Hauptgebäude BOKU

'Fit für BOKU'

Support for the introduction phase and lifelong learning at BOKU

The BOKU Training Pass supports staff members at the beginning of their working relationship by providing tailored information. Later on, the BOKU Training Pass provides further education and training qualification at the workplace. It allows a quick orientation and function-related specialization for one's field(s) of work here at BOKU! By attending relevant further education and training courses, your competences increase and support the process of lifelong learning for your professional life here at BOKU. The BOKU Training Pass is available online and portrays the further education and training activities of staff members. It consists of several steps with the first three being compulsory for all new staff members at BOKU.

Step by Step to Your BOKU Training Pass

Step 1

BOKU is explained to you and you can get to know colleagues. Please register for the next possible date.

For international colleagues with limited knowledge of German an English eLearning version of the Welcome Lecture is available.
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Step 2

  • House Rules
  • General Safety Instruction
  • Data Protection Regulation
  • ...

Please read the internal regulations carefully and check your knowledge using the selftests.

Step 3

  • Introduction to Research Projects
  • Introduction to Teaching at BOKU
  • Leading Appraisal Interviews

Please register for the next possible date.

Step 4

The following specializations are available: "Fit for Teaching", "Fit for Research", "Fit for Projects", "Fit for Leadership", "Fit for Administration"

Step 5

Both internal and external further education and training courses may be attended. All task-relevant certificates of attendance and other certificates may be credited for your BOKU Training Passport.

Step 6

Log onto your training passport in order to view and print the list of already attended further education and training courses. 

Registration for both the welcome and introduction lecture and the further education and training seminars happens via BOKUonline! Also this is where you can find the documents that help you get to know our rules and regulations. Please log onto BOKUonline using your name and password. Under the heading "BOKU-Trainingspass / Fortbildungsangebot" ("BOKU-Training Pass / Training Offer") you can find a list of all further education and training options offered at BOKU. 

Individual steps to the BOKU Training Pass in more detail

How Did BOKU Training Pass Come About?

BOKU Training Pass was developed in a working group in summer semester 2014. Personnel development department discussed contents and form of a BOKU Training Pass suitable for BOKU with representatives from departments, service institutions, the Senate and work council members. The various different needs as well as BOKU's frame conditions were taken into consideration in this process. The software programm was written by BOKU Information Technology Services in winter semester 2014/15.

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