Vienna, Austria—Study Abroad

Michigan Tech has an exchange agreement with the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (BOKU). Founded in 1872, the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, known by its acronym "BOKU", now comprises 13 departments and four service centers in Vienna, as well as a number of experimental centers in the area. The university sees itself as a teaching and research institution that focuses on renewable resources that are a prerequisite for human existence. The relationships between man, society, and the environment form the basis of all activities at the BOKU, and its foremost aim is to make decisive contributions to securing the well-being of future generations.

Vienna is the worldwide city of music, culture, coffee, and natural beauty. Vienna has beautiful walking and biking paths. Spend a day on the Danube Bike Path where you can ride your way through the different neighborhoods. Vienna is only two hours away from some of the most beautiful Alpine ski resorts in Europe, or one hour from the sailing and watersports paradise of the Neusiedlersee. During the summer months the Vienna Film Festival on Rathausplatz in front of the City Hall attracts music lovers from all corners of the world.

Course Information

Courses are offered in the following areas:

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Environment and Bio-Resources Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Food Science and Biotechnology
  • Forestry
  • German Language and Culture
  • Landscape Architecture and Landscape Planning
  • Viticulture, Enology and Wine Economics
  • Wood and Fibre Technology
  • Equine Sciences