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Founded in 1872

10952 students, among which 22,4% are international students

3 campuses: Vienna-Türkenschanze, Vienna/Muthgasse, Lower Austria/Tulln

1767 staff members

BOKU offers 7 Bachelor programs, 27 Master (MS) programs: 6 in English, 15 national MS programs in German, 12 international MS programs in English and 9 PhD programs

18 network membership agreements

Around 360 multi- and bilateral partnerships and cooperation agreements with worldwide universities and research institutions

Vienna, Austria

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna - BOKU

BOKU is the only Austrian university in the area of Natural Resources Management and Life Sciences and one of the most important Life Science universities that makes vital contributions toward preserving, developing and protecting our environment and quality of life, both locally and globally, for today and future generation.
BOKU has three main sites. The main campus of BOKU is located in the Gregor Mendel Street in Vienna, two further significant sites situated are in Vienna-Muthgasse and in Tulln respectively.
BOKU’s main activities focus around the following major societal challenges: protection of the living space and quality of life, management of natural resources and the environment, securing nutrition and health.
BOKU’s department for Lifelong Learning (LLL) brings all innovative LLL approaches, implementation of validation process in the field of non-formal and informal learning and verity of validation tools, creates flexible educational paths by applying European approach of micro-credentials.

BOKU’s vision

• 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.
• BOKU sees itself as an innovation leader in the green economy, with the goal of integrating sustainability into all processes in society.

BOKU’s Mission

• Standards and professional focus in our research and teaching:
• Conservation and development of protection for habitats and the economic market, as well as standards of living
• Management of natural resources and the environment
• Protecting food and health

BOKU’s Values

• Excellence (in research and teaching)
• Transparency
• Cooperation
• Responsibility (national and international)

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