Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Albrecht Daniel Thaer-Institute of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences


  • Sept 5th, 2020:

Graduation work

Together with the Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research in Müncheberg, we are offering graduating works. The work is about evaluation fertilization strategies to make maize and soy more resilient to progressive soil drying.

  • Aug 20th, 2020:


We are going to hire a student reseracher for a project on Mg fertilization of pepper plants. If you are interested, please send your application!


  • June 6th, 2020:


We are going to hire a PhD-candidate and a technician for our CUBES project. Your job is to quantify and improve nutrient fluxes in a system for fish, plant and insect production.

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  • January 15th, 2020:

We are going to hire a postdoc for 3 years. Interested to work on sweet cherry production?


  • November 21st, 2019:

The Forum Junge Spitzenforscher, sponsored by the Stiftung Industrieforschung and the Humboldt Innovation, awards our project entitled "Improving quality in vegetable production" as innovative approach to cope with climate change:


  • May 31st, 2019:

Textbook entitled Controlled Environmental Horticulture – Improving Quality of Vegetables and Medicinal Plants will be released soon. This textbook is special as it was co-authored by undergraduate and graduate students. In 203 pages, including 34 illustrations, it will be explained how to improve qualities of both vegetables and medicinal plants by adjusting simple production factors like water, light or nutrients. Please see flyer:






  • January 16th 2019:

TASPO published an article about our textbook that will be published soon. The textbook is entitled Controlled Environment Horticulture - Improving Qualities of Vegetables and Medicinal Plants` and aims to guide students through controlled environment horticulture and how to improve quality of crops. Please read the full article here: