Program Description

The Enology and Wine Business Certificate Program offered jointly by EVN Wine Academy and Geisenheim University (Germany) provides a professional specialization with intensive on-the-job  training in winemaking and wine business.

This 18-month curriculum is taught in English and is interactive between the international instructors, students, and wine experts. National and international internships at wineries, study trips, and workshops are crucial aspects of this hands-on program. Classes are conducted four times a week in the evenings, from 6:30 p.m. until 09:15 p.m. The student internships last for 4 weeks within September-October period.  

Students complete eleven modules and an internship to prepare for a professional career in wine industry. Upon graduation, students receive a certificate from EVN Wine Academy, Geisenheim University, and Armenian National Agrarian University.

Main Modules
– Introduction to Enology
– Viticulture
– Wine Chemistry
– Wine Microbiology
– Wine Sensory Evaluation
– Wine Production
– Wine Business
– Winery Sanitation
– Winery Management
– Winery Equipment
– Wine Marketing and Tourism

– Industry Internship (4 weeks)



Tuition Fee

Total cost for the entire program is 3,500 USD.

For the cohort of 2017-2018 academic year applicants, the tuition fee is subsidized thanks to a generous support of EVN Wine Academy donors and is now 320,000 AMD for the entire program. There is a special support for up to six Syrian-Armenian applicants for whom the tuition fee is reduced to 150,000 AMD for the entire program.


Important documentation for current students of Enology and Wine Business Program

Teaching Policy Manual

Honesty Policy

“This unique program creates the new generation of Armenian winemakers and wine business people. This program is the product of outstanding cooperation between the Geisenheim University, the ICARE/EVN, and the Armenian National Agrarian University.”
     Prof. Dr. Jon Hanf
     Head of all Wine Business Programs
     Geisenheim University, Germany

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