Academic Faculty of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences
The Academic Faculty of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences and the Hans-Eisenmann-Forum work together in close collaboration.
The Academic Faculty of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences is primarily responsible for teaching, the Hans-Eisenmann-Forrum is mainly responsible for research and representation of Agricultural Science at the Campus of Weihenstephan.
Furthermore the Hans-Eisenmann-Forum offers discussion platforms for teaching and aids in offering constructive suggestions to the Academic Faculty.
Link to the Academic Faculty of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences
Agriculture and horticulture are a foundation for modern civilization, an important cultural asset and a key economic driver. At the Center of Life and Food Sciences Weihenstephan we believe that strong academic training and research in this field are necessary to provide a lasting future.
The graduate program is designed to provide each student with in depth knowledge of agricultural systems and aims at training tomorrow’s scientists. Four different specializations towards plant sciences, animal sciences, environment and economy are offered. Students in this program are trained in up to date scientific methods. Furthermore they are expected to develope problem solving skills and the ability to conduct independent projects.
Graduates of this program have acquired positions in research, government, agricultural administration and industries, plant breeding, consulting, financial services, and international organizations.