933312 Interdisciplinary excursion on organic agriculture

Field trip
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Kaufmann, Sonja , Hruschka, Nikolaus
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


During the excursion, organic farms of different farm types and sizes as well as processing facilities and organic farming organizations will be visited.

Date: Obligatory initial meeting on the 11.04.2024, 16:00-17:00 in HS 31 / MENH [HS XV] (MENH-03/28)

Excursion: 03.-05.06.2024

Costs: will be presented in the initial meeting.
The fee has to be transferred to the BOKU excursion account after the preliminary meeting

* Arrival and departure from Vienna by bus
* Bus transfer on site

Not included
* Lunch and dinner
* Beverages
* Tips

Previous knowledge expected

- Preference is given to students from the masters:
* Organic Agricultural Systems and Agroecology (AgrEco-Organic)
* Organic Agricultural Systems and Agroecology (EUR-Organic)

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

* to get to know organisation, structures and development of organic farming in selected countries,
* to understand the current situation of organic farming in the context of the historical development,
* become acquainted to the strengths and chances as well as weaknesses and threats of organic farming,
* to put a focus on organic farming across the borderline of Austria.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.