University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna: Statistics

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#733 of 14,131 In the World
#292 of 2,785 In Europe
#8 of 71 In Austria
#4 of 23 In Vienna
#78 of 2,165 For Forestry
Top50% For 120 other topics
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Enrollment
12,509
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
boku.ac.at
Languages
German;English
Acceptance rate
41%*

* The University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Reifezeugnis).
Academic CalendarOctober to June (October - February; February-June)
Enrollment12,509

Research profile

University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna is a world-class research university with 17,189 scientific papers published and 463,581 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Engineering, Ecology, Physics, Geology, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Genetics.

Publications
17,189
Citations
463,581

University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna majors

by publication & citation count

Biology
13,320 / 390,415
Environmental Science
11,730 / 317,164
Chemistry
10,878 / 332,045
Engineering
9,036 / 244,576
Ecology
8,229 / 233,042
Physics
7,191 / 198,209
Geology
7,017 / 204,710
Biochemistry
6,957 / 216,935
Organic Chemistry
6,378 / 202,548
Genetics
6,208 / 203,125
Geography and Cartography
6,116 / 162,276
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
6,064 / 147,030
Medicine
5,130 / 137,451
Botany
4,304 / 123,850
Materials Science
4,088 / 115,855
Paleontology
4,039 / 117,150
Computer Science
3,946 / 101,758
Quantum and Particle physics
3,904 / 109,395
Agricultural Science
3,024 / 86,846
History
3,014 / 82,642
Archaeology
2,918 / 80,632
Environmental Management
2,812 / 91,046
Oceanography
2,217 / 74,205
Political Science
2,156 / 44,851
Horticulture
1,962 / 61,504
Business
1,950 / 42,637
Philosophy
1,950 / 42,594
Sociology
1,912 / 44,810
Mathematics
1,869 / 45,541
Nutrition and Food Science
1,807 / 57,022
Law
1,795 / 42,580
Chemical Engineering
1,671 / 50,478
Pathology
1,667 / 47,738
Statistics
1,659 / 37,322
Forestry
1,649 / 50,241
Economics
1,597 / 34,362
Metallurgical Engineering
1,553 / 49,769
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
1,382 / 38,978
Geotechnical Engineering
1,375 / 30,029
Optical Engineering
1,342 / 32,560

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 25 91
1991 15 83
1992 18 106
1993 23 144
1994 16 120
1995 29 184
1996 34 248
1997 46 242
1998 65 286
1999 59 403
2000 74 510
2001 83 734
2002 102 851
2003 121 1103
2004 206 1508
2005 267 2043
2006 354 2872
2007 392 4040
2008 423 5174
2009 528 6735
2010 554 8379
2011 665 10828
2012 713 13895
2013 835 16619
2014 906 19894
2015 1003 22946
2016 1031 25201
2017 1075 29258
2018 1267 32912
2019 1256 39213
2020 1417 51546
2021 1616 68558
2022 1359 68026
Academic rankings

Tuition

Local studetns EU students: 363,36 per semester (EUR)

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design No No No
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business No No No
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science No Yes Yes
Economics No No No
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences No No No
Mathematics No No No
Medicine No No No
Physics No No No
Psychology No No No
Bachelor's Degree Agriculture, Biotechnology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Forestry, Landscape Architecture, Natural Resources, Wood Technology
Master's Degree Agricultural Economics, Agriculture, Biotechnology, Botany, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Food Science, Forest Biology, Forestry, Landscape Architecture, Limnology, Mountain Studies, Natural Resources, Technology, Traditional and Complementary Medicine and Therapy, Water Management, Wildlife, Wood Technology
Doctor of Philosophy Biological and Life Sciences, Economics, Nanotechnology, Natural Resources, Social Sciences, Technology

University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna alumni

  1. Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein

    Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1906-1989 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    politicianforestry scientist
    Biography

    Franz Joseph II was the reigning Prince of Liechtenstein from 25 July 1938 until his death in November 1989.

  2. Clemens Arvay

    Clemens Arvay
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1980-2023 (aged 43)
    Occupations
    non-fiction writerbiologistvideo bloggerjournalistYouTuber
    Biography

    Clemens Georg Arvay was an Austrian author of nonfiction books with an emphasis on health ecology. In particular, his controversial conclusions about the relationship between the benefit and risk of the corona vaccines attracted media attention.

  3. Leopold Figl

    Leopold Figl
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1902-1965 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Leopold Figl was an Austrian politician of the Austrian People's Party (Christian Democrats) and the first Federal Chancellor after World War II. He was also the youngest Federal Chancellor of Austria after the war before Sebastian Kurz.

  4. Erwin Pröll

    Erwin Pröll
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1946-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Erwin Pröll, is an Austrian conservative politician (ÖVP). From 1992 to 2017, he was the Governor of Lower Austria.

All 15 notable alumni

University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna faculties and divisions

Centre : Agricultural Sciences Agriculture
Centre : Bio-ressources and Technology Natural Resources, Technology
Centre : BOKU Network for Bioconversion of Renewables Natural Resources
Centre : Development Research Development Studies
Centre : Global Change and Sustainability Environmental Studies
Centre : Vienna Institute of BioTechnology Biotechnology
Department/Division : Agrobiotechnology (IFA-Tulln) Agriculture, Biotechnology
Department/Division : Applied Genetics and Cell Biology Cell Biology, Genetics
Department/Division : Applied Plant Sciences and Plant Biotechnology Biotechnology, Horticulture, Plant and Crop Protection
Department/Division : Biotechnology Biotechnology
Department/Division : Chemistry Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Natural Resources, Organic Chemistry
Department/Division : Civil Engineering and Natural Hazards Civil Engineering
Department/Division : Crop sciences Agriculture, Agronomy, Plant and Crop Protection, Vegetable Production, Viticulture
Department/Division : Economics and Social Sciences Economics, Social Sciences
Department/Division : Food Science and Technology Biotechnology, Food Science, Food Technology
Department/Division : Forest and Soil Sciences Forest Products, Forestry, Natural Resources, Water Management, Wildlife, Wood Technology
Department/Division : Integrative Biology and Biodiversity Research Botany, Mathematics, Wildlife, Zoology
Department/Division : Landscape, Spatial and Infrastructure Science Bioengineering, Design, Landscape Architecture, Regional Planning
Department/Division : Material Sciences and Process Engineering Materials Engineering
Department/Division : Nanobiotechnology Biotechnology, Nanotechnology
Department/Division : Sustainable Agricultural Systems Agriculture, Botany, Plant and Crop Protection, Soil Science, Zoology
Department/Division : Water, Atmosphere and Environment Civil Engineering, Transport Management, Waste Management, Water Management

General information

Alternative names BOKU
Universität für Bodenkultur Wien
Founded 1872
Accreditation Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (Agentur für Qualitätssicherung und Akkreditierung Austria – AQ)
Motto Universität des Lebens
University of Life
Colors green

Location and contacts

Address Gregor-Mendel-Strasse 33
Wien, Vienna, 1180
Austria
City population 1,973,000

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