Admission requirements

Admission to the Master Programme in Mountain Forestry is conditional on the successful completion of a degree (Bachelor's/Master's or equivalent) in Forestry or a related discipline from an accredited university or university-like institution must show competences in basics in natural sciences, economics, social sciences as well as technical sciences. Since the Master Programme is taught in English prospective students must show competence in English language. Detailed information on the application procedure and further admistrative information can be found under:
In particular, applicants have to proof that they passed at least one course dealing with each of the following subjects during their academic study:
   • Mathematics or statistics,
   • Chemistry,
   • Botany,
   • Ecology,
   • Zoology, Entomology or Wildlife studies,
   • Silviculture,
   • Economics and social sciences,
   • Technical sciences.

Eligibility for admission to the Master Programme in Mountain Forestry has to be established by proof that these conditions are met. If requirements listed above are not fulfilled, applicants have the possibility to acquire missing knowledge. The University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences BOKU, Vienna will decide upon courses which have to be taken in order to fulfil prerequisites of admission.

Admission and Application procedure

General information on the BOKU application procedure can be found under
The decision making process about your admission takes some time.
Please apply on time if you wish to start studying at a specific date of time!

Please send your application to

BOKU-University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences
Gregor Mendel Straße 33
1180 Wien
Austria/Europe Tel: +43-1-47654-0
E-Mail: studienservices(at) Contact:   
Please check the BOKU homepage for application deadline