenheim University, a single-faculty organizational structure was implemented, with the responsibilities of the Dean taken over by the Vice-President of Academic & Student Affairs, representing the academic organization. He is Head of the Committee for Teaching & Studying as well as the personnel responsibility for teaching staff.

Some of the responsibilties of the Vice-President of Academic & Student Affairs:

  • Admissions Office
  • Examinations Office
  • International Office
  • Language Center
  • Geisenheim Institute of Continuing Education (GIW), Career Service
  • University Didactics / eLearning
  • Academic Development
  • Campus Management


  • 1979
    Diploma Viticulture & Enology, University of Applied Sciences Wiesbaden
  • 1983
    Dipl.-Ing. agr., Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen
  • 1988
    Dr. agr. Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen
  • since 1990
    Head, Department of Soil Science & Plant Nutrition, Geisenheim Research Institute (since 2013 Hochschule Geisenheim University)
  • 2002-2005
    Dean, Faculty of Viticulture & Beverage Technology, Hochschule RheinMain, Campus Geisenheim
  • 2005-2013
    Dean, Faculty of Geisenheim, Hochschule RheinMain
  • since 2013
    Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs, Hochschule Geisenheim University


Alexandra Himmel
Alexandra Himmel

The Assistant is the contact person for all general enquiries:

  • general support for the Vice-President of Academic & Student Affairs
  • general office administration
  • correspondance
  • coordination of general enquiries

Office Hours: Monday – Thursday  8 - 12

Associate to the Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs

Monika Waldbauer
Monika Waldbauer, M.A.
Building 5905
Room 01.03
Phone +49 6722 502 722
Monika.Waldbauer(at) Details

The Associate supports the Vice-President of Academic & Student Affairs in:

  • preparing strategy reports
  • conceptional development in academic areas
  • research & analysis of university topics
  • project applications
  • planning and implementing of projects
  • office coordination

Office Hours: by appointment

Vice-president of Academic & Student Affairs Prof. Dr. Otmar Löhnertz