The roots of the University of Hohenheim go back to the year 1818. Dueto crop failures and famines, King Wilhelm I of Wuerttemberg founded an agricultural
academy for teaching and experiments in Hohenheim which later became the Uni-versity of Hohenheim. Based on its founding idea, the University of Hohenheim has ever since strived to fight hunger and promote high performing and sustainable agricultural standards.
Today, the University of Hohenheim is an internationally-oriented university campusfocused on cooperation and research. As such, the University pursues the following interdisciplinary research focus:
• Global Food Security and Ecosys-tem Research
• Health Sciences.
The Faculty of Agricultural Sciences enjoys an excellent reputation on both national and international level. The campus with its historic castle and gardens ranks amongst the most picturesque in Germany.