University description (as per official university website)
Green, innovative, practical - that is the university-Weihenstephan Triesdorf. In the years since its establishment in 1971, it has created a unique profile: No other university has a comparable range of courses, that is clear and consistent focus on the so-called "green fields". The courses offer - unique in Bavaria - all this has to do with nature in the broadest sense, diet and environment.
The University of Weihenstephan Triesdorf-in numbers:
Students: Approximately 4400 (1300 Studienanfänger/3800 applications in WAS 2009/2010)
Biotechnology and Bioinformatics
Agriculture and Food
Horticulture and Food Technology
Environmental protection (Triesdorf)
16 Bachelor degree programs
A dual degree program
2 International Masters
Staff and teachers:
197 non-academic staff
71 University Partnerships
290 international students
Double degree with the partner university Institut National d'Horticulture (INH) in Angers
International Master of Landscape Architecture
International Master Course in Agricultural Management
Approximately 15 projects funded by the EU
Approximately 20 projects funded by the federal government
Approximately 90 projects funded by the state
Approximately 15 projects funded by external clients
Funded: When attracting funding from the European Union takes note of the university with € 641,489.89 for first place among the Bavarian universities one. Overall, the University of Weihenstephan-Triesdorf in 2008, a third-party funding of approximately 21 400 € per professor.
Campus area: the Weihenstephan campus covers an area of 284 hectares. In this agricultural area near the University of Weihenstephan-Triesdorf the Technical University of Munich, the State Institute for Forest and Forestry and the State Institute of settled.
Promotions: By July 2008, 66 students of the University of Weihenstephan-Triesdorf completed their doctorate, 17 at Bavarian universities, 21 and 26 to außerbayerischen at foreign universities.
Trademarks and success of the university-Weihenstephan Triesdorf is an education that is characterized by immediate and practical sound scientific principles. It is part of the philosophy of training students for the labor market and thus meet the demand from industry and business. The knowledge and technology transfer thus spans a bridge between the university and companies, associations and institutions. The research is positioned equivalent.
The University of Weihenstephan-Triesdorf in Freising and the two departments Triesdorf divided, covering a total of seven faculties. The courses shall be for the winter 2009/10 from 16 bachelor's programs, a dual degree program, two International Master degree programs and four master's courses, some in cooperation together. The subjects offered realized this a closed professional cluster, which refers to major areas of human life. It starts with the agricultural raw material production, including the processing of an animal product, will cover issues relevant to nutrition and care, taken into account requirements of the environment and extends to the development of rural and urban areas. Thus, the University of Weihenstephan-Triesdorf now guaranteed a training on the entire value chain - from farm to table or from the farm to the outlet.
Via double degree program, study and training periods, and lived collaborations with 71 educational institutions around the world will meet the educational mission internationally.
Agricultural Management (Master)
Energy and Power Engineering (Master)
Food and Supply Management (Bachelor)
Forest Engineering (Bachelor)
International Master of Landscape Architecture (Master)
International Master Course in Agricultural Management (Master)
Landscape Architecture (Bachelor)
Landscape Construction and Management (Bachelor)
Landscape Construction and Management Dual
Agriculture Triesdorf (Bachelor)
Food Management (Bachelor)
Food Technology (Bachelor)
Management of renewable energies (Bachelor)
Renewable Resources (Master)
Regional Management (Master)
Renewable Energy Technology (Bachelor)
Environmental Security (Bachelor)
Water Technology (Bachelor)
Industrial Engineering and Agricultural Marketing Management (Bachelor)