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  • Locations: Hohenheim, Germany
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Spring
  • Program Sponsor: CSU International Programs 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 10/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Provider: CSU International Programs Program Type: Study Abroad
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Class Standing Eligibility: Graduate, Junior 60+, Sophomore 30+ Click here for a definition of this term Field(s) of Study: Agricultural Business, Biology, Environmental Science
Financial Aid: California Aid, Federal Aid, Grants (if applicable), Loans, Scholarships Language of Instruction: English, German
Program Description:

Germany: University of Hohenheim

Program Highlights

City: The capital of Baden-Württemberg and one of Germany's largest cities, Stuttgart is home to companies such as Bosch, Mercedes Benz, Porsche, and Siemens. Stuttgart has been ranked the number one city for culture in Germany, and almost 200 events come to the city each year to celebrate dance, music, art, and food. Hohenheim is one of the 18 quarters of the city of Stuttgart.

University: With a student population of approximately 9,000 and 1,400 international students, the University of Hohenheim campus ranks as the most beautiful campus in Germany. Large parts of the university are located in the Castle of Hohenheim.

Academics: Earn Major, Minor, and General Education credit.

Tuition: Same tuition cost as home CSU campus.

Language of Instruction: English, German

About the University of Hohenheim

The oldest university in Stuttgart 

Founded in 1818 after devastating famines, the University of Hohenheim is not only engaged in intensive basic research but has traditionally also been committed to developing innovative solutions for some of society's pressing problems. Today, the University of Hohenheim is the leading University in agricultural research and food sciences. The green campus of short distances all around the Hohenheim Palace is known as the most beautiful university campus in Germany. The University members value its personal atmosphere and the closeness to colleagues. As the oldest certified family-friendly university, the University of Hohenheim is among the leading universities regarding the issues of gender equality and family-friendliness. One of the central founding ideas of the University of Hohenheim is sustainability, and therefore it is widely represented and lived in research, teaching, and many other projects. The declaration of belief in a diverse society is accompanies by the Charter of Diversity. 

CSU IP's programs in Germany are administered by full-time local CSU staff. The program begins with an intensive six-week Intensive Language Program (ILP) in Horb, a small town near Tübingen. The ILP is a German language and culture course focusing on grammar, composition, and conversation, as well as an introduction to German culture. Students then move to Hohenheim to continue their studies and enroll in one German course in addition to other coursework.