Voluntary Ecological Year (FÖJ)

Voluntary Ecological Year

The Voluntary Ecological Year (Freiwilliges Ökologisches Jahr - FÖJ) is a nation-wide programme for German teens and adults between the ages of 16 and 27. The FÖJ is a period of hands-on learning and exploration of agriculture and horticultural in a variety of practical contexts. The year is financed in part by the German Bundesländer as well as various supporting organisations.


The Greenhouse on the Kleve Campus of Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences

Faculty of Life Sciences

Marie-Curie-Straße 1

47533 Kleve





Prof. Dr. Florian Wichern

Phone: +49 (2821) - 806 73 - 234

Email: Florian Wichern

Our Current Volunteers

From 1 August 2016 to 31 July 2017

Rebecca Grossmann

Lara Kohl