Germany’s best agricultural universities

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Where can you study agriculture and nutritional sciences in Germany? You will find the most important information here.

The image of a farmer driving a tractor across a field no longer has very much to do with modern agriculture. Agricultural science is the key to many global issues: it focuses on , healthy nutrition, preserving resources, climate and and animal welfare. Another important topic is the development of seeds and plants that can adapt to climate change. Accordingly, there is a wide variety of university courses and careers in this field.

Germany’s best universities for agricultural science

According to the QS World University Ranking 2018, these five German universities offer the best degree programmes in agriculture:

  1. Universität Hohenheim
  2. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  3. Technische Universität München
  4. Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
  5. Humboldt-Universität Berlin

What makes Universität Hohenheim top of the league?

Universität Hohenheim is one of Europe’s leading centres for agricultural research and nutritional and food sciences. Its range of programmes is broad, interdisciplinary and international. The university offers three Bachelor’s, eleven Master’s and one PhD programme with many English-language courses and double-degree programmes. Academics and researchers are networked with roughly 100 partners worldwide. Students gain practical experience on Germany’s largest experimental agricultural area. Academic study and research are closely interlinked: for example, Humboldt reloaded, a project that has received an award for excellence in teaching, already enables undergraduates to participate in research projects.

International Master Programmes of the Faculty of Agriculture - University of Hohenheim

International Master Programmes of the Faculty of Agriculture - University of Hohenheim
International Master Programmes of the Faculty of Agriculture - University of Hohenheim ©

Where else can you study agricultural science in Germany?

From agribusiness and food science to wine studies: an overview of agriculture-related study programmes, degrees and higher education centres is provided by the Professional Association Agriculture, Nutrition, Environment (VDL) in German and English:

The Higher Education Compass offers a database that enables you to carry out searches for key terms such as agricultural science (Agrarwissenschaft), agribusiness (Agrarwirtschaft), (Ökologische Landwirtschaft), environmental management (Umweltmanagement), nutritional sciences (Ernährungswissenschaften), ecotrophology (Oecotrophologie), food technology (Lebensmitteltechnologie), aquaculture (Aquakultur), fisheries science (Fischereiwissenschaften), forest sciences (Forstwissenschaften) and viticulture (Weinbau):.

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The German higher education landscape is a colourful one. Nationwide there is a choice of 400 universities of a very high level at which you can study. Choosing the right study course is therefore perhaps not so easy. Here you can find the most important websites and tips for your search for a study place.

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  • Abubakar Ali idris

    02.04.2024

    Yes

  • Ghulam haider

    01.08.2023

    Hello,
    I am surprised to see the prestigious universities on internet four hundred universities wao fantastic well done Gov,t of Germany where education is free there will progress well and they can chaise evey things.
    I thinking policy makers of Germany are sincerely working that is sign of success,God bless the German y.

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