Stuttgart, Baden-WurttembergLOCATION
Estd 1818Established Year

The University of Hohenheim is a public, research-oriented, campus university which was established in 1818. Located in Stuttgart, the capital city of south-western state of Baden-Württemberg in Germany, it is one of the capital’s oldest universities.

According to CWUR World University Rankings 2019, the University of Hohenheim is ranked #49 in Germany, and #779 among universities across the globe.

Agricultural research at the University of Hohenheim is ranked #1 in Germany, #8 in Europe, and #34 in the world according to THE World University Ranking by subject.


University TypePublic
Establishment Year1818
Annual Budget (2017)€ 159.4 million
Number of Degree Programs40
Tuition Fee for International Students€ 1,500/semester
International Student Percentage14.9%
Annual Estimated Cost of Attendance (international)€ 11,844
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Programs, Campus, and Residence

  • The University of Hohenheim has faculties in three broad areas of study: Agricultural Sciences; Natural Sciences; and Business, Economics, & Social Sciences.
  • Traditionally renowned for its innovation and leadership in agricultural and natural sciences, the University of Hohenheim has now also become a prioritized destination for students wishing to pursue business & social sciences. More than 50% of its student body is associated with the same.
  • Numerous halls of residences operated by the Student Services Tübingen-Hohenheim can be availed by international students. Candidates need to apply for housing by the application deadlines for a better chance of getting a room.

University of Hohenheim Admissions

Application Deadlines: Winter Semester- 15 July

30 September- For Agricultural Biology, Agricultural Sciences and Biobased Products and Bioenergy

Summer Semester- 15 January (Studienkolleg-preparatory course)

31 March- Admission to first semester Agricultural Sciences (B.Sc.) or in a higher subject-related semester.

Note: There are varying deadlines and requirements for master’s programs at the University of Hohenheim and the above mentioned deadlines may not apply to the same.

Admission Requirements

  • High School Leaving Certificate; Bachelor’s Degree (master’s program)
  • Apply via Uni-assist for preliminary document verification
  • Application fee (€ 75 for first choice of program, € 30 for every additional desired course)
  • Proof of Sufficient German Proficiency: TestDaF (level 4 in all sections), DSH- 2; or level B2 German Certificate for admission into a preparatory course (Studienkolleg)
  • Orientation Test
  • Apply via University Online Application after verification of documents
  • Additional Requirements: Passport Photo & Copy; Proof of Health Insurance; Proof of financial resources.

Admission requirements for master’s program vary depending on the degree course chosen.

University of Hohenheim Tuition & Other Costs

Since winter semester 2017-2018, the University of Hoheheim charges its international students from non-EU/EEA countries a tuition fee of 1,500 EUR per semester. Additionally, all the students are required to pay a semester fee of approximately 185 EUR twice every year. The cost of living in Hohenheim is estimated to be € 749 per month. These costs have been tabulated below:

ExpenseYearly Amount in EUR
Rent & Utilities€ 3,576
Tuition fee (non-EU/EEA)€ 3,000
Food€ 2,040
Books & Supplies€ 240
Semester Contribution€ 370
Communication (internet & mobile)€ 350
Health Insurance€ 1,068
Leisure & Clothing€ 1,200

Scholarships & Financial Aid for International Students

  • Germany Scholarship (Deutschlandstipendium) is an award of 300 EUR available to nearly 150 outstanding recipients for a duration of 6 months. The funding is procured by through contribution of the federal government and third-party donors.

  • The University of Hohenheim awards its excellent students with various number of scholarships and grantssponsored by different parties.

  • There are various department and course-specific scholarship programs that international students are eligible for.

  • Students can finance a portion of their study at University of Hohenheim by taking up student jobs.

For more information on funding, scholarships, and working in Germany, click here.

Find a Program
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 3,409
Post graduate Tuition Fees$3408.51
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 3,576
Total Enrollment
International Students
Male : Female Ratio
Student : Faculty Ratio
Application Deadline
May 15, 2019
Start of Application process -
End of Application process May 15, 2019
Acceptance Rate
Min. 6
Total Applications
Schloss Hohenheim 1, 70599 Stuttgart
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