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Safety in the Food Chain

The international Master programme "Safety in the Food Chain" (SIFC) was developed to provide a profound academic MSc programme concerning all areas of food safety. It offers a high level study course by combining all the existing expertise of European universities. The contents of the curriculum are focused on the whole spectrum of the food chain (regarding supply and production).

Website Safety in the Food Chain

Welcome Tutorial

We kindly invite you to the Welcome Tutorial on the 3rd of March 2021, at 16:00 CET.

The meeting will be held via zoom:

During this tutorial you will get information on the 1st year of the MSc Safety in the Food Chain (SIFC) at BOKU, but also information about important deadlines for the application of an Erasmus scholarship.
This welcome tutorial is especially given for students who plan to start or just started with the MSc SIFC, but also all other SIFC-students are highly welcome to join us.
We are looking forward to meeting you!

Which courses are offered?

How to apply
Which documents do I need? When are the deadlines?
Currently Safety in the Food Chain is a single degree programme at BOKU. Therefore you have to fulfill the BOKU admission criteria and follow the BOKU admission procedure.

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.

Studying at the partner 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?

Find us on Facebook
Meet other SIFC students in this student-run facebook group!