General information about the BOKU


Who are we?

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

Mission Statement

The University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, the Alma Mater Viridis, perceives itself as a teaching and research center for renewable resources, which are necessary for human life.

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Topics

Forestry and Wood Science, Water Management, Agriculture, Food Chemistry and Biotechnology, Natural Resources Management and Ecological Engineering, Landscape Design and Landscape Planning, Environment and Bio-Resources Management.

Study programs

Research

Locations

Vienna, Gregor Mendel Straße ("Türkenschanze")

Vienna, Muthgasse

Tulln (Lower Austria), Konrad Lorenz Straße

External sites in Vienna, Lower Austria and Burgenland

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Management

Rector:

Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Dr.h.c.mult. Martin Gerzabek

Rectorate

University council

Senate

Persons

about 10,000 students

about 1,500 staff members

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History

Founded in 1872.

Current main building built in 1894 to 1896.

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