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University of Hohenheim

4.2 out of 5 (30 ratings / 26 reviews) Ostfildern, Germany
Excellent research and teaching is only possible in an international context. The University of Hohenheim presents itself as an attractive university for students, employees, and guests with an international horizon. It is characterized by an international range of courses with English-language and double degree programs,



The University of Hohenheim, founded on 20 November 1818 following the “year without a summer,” will celebrate its 200th anniversary in 2018 together with its members and alumni, its friends, patrons, and guests from all over the world.


The innovative power, solidarity with the people around the world, and the spirit of offering not only basic research but also practical solutions have stayed with the University of Hohenheim until the present.


Bioeconomy, health sciences, as well as global food security and ecosystems: thanks to the very specialized profile the University of Hohenheim is able to extensively cover such complex topics. This is promoted by the University-wide cooperation of scientists of the fields of natural, agricultural, economics and social sciences.

The high level of expertise makes the University of Hohenheim a popular cooperation partner. The task of the research centers is to network scientists from the three faculties on research concentrations for the entire University and to support scientists in procuring large consortium projects.


The Hohenheim Career Center advises and helps students and graduates with professional orientation, profile building, and applying. 

We maintain contacts with businesses and industries for students and talk about the professional world at an early point in their studies (informational events, seminars for necessary key skills, internships, etc.).

Toward the end of the degree programs, we offer assistance with career entry by organizing career fairs, individual company presentations, job marketplaces, application databases, and personal advising.

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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630 18
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
651 -156
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
701 -100
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Student services

The Central Student Counselling Center's team advises and informs prospective and current students on all questions related to starting and carrying out their studies, especially related to studying at the University of Hohenheim.

Housing services

Hotels and other accommodations are close to the University of Hohenheim.

Library services

Library and IT: We give advice, provide instruction, lend, connect, search, plan, support, print, inform, obtain, maintain, host, scan, publish, license, provide, install, code.

Student Life

Campus life

One of the most beautiful campus universities in Germany: The hallmark of the Hohenheim campus is the baroque Hohenheim Palace, surrounded by the historical park and botanical gardens. Around the Palace are lecture halls, institutes, the canteen, libraries - a campus with short distances between destinations that promotes accessibility, communication, and transfer.

Centrally located in terms of transportation: The University of Hohenheim is in the south of Stuttgart - only a few minutes away from the airport, the Stuttgart Trade Fair Centre, and the autobahn. The University is around 10 km away from the city center and easily reached with bus and U-Bahn. 

Sports facilities

With around 50 different types of sport , Uni Sport offers University members the opportunity to take part in sport on campus.

As a key and fundamental element of university life, it brings together people from all departments, institutes, and institutions. Not only fitness, health, and well-being are in the focus but also the chance to make social contacts and promote integration in an informal university atmosphere.

Student clubs

Student groups are volunteer & community service groups at the University of Hohenheim made up of at least seven student members. The content of their websites does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the University.

Student group enrich campus life and push the University forward. They reflect the diverse interests of students. The initiatives range from cultural integration, lived faith in religious groups & diverse world views, ecological, economic, or social groups to political work.

The recognition as a student group is done by the Student Parliament, carried out by AStA. The requirements for recognition can be read in the catalogue of criteria found here.

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I had a good experience learning new things and understand everything practically

Hiccups with online classes
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

I started my course in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, so all classes were/are in an online format. Mostly it works, and the contents are strong, however, the requirement of sit-in examinations did not change. Considering classes are taught in an online format, this is especially difficult for students abroad. Few modules could change to an oral examination via Zoom,...

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

This university is a very good university in terms of Agricultural and research based studies.

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