Technical University of Munich (TUM)

The TUM is highly ranked internationally and is recognized as one of the best universities in both Germany and Europe, and among the top 100 worldwide. The 13 faculties and the key research institutions of the TUM are spread across three main campuses in Bavaria: Munich, Garching and Weihenstephan, with several other sides including in Heilbronn in Baden-Wuerttemberg.

The Chair is part of both, the School of Management and the School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan and is located in the oldest city in Bavaria with a rich architectural and cultural history. The School of Life Sciences is building a unique bridge between management and technology studies within an international teaching environment. The School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan developed out of a long history of agricultural and brewing science and finds itself in a core position to address many of the core challenges of the 21st century.

The Chair of Economics of Horticulture and Landscaping looks at questions of economics and management as choices in a world of multiple alternatives and scarce resources. Human ingenuity, research, and development, as well as innovation and adaption processes contribute to the development of new resources and alternative ways of action. Accordingly, we analyze questions of management tasks and economic choices within horticulture, landscaping, and the broader frame of agriculture and societal institutions. We care about developing actionable knowledge rooted in rigorous and authentic scientific research, and believe in collaboration across disciplinary boundaries. Our methodological spectrum ranges from qualitative through quantitative approaches.