In terms of both teaching and research, this faculty contributes significantly to the development and evaluation of sustainable production techniques in agricultural and nutrition sciences, as well as to the preservation of rural areas and animal welfare, consumer and environmental protection. Its primary research focuses on the on-going development of theories and methods of agricultural and life sciences.

Its problem-solving, practically-based and process-oriented applied research focuses on finding solutions for global social problems. The faculty will expand into the following primary research fields:

  1. climate change and scarcity of resources
  2. global food security
  3. genome diversity in agriculture
  4. adding value through bioenergy and biobased products


The faculty’s research and teaching meet the highest standards of quality. They are part of system-oriented, interdisciplinary networks, both nationally and internationally. Students and scientists of tomorrow can enjoy an excellent academic education in their relevant subject-based fields and also receive support in their personal development and in acquiring key qualifications. The faculty has 48 professors engaged in teaching and research, assisted by a staff of almost 300, of which 150 are involved in scientific work. The faculty currently has more than 2,700 students working in three Bachelor’s degree programmes, 11 Master’s degree programmes and a doctoral course, comprised of around 400 Ph.D. students.

Schloß Hohenheim 1, Stuttgart, 70599, Germany
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Date approved
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 15:30