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Research in viticulture and horticulture commenced at Geisenheim in 1872. Since that time Geisenheim has been a place of research and education. On January 1st, 2013  Geisenheim Research Center and the faculty of Geisenheim of the Hochschule RheinMain University of Applied Sciences merged  to become the new
Hochschule Geisenheim University.  The new Geisenheim University was established by laws of the German Federal State of Hesse and is a state-recognized institution. Geisenheim is focused on applied research , teaching and practice in all aspects of horticulture, viticulture, beverage technology and landscape architecture. All three areas are closely interlinked and therefore benefit from each other.

The campus offers modern facilities to 1100 students: libraries, lecture halls, campus sports, close contact to lecturers, alumni, industry representatives as well as a stimulating, dynamic and international atmosphere. Hochschule Geisenheim University is focused on bachelor and master study programs in the fields of viticulture & enology, international wine business, beverage technology, horticulture and landscape architecture. At the same time more than 50 PhD students are working in various research projects at the facility and provide bachelor and master students with the opportunity to get an insight into scientific research.

Situated in the western part of Germany, along the banks of the river Rhine, Geisenheim is located in the heart of German viticulture and close to the picturesque landscape of the UNESCO World Heritage area "Oberes Mittelrheintal". At the same time it is only 60 km away from the city of Frankfurt, a European center of banking and finance and home to one of Europe’s largest airports.

On this link you will find all necessary information for international students regarding housing, living and studying at Geisenheim:




Information about the facilitated visa conditions only for Vinifera NON-EU students can be found on:




Page updated on : 2015-12-04
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