Green Travel - Tips for sustainable travel
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Getting to know other countries offers a lot of added value, but of course there is no way around sustainability - so we recommend fairtravel :)
... 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)boku.ac.at (for outgoing students) or erasmustoboku(at)boku.ac.at (for incoming students)
Climate protection at the BOKU
- What do the terms climate protection and climate neutrality mean for BOKU? BOKU on its way to climate neutrality.
- BOKU's Sustainability Strategy envisions a climate neutral university until 2030.
- BOKU projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America already save 150,000 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.
Scholarships for sustainable travel
- Did you know? Erasmus+ supports sustainable travel (bus, train, carpooling or similar) for students with a single payment of € 50,- as of 2021/22 (please, keep your receipts!), this top-up to the Erasmus grant will be payed upon return. For detailed information, please click here.
- Some of the main topics of the new Erasmus+ programme period 2021-21 are concerned with sustainability and climate protection: "green mobility", "green skills", sustainable projects and digital transformation.
- ÖH and other BOKU stakeholders support the BOKU CO2 compensation system.
BOKU students & (Green) Travel
- Vienna-New Zealand in 14 days: traveling (as a convinced climate activist) and sustainability, how does that work? - (m) a naive attempt
- Webinar May 2020 on Greener Mobility
- General travel experiences and tips "Why is it worthwhile to take bus, train and co?",
- blog entry "Air travel and a guilty conscience?"
- Blog entry "The impact of sustainable travel"
- Blog entry "14 apps for your eco-conscious journey"