Psychosocial Counseling Center for BOKU Students

Since the beginning of winter term 21/22, a team of external psychologists/psychotherapists has been providing BOKU students with counseling (virtual as well as analog) in case of study-related difficulties as well as in personal conflict situations.

BOKU students can make use of up to 3 free individual appointments.

Problems that lead students to psychological counseling are, for example:

  • Stress and feeling overwhelmed
  • Conflicts with teachers or fellow students
  • writer's block, learning problems and procrastination
  • Orientation or motivation and decision-making difficulties
  • Contact and relationship difficulties
  • Exam nerves, anxiety and depression
  • specific problems with international students


An appointment for an initial consultation can be made with Mag.a Nadja Springer by e-mail or telephone using the following contact details:
Mag.a Nadja Springer (Psychologist and Psychotherapist)
+43 680 1413558

The offer of psychological counseling includes individual counseling. Seminars and workshops can also be offered on specific topics during the semester. Counseling sessions are free of charge and subject to confidentiality. The costs are covered by BOKU/ÖH BOKU.

More information can be found on homepage of the ÖH BOKU.
Psychosocial service and support offered in English


In case of emergency in acute mental crises please contact: Social Psychiatric Emergency Service, contact: 01 / 31330 or Crisis Intervention Center Vienna, contact 01 / 406 95 95

In addition and in case of acute crises, the Psychological Student Counseling Center of the Ministry and the Psychosocial Services Vienna offer their support and help.