Current Research Activities

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Institute for Plant Nutrition and Spoil Science:
Plant Nutrition
Soil Science

Institute for Crop Science and Plant Breeding
Agronomy and Crop Science
Grass Forage Science/Organic Agriculture (partly English)

Institute for Phytopathology
Plant Diseases and Crop Protection
Molecular Phytopathology and Biotechnologie
Soil and Plant Microbiome

Institute for Animal Nutrition and Physiology (only German)

  • Ernährungs- und Stoffwechselphysiologie
  • Tierernährung und Futtermittelkunde
  • Mikrobiom im Verdauungstrakt von Nutztieren


Institute for Animal Nutrition and Husbandry (only German)

  • Tierhaltung und Produktqualität
  • Tiergesundheit und Tierhygiene
  • Tierzucht und Haustiergenetik
  • Marine Aquakultur


Institute for Agricultural Engineering (only German)


Institut for Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Policy
Agribusiness und Foodmarketing
Farm Management and Production Economics
Agricultural Market Analysis
Political Economy of Resource Management with a Focus on Marine and Coastal Resources

  • Digigalization and Innovation in Agribusiness (former: Dairy and Food Industry Economics) (NN)


Institute for Human Nutrition and Food Science
Human Nutrition (only German)
Food Science
Food Technologie
Molecular Prevention

Institute for Food Economics and Consumption Studies
Food Economics
Hoursehold and Consumer Oriented Health Economics

Institute for Natural Resource Conservation
Hydrology and Water Resource Management
Landscape Ecology