Getting to know other countries offers a lot of added value, but of course there is no way around sustainability - so we recommend fairtraveling :)

... and if you travel to your host institution, you may find even more sustainable ways to do so. We look forward to innovative ideas: erasmus(at)

7 tips for more sustainable travel to the host institution

  • Fly as seldom as possible (avoid short-haul flights)
  • Compensate your flights
  • Good travel preparation (bus, train, bicycle)
  • Less luggage is often more
  • Digital information is enough
  • Even nearby destinations can be exciting
  • Use public transport and bicycles on-site

Climate protection projects at the BOKU

  • BOKU projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America already save 40,000 tonnes of CO2, you can find out more about them here.
  • It is not just about compensation for greenhouse gases, innovative participatory climate protection projects facilitate structural change.
  • Climate protection projects of the Center for Global Change & Sustainability
  • Find out more about what's happening at BOKU.

Plant aircrafts with the ÖH

  • The ÖH supports each compensation contribution with up to 50% (max 50 € per person / project duration)
  • This support benefits the BOKU CO2 compensation system. For more information please click here.
  • Footprint calculator of the Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism

Travel experiences and tips for Green Travel from Boku-students