Equine Management


Nuertingen-Geislingen University offers at its campus in Nuertingen the degree program Equine Management. It leads to the degree Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.).

HfWU and it's degree program Equine Management work in close cooperation with renowned institutions such as the centre of excellence of horse breeding and horse keeping in Marbach, the Marbach Stud and Fink Planning Agency in Aufkirchen. First hand experience, practical presentations and demonstrations in combination with scientific lectures characterize this degree program. Lecturers from the sports and breeding business share their practical experience.

The study program is characterized by:

  • practical and hands on lectures
  • ŽProfessors and lecturers with long lasting business experience
  • Assignments and project work in small teams
  • Ž2 experimental facilities close by
  • ŽResearch projects
  • Cooperation with the Marbach Stud Marbach in Lehre und Forschung
  • ŽClose cooperation with the center of competence of horse breeding and horse keeping in Marbach
  • Cooperation with nationwide facilities and organizations in of horse breeding, horse keeping and horseracing
  • ŽInternational cooperations

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 - 4

Semester 1

  • Biological Basics
    • Genetics
    • Biology of Plants
  • Basics in Equine Management and Equitation
  • Basics in Animal Science
    • General Ethology and Animal Protection
    • Anatomy / Physiology
  • Introduction to Economy
    • General Agricultural Business Studies
    • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Accounting and Statistics
  • Mathematics and Physics

Semester 2

  • Basics in Plant Production
  • Animal Nutrition
    • Animal Nutrition
    • Grassland Management
    • Pasture Management
  • Ethology and Animal Husbandry
  • Equestrian Training / Training of Horsemen
  • Horse Breeding

Semester 3

  • Methods
    • Scientific Work
    • Rhetoric
  • Controlling
  • Basics in Technology
  • Animal Health and Horse Nutrition
  • Training of Horses
  • Horse Breeding and Hunbandry II

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. Dirk Winter
Prodekan FAVM, Studiendekan Pferdewirtschaft, Leiter des Lehr- und Versuchsgutes Jungborn und Prodekan der Fakultät AVM
Campus: CI3 201C
Neckarsteige 6-10 72622 Nürtingen