University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna, Austria
The University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, the Alma Mater Viridis, perceives itself as a teaching and research centre for renewable resources, which are necessary for human life. It is BOKU's objective to help make a considerable contribution to the conservation and protection of resources for future generations by providing diversity in its fields of study. Connecting natural sciences, engineering and economic sciences, they wish to increase knowledge of the ecologically and economically sustainable use of natural resources, to provide a harmoniously cultivated landscape.
BOKU's teaching is designed holistically and in a coordinated manner. It leads graduates to knowledge, understanding and flexibility. They gain the willingness to face future challenges and the capability to meet them in a competent way. BOKU teaches state of the art content and current issues that are based on dynamic research and a high level of practical relevance using modern didactic methods. This motivates students and graduates to develop their own ideas.
The website for international students coming to BOKU offers information about Welcome Days, Life in Vienna, grants for incomings etc.
The Department of Landscape, Spatial and Infrastructure Sciences offers a broad range of course from which you can choose your modules, e.g. Spatial Planning Project, Sustainable Rural Development, Integrated flood risk management.