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The German-French Master program in Viticulture & Oenologie starts in the Winter Semester, and the application deadline each year is July 15th. You are welcome to learn more about the program and apply at any time before this deadline.

Applications have to be submitted on the website of the Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft Ludwigshafen. For all questions pertaining to the application process or the program itself, please get in touch with Program Manager Cécile Esch.

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Admissions Requirements

Students can be admitted to the program if they have a Bachelor's degree (B.Sc.)with at least 180 ECTS credits, or an equivalent university degree from Germany or abroad. Graduates in the fields of viticulture & enology, wine management, food technology, biology, chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, agronomy, and other related fields are eligible to apply.

All applicants need proof of French language skills at the B1 level according to the European Framework of Reference for Language Courses (CEFR), or an equivalent recognized certification. Proof of language skills can also be demonstrated in an oral test at the Weincampus. In our FAQs section, you will find additional information on language learning during the degree program. You can test your language level for free on the website of the Institut français.


For the first 5-week practical project phase, which should be completed by October 31st of the first year, applicants sign an internship agreement with a wine company in Germany, France, or Switzerland.

Applicants also submit a letter of intent for the 2nd and the 3rd practical project phases during the program.

The French-German Master Viticulture & Enology is cofinanced by the European Fund for Regional Development (ERDF) in the frame of the Interreg Upper Rhine program.