Welcome at the JOINT STUDY information site of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna - BOKU!

Joint Study is an exchange programme for master students who come from partner universities in the USA, Canada, Mexico, Peru, South Africa, Japan, Australia or New Zealand. The students stay for one semester at BOKU.

How to apply
You have to apply at the office of the exchange coordinator at your home university. For further informations, click here.

Plan your Studies at BOKU
Information for the Welcome Days for students from abroad
Prior to your arrival
: Academic Calendar, Programmes and programme structure at BOKU, How to look for Courses,Course Types, European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System "ECTS", Master's thesis and Project Work, Language Courses, Tandem, Buddies, Facilities for students with special needs, Studying with children.
Upon arrival
: BOKU-Campuses, Registration at BOKU, Departments - Institutes, Library, Language Courses, Tandem –language learning, Austrian Students´ Union, Alumniverband/ Career Service, Eating at BOKU, Social life at BOKU.

Plan your Life in Vienna
Prior to your arrival: Entry & Residence Permits (Visa), Accommodation, Insurance,  Cost of living, Vaccinations, Arrival in Vienna - when and where.
Upon arrival: Vienna - Quality of living and Safety, Arriving in Vienna - When and Where, Getting around in Vienna, Money & Bank Account, Phone, Sports, Cultural Activities in Vienna, Illness or personal problems, Foreign representations in Vienna.

My Checklists
When do I have to do what? Checklist of Arrival, Checklist of Departure

Feedback of Exchange Students
What do former exchange students think about their experiences at BOKU and in Vienna? What does BOKU make special: Statements, evaluations and comments

Joint Study Coordinator (see working hours)



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