The German-French master's degree in viticulture and oenology forms the new generation of top European workers in the wine industry. Professionals who know the current problems in the wine sector: climate change, digitization, changes in consumer habits.
The course is completed at the Faculty of Marketing and Agricultural Sciences at the Université Haute-Alsace in Colmar and at the Neustadt wine campus (HWG Ludwigshafen). Graduates of the master's degree in viticulture and oenology receive both the German and French master's degrees. The students qualify through the cultural and linguistic skills acquired during their studies.
It is a dual course of study with 3 practical phases in France, Germany, and in a country of your choice. This gives you solid professional experience and the opportunity to build an international network.study courseThe training lasts two years. The courses take place partly in Colmar and partly in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse. The course includes a lot of exciting study content on the subject of viticulture and oenology, from the history and culture of the vine and wine, to molecular biology, microbiology and wine analysis, consumer research, sustainable corporate management, ecology, etc. The training thus offers many career prospects.Training that is supported by the EUThe Franco-German master's degree in viticulture and oenology was founded to promote cooperation in the areas of viticulture and oenology and to meet the growing needs of the sector. For this reason, the master’s degree is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the Interreg-V Upper Rhine program. This cross-border cooperation program is part of the European Union's cohesion policy.admission requirementsBachelor's degree with 180 ECTS points Anyone who has a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent university degree in viticulture and oenology, wine management, food technology, biology, chemistry, biochemistry, agronomy and other related subjects can be admitted to the course
A level B1 in the language of the partner country (Germany or France), and a level B2 / C1 in the language of the country where the registration takes place (France or Germany)
Motivation for professions in the wine sector.Career prospectsThe Franco-German master's degree in viticulture and oenology opens up many career prospects. In particular, it enables you to work in the following professions: wine consultant in a trading company or a chamber of agriculture, trade union director, communications officer in an institute, sales manager, grape purchasing manager, agronomist, teacher in agricultural and wine schools, project manager in viticulture or oenology, etc.