Objectives and Tasks

Networking BOKU competencies with the research and teaching topics of the Centre and across locations

Promoting relevant interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary collaboration and research: Linking natural sciences, social sciences and technical know-how

Promoting and coordinating relevant teaching

Providing methodological knowledge - particularly in the area of risk and safety

Fulfilling an external role as a partner for multiple institutes/departments, when appropriate

Increasing the visibility of relevant BOKU expertise both internally and externally and strengthening the BOKU's competitiveness

Supporting the networking of BOKU expertise with relevant external individuals and organizations in Austria and abroad

Providing information for the public and for decision-makers, as well as consulting services in the public space, in keeping with the university's socio-political responsibilities

Assisting with and preparing strategic, internal university decisions, particularly regarding the implementation of sustainability at the BOKU


2009 activities

Examples of global challenges