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Admission Procedure

for applicants with a degree from both EU and non-EU Universities

Candidates seeking academic admission for the next study-entry (October 2023) are requested to follow the steps outlined below and complete their applications at BOKU before the extended deadline of 13th February 2023 and at IHE before 15th March 2023 at the latest!

Application Procedure

In order to be admitted to the LWM programme you need to follow the 3 stage application procedure:

(1) Apply for academic admission via the IPGL application platform & IHE Delft

(2) With the letters of eligibility to confirm your academic admission, apply for the fellowships of your choice or find a different way of financing your studies

(3) Inform the BOKU IPGL office (ipgl(at)boku.ac.at) & IHE Delft (i.melis(at)un-ihe.org) about your intent to be part of the study programme as well as your plans for financing before the general admission deadline of 15th June


Academic Admission

To be considered as a candidate for LWM, it is mandatory that you apply for academic admission at both BOKU and IHE Delft!

Upon Request

Please be prepared to send the original certified copy of BSc degree & academic transcript via postal service to the following address:

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
   Institute of Hydrobiology and Aquatic Ecosystem Management
   IPGL office
   Gregor-Mendel-Strasse 33/DG
   1180 Vienna, Austria, Europe

Please be aware that, for some countries, a full legalisation of documents will be necessary for admission to BOKU. You can check if your home country is on this list and how to proceed in case it is here.

Funding & Fellowships

Before final admission you will be required to inform both BOKU IPGL and IHE Delft about your plans for funding your studies within the programme - be it through self-funding or one of the available fellowships.

For further information on fellowships available to applicants with a degree from a non-EU university follow this link.

Applicants with a degree from an EU university may want to look into fellowships like Erasmus+ or Joint Study Free Mover.




If you have any further questions regarding the application process, please check our FAQ page as well!