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BOKU campus Muthgasse
BOKU campuses

BOKU has 3 campuses.

The main campuses – Türkenschanze and Muthgasse – are located in the 18th and 19th districts of Vienna. It takes you approximately 25 minutes by bus or 15 minutes by bicycle to go from one campus to the other. At both locations you can find numerous university buildings and each of them is named after a famous scientist: Gregor Mendel Haus, Wilhelm Exner Haus, Franz Schwackhöfer Haus, Adolf von Guttenberg Haus, Oskar Simony Haus and Armin Szilvinyi Haus.
Depending on your study programme, your attendance will be concentrated in one location/building or another. The third main campus is the UFT Tulln.

BOKU Muthgasse:

The campus is situated in the 19th district (U4 metro station “Heiligenstadt”). There you can mainly find institutions which belong to the faculties of chemistry, biotechnology, food sciences, plant sciences and water economics. You can also find BOKU’s biggest lecture hall there; including several seminar rooms, Mensa, a cafeteria, Facultas shop (selling lecture notes, learning aids, stationery and books), EDV-Rooms and the Students’ Union lounge.

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Student Residence BOKU

BOKU can provide accommodation for all international students just nearby the campus. It is managed by an external institution.

Student halls of residence are an easy option when moving to a new city; they’re also a great way to quickly make friends and new contacts.
The easiest way to book a room in a student hall of residence is to use the OeAD service. Booking is made in April/May for next academic year.

The private market for accommodation is easily accessible and safe.

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Transport in Vienna

Vienna has a dense network of public transport. Its 161 lines – underground, tram, bus – plus the suburban railway (S-Bahn) can take you easily to any place in Vienna.
On the homepage of the Wiener Linien you can find timetables and route maps. AnachB is a very useful website for finding your way around Vienna and there is also the Wiener Linien smartphone app “WienMobil”. WienMobil shows realtime departures, available “car2go” cars and “Citybike” stations nearby.

Vienna is a great city for cycling. A to B helps to find the quickest route between two locations by bike and also shows the height profile of the routes.

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Last updated : March 28, 2023