The oldest university in Stuttgart, the University of Hohenheim, is unique in its strong specialisation.
Founded in 1818 after devastating famines, the University of Hohenheim is not only engaged in intensive basic research but has traditionally also been committed to developing innovative solutions for some of society's pressing problems. To do so, the University of Hohenheim engages in a combination of scientific disciplines that is unique among German universities.
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, business, economic, 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 programmes
The degree programmes at the University of Hohenheim are innovative and adventuresome. The pilot projects “Mobile teaching” and “Humboldt reloaded”, promoting research-oriented studies, have been given the Ars Legendi Prize for excellence in teaching and other awards.
Bioeconomy is a joint specialisation of research and teaching in all subjects. This specialisation addresses the economics of the future, with new products and new productions processes, involving raw material from plants, animals, or microorganisms.
The green campus of short distances
The green campus does not only pertain to content, but also to atmosphere. The green campus of short distances all around the Hohenheim Palace is known as the most beautiful campus in the state. The university members value its personal atmosphere as well as the way that the campus facilitates a close proximity to colleagues.