Portrait of the University of Hohenheim
The oldest University in Stuttgart: the University of Hohenheim is unique in its strong specialization.
Founded in 1818, after a devastating famine, the University of Hohenheim is not only engaged in foundational research but traditionally also in developing innovative solutions for urgent social matters. The University of Hohenheim distinguishes itself Germany wide with its unique range and combination of subjects.
Strong in research and exceptionally well connected.
Today, the University of Hohenheim is the leading University in agricultural research and food sciences, as well as strong and unparalleled in natural, social, and communication sciences. The combination makes it possible to find solutions for many global challenges. This is why the University puts great importance on maintaining an international network with numerous strong partners.
Award-winning range of degree programs
The degree programs at the University of Hohenheim are innovative and adventuresome. The pilot project “Mobile teaching” and “Humboldt reloaded”, promoting research oriented studying, have been given the Ars Legendi Prize for excellence in teaching and other awards.
A joint specialization of research and teaching in all subjects is Bioeconomy. It is about the economics of the future, with new products and new productions processes, made of raw material from plants, animals, or microorganisms
The green campus of short distances
It is not only about content, but also about atmosphere: The green campus of short distances all around the Hohenheim Palace is known as the most beautiful campus of the state. The University members value its personal atmosphere and the closeness to colleagues.
Family-friendly, sustainable, promoting diversity
More perks: As the oldest certified family-friendly university, the University of Hohenheim is among the leading universities regarding the issues of gender equality and family-friendliness. One of the central founding ideas of the University of Hohenheim is sustainability, and therefore it is widely represented and lived in research, teaching, and many other projects. The declaration of belief in a diverse society is accompanies by the Charter of Diversity.