Christian Reinhard Vogl Associate Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.

Head of Working Group Knowledge Systems and Innovation

Visiting Fellow &
Ethnobotanist in Residence

Centre for Biocultural Diversity, University of Kent, UK


Division of Organic Farming
Department of Sustainable Agricultural Systems
University of Natural Ressources and Life Sciences, Vienna
Gregor-Mendel-Strasse 33, 1180 Vienna
tel.: (+43)1/47654-93312
fax: (+43)1/47654-93309
e-mail: christian.vogl(at)

Projects overview  (Current: Homegrown, BioColAlp, AGROBIO-K_NOW)



Short CV

  • Masters of Agronomy (finished in 1990; diploma thesis on traditional agriculture in the Andes)
  • Coordinator of the advisory service of the Austrian Organic Farmers’ Association -Ernte-Verband 1990-1991
  • Technical consultant in the Austrian Development Cooperation in Mexiko 1992-1994
  • Assistant professor at BOKU 1995-2003
  • Doctoral viva in 1999, habilitation in 2003 (organic farming)
  • Auditor of quality-management-systems
  • Guest lectures in several countries of Latin America
  • 2010-2012 Head of the Department of Sustainable Agricultural Systems, since 2013 Deputy Head.

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Focus CUBA


Research fields: farmers' experiments, agricultural knowledge and innovation systems, local knowledge, organic farming, urban organic agriculture, ethno-sciences

Master thesis & Dissertation

Information on master's theses & dissertations (supervised by members of the working group Knowledge Systems and Innovation)