Germany: Hohenheim University

Spend your semester exploring Stuttgart and studying at a European Ivy League institution.

About the Program

The University of Hohenheim is located in beautiful Stuttgart, Germany. Known as the home of Porsche, Mercedes and Bosch, Stuttgart is known for luxurious sports cars and the high technical quality of its products. Beyond the car industry, Stuttgart is one of the most international cities in Europe and has a wide variety of opportunities for university students.

The University of Hohenheim is considered an “Ivy League” school for agricultural and environmental sciences in Europe and is the number one university in Germany for agricultural research and food sciences. Their focus is on finding solutions for global challenges through research, innovation and teaching.

Each year, Hohenheim reserves two Baden-Württemberg scholarships for €2,500 each! These scholarships are reserved for CAES students and will cover the majority of monthly, in-country expenses like housing and meals. The University of Hohenheim manages this scholarship application and CAES students must first be accepted to the exchange program before applying for the scholarship.  

UGA students can choose from several English-taught courses at Hohenheim in three faculty areas of agricultural sciences, natural sciences and business, economics and social sciences.

Examples of Courses Taught in English:

  • Bioeconomy
  • Crop Sciences
  • Environmental Protection and Agricultural Food Production
  • Environmental Science
  • Food Science and Engineering
  • International Business and Economics
  • Landscape Ecology
  • Organic Agriculture and Food Systems

How to Apply:

  • Schedule an appointment with Caroline Hinton for exchange semester advising
  • Schedule an appointment with your academic advisor 
  • Apply on the Study Away Portal (you must first be accepted by UGA)  
  • If accepted, UGA will nominate you for a semester at Hohenheim and you will begin the application process with Hohenheim


  • Two €2,500 scholarships are available each year to CAES students
  • Students pay UGA in-state tuition and fees (HOPE and Zell Miller scholarships will still apply); out-of-state students also pay in-state tuition. For updated information on tuition and student fees at the University of Georgia, please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid’s page.
  • Airfare 
  • Cost of living

CAES Experiential Learning Scholarship

The CAES Experiential Learning scholarship is available to CAES undergraduate students pursuing experiential learning activities. Eligible experiential learning activities include study abroad programs, internships, fellowships, service-learning projects, professional development, leadership-building programs and entrepreneurship. Students participating in both credit and non-credit experiential learning activities may apply. This scholarship is supported in part by the Deans' Promise Fund. Applications are open to all who intend to participate in Experiential Learning in Fall 2023, Spring 2024 or Summer 2024. CAES students may apply BEFORE a program runs and BEFORE they are accepted. However, scholarship money will not be awarded until the student is officially accepted and committed to the program, and in the respective semester. The first wave of applications will be due October 1, 2023. **Please note: this application is not intended for students applying to the following programs: Congressional Ag Fellows, Georgia Legislative Internship, Georgia Agribusiness Council Internship or the Winegrowers of Georgia Internship. Separate online applications are available for those programs.

Quick Facts

Location: Stuttgart, Germany

Exchange Semesters: Fall, Spring or Academic Year

Official Languages: German (all classes taught in English)

Student Population: 9,800

Available for: Any CAES or UGA student

Information for Exchange Students at Hohenheim

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