Partner universities in Austria

  • Wien, Østerrike.

    Vienna, Austria.


In Austria you will find beautiful nature and impressive architecture. The country has a population of approximately nine million inhabitants and consists of nine states, each with its own parliament and government.  NMBU has one partner university in Austria: the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (BOKU). The university is located in Vienna and offers an exiting academic curriculum focusing on ecology and sustainable business. Vienna is the capital of Austria and its largest city with about 1.7 million inhabitants.


About the agreement
The agreement covers agriculture, forestry, biotechnology and food sciences.

Who can apply
For all Erasmus agreements it is necessary to have attained 60 credits on your current NMBU program before commencing on an exchange study abroad.

Number of study places
Seven students per semester or three students a year.

Language of teaching
Bachelor level: Only German. Bachelorstudents need to document their German level (B2 required).

Master level: German and English. Master students need to document their German level (B2 required).

Semester timing
Autumn semester: 1st October - 31st January.

Spring semester: Last week in February – last week in June.

Tuition fees
Erasmus students must continue to pay for NMBU’s semester fees, plus register with NMBU whilst they are on exchange. However, it is not necessary to pay any types of fee at the partner university.

The university can offer student rooms.


Example courses students have taken previously


933329 Agroecology, cultural ecology and ethnoecology - the interdisciplinary discourse in natural resource management

933330 Conversion to organic agriculture - interdisciplinary project

933303 European regulatory framework for organic production

933312 Interdisciplinary excursion on organic agriculture

933316 Organic farming and regional development

Nydelig natur i sterrikeBeautiful nature in Austria. Photo: spatravel

Published 5. August 2014 - 13:39 - Updated 1. July 2019 - 15:05