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University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

BOKU is one of the best universities for sustainability in Europe and brings together scientific, technical and socio-economic topics. BOKU is a leading institute, where science and students exchange ideas with actors from economics and politics on the sustainable development of our society. 


  • The „Hochschülchen“ (Rainer Schubert-Soldern), which is located on Türkenschanze since 1896, once was a small agricultural college founded in 1872.
  • The „grüne Universität im Grünen/green university on the green“ was soon called „alma mater viridis“ - „grüne Nährmutter/ green foster mother“.


Today BOKU is a modern, international University of Life Sciences with 9 Bachelor and 25 Master programmes for more than 10.000 students.


  • Department of Material Sciences and Process Engineering (MAP)
  • Department of Biotechnology (DBT)
  • Department of Water - Atmosphere - Environment (WAU)
  • Department of Nanobiotechnology (DNBT)
  • Department of Chemistry (DCH)
  • Department of Integrative Biology and Biodiversity Research (DIB)
  • Department of Food Science and Technology (DLWT)
  • Department of Landscape, Spatial and Infrastructure Sciences
  • Department of Economics and Social Sciences (WiSo)
  • Department of Sustainable Agricultural Systems
  • Department of Civil Engineering and Natural Hazards
  • Department of Forest- and Soil Sciences
  • Department of Crop Sciences (DNW)
  • Department of Agrobiotechnology, IFA-Tulln
  • Department of Applied Genetics and Cell Biology (DAGZ)


Job offers of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna. Scientific, non-scientific, Job offers for students and alumni.

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Housing services

  • base19
  • Akademikerhilfe
  • home4students
  • OeAD
  • Wihast
  • The Fizz

Library services

University Library and University Archive (UB):

  • BOKU:LITsearch
  • BOKU Classification- E-Journals- E-Books- Databases
  • Interlibrary loan
  • Textbook collection consists of about 8.000 items. The books are grouped by subject like in the main reading room. There is one textbook collection located in the Main Library and on in the Special Library BIO.
  • Desiderata book

ICT services

  • Who are your IT contacts? What are the first important steps? Where can you get more information?
  • PCs, servers, accounts, data protection, virus protection, safe handling of emails or phishing information 
  • The basis for your daily work – emails, files, printing, word processing
  • How can I use the internet and services? Via cable, wireless or in one of our pc rooms?

Campus life

  • BOKU Türkenschanze
  • BOKU Muthgasse
  • BOKU Tulln

Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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