NEW: Master Viticulture & Enology - Part-Time

German engineering meets French viticulture

 

From the winter semester 2024/2025, the Wine Campus Neustadt will be offering the German-French career-integrated Master's in Viticulture & Enology in cooperation with the Université de Haute-Alsace in Colmar (France). The English-language course is aimed at Bachelor's graduates who wish to combine their studies with a career and qualify for management roles in the international wine industry. It trains experts who are capable of developing sustainable solution strategies for industry-specific challenges, particularly in the Franco-German region.

The practice-oriented course lasts 4 semesters and is divided into study and work phases in a company in the wine industry. Innovative Course language: English, climate change, resource conservation, digitalization, competitiveness and sustainability are addressed. Adaptation strategies to EU requirements, such as reducing the use of pesticides, are also part of the curriculum. Course language: English is taught through practical projects, lectures and interactive workshops with industry experts and international guest lecturers. In the fourth semester, the Master's thesis is completed in cooperation with the company. 

At the end of the course, students receive a degree from both universities.

Cécile Esch, M.A.

Program Manager German-French Master Viticulture & Enology

Overview

  • Degree: Double Degree - Master of Science Weinbau & Oenologie (M.Sc.); Master Sciences et Technologies de l'agriculture, de l'alimentation et de l'environnement – parcours franco-allemand Œnologie et Viticulture
  • Standard period of study: 4 semesters, dual studies (alternating professional phases in companies in the German and French-speaking regions and study phases)
  • Locations: Neustadt an der Weinstraße, Germany (3 semesters), Colmar (1 Semester)
  • Language of instruction: Englisch
  • Program start: Winter semester
  • Admissions requirements: Bachelor's degree in Viticulture & Oenology or in a natural, agricultural, engineering or economic sciences subject with 2 years of qualified practical experience, English language skills (minimum B2 level), employment contract with a company for the duration of your studies
  • Financing: No tuition fees, remuneration by the company, scholarships
  • Application deadline: July 15th

The German-French career-integrated Master's degree course in viticulture & Enology is co-financed by the European Union as part of the Interreg Upper Rhine program.