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UGA Exchange - BOKU - Universitat fur Bodenkultur
Vienna, Austria (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program )
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|Restrictions:||UGA applicants only|
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|Program Category:||UGA Exchange||Sponsor:||UGA|
|Partner Institution:||BOKU University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences - Vienna (FICE: 960124)||Type of Instruction:||Lecture|
|Classes With:||International Students, Local Students||Language of Instruction:||English, German|
|Taught By:||Host Professor(s)||Housing Location:||Off-Campus, On-Campus|
|Housing Type:||Dorm/Student Residence||Work Opportunity:||No|
|Volunteer Opportunity:||No||Scholarship Availability:||Yes|
|Academic Area:||Agriculture, Ecology, Engineering, Environmental Resource Science, German||Open to non-UGA students:||No|
UGA Exchange, Universitaet fuer Bodenkultur (BOKU)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. It is BOKU's objective to help make a considerable contribution to the conservation and protection of resources for future generations by providing diversity in its fields of study. Connecting natural sciences, engineering and economic sciences, we wish to increase knowledge of the ecologically and economically sustainable use of natural resources, to provide a harmoniously cultivated landscape.
An important feature of BOKU's research lies in its recognition of future problems and our efforts to provide and stimulate practical relevance, internationality and among disciplines. Interdisciplinary cooperation of scientists on an international level should help create comprehensive questions about the future of our planet and lead to innovative problem solving.
BOKU's teaching is designed holistically and in a coordinated manner. It leads graduates to knowledge, understanding and flexibility. From this program, they gain the willingness to face future challenges and the capability to meet them in a competent way. We teach state of the art content and current issues that are based on dynamic research and a high level of practical relevance using modern didactic methods. This motivates students and graduates to develop their own ideas. Our cosmopolitan scientific vocational education and training enables them to understand complex interdisciplinary relationships.
Program LocationEnjoy the historical city of Vienna with its marvelous palaces and historical sights.
Experience classical music and museums in Vienna.
Visit neighboring countries – widen your horizon:
Vienna’s location in the Heart of Europe is an excellent place for visits to places such as Prague, Budapest, Venice, Rome, Munich and more. All those places can be reached easily by public transport.
Few cities can boast the imperial grandeur of Vienna, once the centre of the powerful Habsburg monarchy. Lipizzaner stallions performing elegant equine ballet, the angelic tones of the Vienna Boys' Choir drifting across a courtyard, outrageously opulent palaces such as Schloss Belvedere and Schloss Schönbrunn, and the monumental Hofburg complex – as a visitor today, you feel grandeur everywhere in Vienna.
BOKU Incoming Students to BOKU guide
Contact InformationMs. Amanda Stephens
Associate Director of Student Engagement
CAES Office of Academic Affairs
317 Hoke Smith
Athens, GA 30602
Ms. Colleen Larson
Education Abroad Advisor, Office of International Education
International Education Building
1324 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602
Additional CAES Exchange Program Information: http://students.caes.uga.edu/current/study-abroad/exchange.html
Academic ProgramCourse Offerings:
Wide range of agriculture, environmental sciences, ecology, and related subjects in English.
Additional classes, taught in German, are open to students with advanced level proficiency in German.
How to Look for BOKU Courses
Types of BOKU Courses
- UGA student in good academic standing
- Minimum 2.5 GPA
Program ItineraryFall (Winter/WS) October to December/January*
(*Fall Exchange students make arrangements to submit the January exams/assignments in December)
German Intensive Language Course Offered in September, prior to semester start
Spring (Summer/SS) February to 2016
German Intensive Language Offered in February, prior to semester start
BOKU Academic Calendar
HousingFlat Share and Youth Hostels
Student Residences via OeAD Austrian Education Service Organization
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|The people I met in Europe and specifically Vienna are amazing. They have such an interesting outlook on life which caused me to think a lot about my outlook on life. I feel that by being around different people and getting out of my comfort zone, made me become more of my true self.|
|— Katherine Webster, Spring 2016|
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