Euroleague for Life Sciences (ELLS)
The Euroleague for Life Sciences (ELLS) is a network of leading universities cooperating in the fields of Natural Resource Management, Agricultural and Forestry Sciences, Life Sciences, Veterinary Sciences, Food Sciences, and Environmental Sciences.
Through this network, BOKU realizes many international (educational) projects, like international masterprogrammes, summer schools, scientific student conferences...
The member universities are:
- Faculty of Science (Science), University of Copenhagen
- Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)
- Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CULS)
- University of Hohenheim (UHOH)
- Warsaw University of Life Sciences (WULS-SGGW)
- Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR)
- University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU)
International partners are:
- CAU - China Agricultural University, Beijing
- HUJI - Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment
- LU - Lincoln University, New Zealand
Further Information (ELSA booklet - pdf)
ELLS Events at BOKU
- ELLS Conference and Scientific Student Conference 2017
About 50 students and 20 staff members from BOKU joined this year's ELLS Conference + Scientific Student Conference which was held at the University of Copenhagen on November 16 to 18, 2017.
The teachers met their colleagues from the partner universities in the Subject Areas, Support Teams and other groups to further develop the network and its programmes. The students presented and discussed their work (bachelor's or master's thesis or other projects) and improved their own international scientific network.
At the final award ceremony also some of the 8 oral and 9 poster presenters from BOKU were awarded:
1. price in the subtheme "Food Quality, Production & Safety": Lukas Ossberger & Charlotte Voigt
2. price in the subtheme "Food Quality, Production & Safety ": Magdalena Ehn
1. price in the subtheme "Collaboration, Enable Innovation & Entrepreneurship": Katharina Toth (UCPH/BOKU)
1. price in the subtheme "Global Health: Humans & Animals": Tibor Vladimir
2. price in the subtheme "Global Health: Plants & Environments": Aileen Henze
1. price in the subtheme "Food Quality, Production & Safety": Nathalie Binder
In addition the audience price for the best poster was awarded to a BOKU student: Tamara Dinter (BOKU/UCPH)
Congratulations to all prize winners!
The posters of the BOKU students will be presented as part of the International Days in the Aula of Schwackhöferhaus: 20.-23.11.2017
We already invite you now to next year's ELLS Conference and Scientific Student Conference which will be held at Wageningen University, Netherlands, from November 8 to 10, 2018. Further information will follow in April.
- ELLS Spring Meeting 2017:
On March 16 and 17 BOKU invited the Task Force and IRO of ELLS to Vienna for the annual spring meeting. We kindly thank all participants for the productive meeting!