Note on the information on all legal aspects of studies (admission, examinations, completion,...): Only the information available on the websites of the study services is legally binding.

Horticultural Sciences

The master programme Horticultural Sciences is jointly offered by Life Science Universities within Europe, whereas each University focuses on a different specialisation within the area of Horticultural Sciences.

Partner Universities:

  • University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU) – AUSTRIA
  • University of Bologna – ITALY
  • Free University of Bozen-Bolzano - ITALY
  • Technical University Munich (TUM) – GERMANY
  • Humboldt University of Berlin - GERMANY
  • Szent István University (former Corvinus University of Budapest) – HUNGARY

BOKU-Home Students

Students who intend to start this master programme at BOKU have to apply for the admission to the Master Programme directly at the BOKU Study services (more information under “How to apply”).

BOKU-Host Students
Students who come to BOKU for their compulsory stay abroad within this master programme have to apply at their home university for CEEPUS or Erasmus+ fuding. You find further information for incoming students here.

On the following webpages you will find detailed information about the master programme and the attendant administrative issues.

NEW CURRICULUM from Wintersemester 2017/18

PLEASE NOTE: New curriculum 2017!

Students who started in the summer semester 2014 and earlier can finish their studies within the "old" curriculum until the 30th of November 2017. A voluntary transition to the new curriculum is possible. The "old"curriculum for download

Students who study in the master curriculum Horticultural Sciences (version October 1, 2016) can finish their studies within this curriculum until November 30, 2020. A voluntary transition to the new curriculum is possible.

Which courses and specialisations are offered?

How to apply
Which documents do I need? When are the deadlines?

Plan your Studies at BOKU
Information for the Welcome Days for students from abroad
Prior to your arrival
: Academic Calendar, Programmes and programme structure at BOKU, How to look for Courses,Course Types, European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System "ECTS", Master's thesis and Project Work, Language Courses, Tandem, Buddies, Facilities for students with special needs, Studying with children.
Upon arrival
: BOKU-Campuses, Registration at BOKU, Departments - Institutes, Library, Language Courses, Tandem –language learning, Austrian Students´ Union, Eating at BOKU, Social life at BOKU.

Plan your Life in Vienna
Prior to your arrival: Entry & Residence Permits (Visa), Accommodation, Insurance,  Cost of living, Vaccinations, Arrival in Vienna - when and where.
Upon arrival: Vienna - Quality of living and Safety, Arriving in Vienna - When and Where, Getting around in Vienna, Money & Bank Account, Phone, Sports, Cultural Activities in Vienna, Illness or personal problems, Foreign representations in Vienna.

Transfer to the Host University
Which steps do I have to take when?

Master's thesis
How do I find a topic and supervisor? Where do I register?

Which documents do I have to submit? When are the deadlines?