University News

Rudolf Hermanns Stiftung awards three prizes to wine and horticultural scientists

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,...

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VITA Research Center: Hochschule Geisenheim University Develops Climate-Resilient, Sustainable Crop Protection and Cultivation Strategies for the Winegrowing Industry

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 Adaptation Center for Sustainability and Climate...

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Hochschule Geisenheim University Welcomes 318 First-Semester Students and Presents two Awards for Voluntary Commitment

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 Prof. Dr. Mirjam Hey and the Mayor of Geisenheim...

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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 University.

After being welcomed by Prof. Dr. Annette...

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"A Milestone in Campus Development": Three new Buildings Designed for Excellence in Teaching and Research

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...

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Minister Presidents Boris Rhein and Hendrik Wüst Gained Insights into Geisenheim’s Research Strategy

On Wednesday, September 13, 2023, the Minister Presidents of Hesse and North Rhine-Westphalia visited Hochschule Geisenheim University to gain insights into Geisenheim’s research strategy. During a tour of the campus with Prof. Dr. Mirjam Hey, Vice-President of Academic & Students Affairs,...

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Academic Graduation Ceremony 2023: Congratulations to 162 Graduates

162 students graduated with Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at the graduation ceremony marking the end of the summer semester 2023. The ceremony was held on Friday, July 28, in the Laiendormitorium of Kloser Eberbach. Three former doctoral students were also presented with their doctoral degrees....

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Review: ICA Biodiversity Challenge 2023 | 744 species identified on our campus

In June, the sustainability activities at Hochschule Geisenheim University were dedicated to the topic of biodiversity. Many motivated staff and students diligently identified species and explored the campus in search of particularly rare plants and insects.

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