Founded in 1818 after a devastating famine, the University of Hohenheim is not only engaged in foundational research but traditionally also in developing innovative solutions for urgent social matters.To do so, the University of Hohenheim engages in a combination of scientific disciplines that is unique among German universities. Today, the University has a unique profile, a wide international network, and works with distinguished specialists from all fields. The history, the mission statement, and a defined strategy lead the way for the further development of the University.
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.