150th Anniversary (1872 – 2022): Honoring the past and celebrating our future!

Founded on October 19, 1872

We are inviting you to celebrate 150 years of outstanding education and research and reflect upon the history of our small institution with its strong focus on special crops, which was founded in 1872 and has grown into a modern, "new type" university dedicated to sustainability. Congratulations Hochschule Geisenheim University!

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Highlights of our Anniversary Year 2022

We are celebrating!

October 19, 2022

starting at 2:00 pm
Join us at the Old Wine Barrel on campus for coffee, cake and sparkling wine. Watch the live stream of the academic ceremony.

3:00 pm
Presentation "SEKT-GE-SCHICHTEN. Eine Entdeckungsreise durch Raum und Zeit.“ Prof. Dr. Leo Gros (Aula)

6:00 pm
Academic ceremony with Boris Rhein, Minister President of the state of Hesse, and guests


October 22, 2022

  • VEG annual meeting
  • Presentation of Professor Müller Thurgau Award 2022 and Adolf and Dr. Eberhard Fraund Award
    Presented by: Martin Seidler

October 23, 2022

  • Brunch: University Cellar