Nürtingen-Geislingen University offers at its campus in Nürtingen the profound and praxis-oriented bachelor degree program Agriculture. It leads to the degree Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.).

Agriculture is in the center of the global challenges and at the same time important for the economic and social development in our regional environment.

Securing the supply of mankind with high-quality food, climate change, the protection of animals and the environment, the development of rural areas, sustainable development of enterprises etc. are some of the topics the students of the degree program Agriculture will be taught.

Furthermore, the degree program is characterized by:

  • Professors and lecturers with practical experience
  • Assignments and projects in small teams
  • Direct contact to professors and lecturers
  • Labs and experimental gardens close-by
  • Cooperation with enterprises, regional offices and associations

Fast Facts

At a Glance

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Application Deadline FULL-TIME STUDENTS:
Admission only to the Winter Semester: 15th July

Deadline for spring/summer term:

Nomination deadline: November 15th
Application deadline: December 1st

Deadline for fall/winter term:
Nomination deadline: June 15th
Application deadline: July 1st

Language Requirements:


German Website:


Semester 1 - 3

Semester 1

  • Biological Basics
    • Genetics
    • Biology of plants
  • Soil Science and Chemistry
    • Chemistry
    • Soil Science
  • Basics in Animal Science
    • General Ethology and Animal Protection
    • Anatomy
  • Introduction to Economy
    • General Agricultural Business Studies
    • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Accounting and Statistics
  • Mathematics and Physics

Semester 2

  • Basics in Plant Production
    • Ecology
    • Plant Production I
  • Animal Nutrition
    • Animal Nutrition I
    • Grassland Management
    • Pasture Management
  • Animal husbandry
  • Plant Nutrition and Herbology
  • Phytomedicine and Plant Breeding
  • Optional module 1

Semester 3

  • Methods
    • Scientific Work
    • Rhetoric
  • Controlling
  • Basics of Agricultural Technology
  • Animal Health and Breeding
  • Technics in Indoor Farming
  • Economy of Production

Semester 4



Language of Instruction

Classes in this degree program are instructed in German. For more information, please refer to the German site. However, NGU offers a wide range of English taught classes to exchange students. For more information, please refer to our English Course List for exchange students.


Prof. Dr. sc. agr. Heinrich Schüle
Studiendekan Agrarwirtschaft, Professor für Landwirtschaftliche Betriebslehre
Campus: CI3 201A
Neckarsteige 6-10 72622 Nürtingen