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Start of studies in the winter semester 2020!

You decided to go for BOKU? Hurray! Welcome!

We are the ÖH BOKU (Austrian University Students' Association) at BOKU and your legal interest representation. We answer questions, initiate projects, organize events, help you in emergencies and try to represent you as best as possible. Who are WE? We are volunteer students that commit themselves to work for the sake of their fellow students and we are looking forward to getting to know you!

The time of your life starts soon - the first semester tutorial (EST) is your first step into the university a day which you should definitely not miss.
The EST is always held in the first week of the semester - this year on Monday, September 28th 2020.

This year the registration will be online! More information will follow soon.

General information

You are an exchange / first time abroad / international student? There are special welcome days for you in English! More information can be found here:

Of course you are also invited to the first semester tutorial of ÖH BOKU, but this year a few dates are overlapping with the welcome days for international students.

What to expect from the first semester tutorial?

Despite the corona situation we try to offer as much program as possible, because it is our aim that you get to know colleagues at the beginning of your studies and learn everything you need to know at the beginning.

This year you will receive official welcome messages as an online video.

During the first week of the university, we also offer you a program in small groups under appropriate COVID-safety regulations. Here you can take part in guided campus tours and excursions and you have the opportunity to get to know your colleagues in person. The program is led by tutors - students in the higher semesters who are happy to help you with questions and tell you everything about your studies. For the tutorial groups you need to register. Registration will be done over BOKU learn courses (one for each field of studies).

Short step-by-step guide for registration to the programme:

Agricultural Sciences:
Forestry and Wood Management:
Civil Engineering and Water Management:
Landscape Architecture and Landscape Planning:
Food Science and Biotechnology:
Environmental- and Bioresource-Management:

  • login is required
  • click on “Self enrolment”

At the moment the courses are only German. If you need help with registering for a tutorial group just contact us at

In addition, we will also provide you with online presentations and lectures on students' rights and duties as well as training courses on the BOKU Online System. Further information will be available in the BOKUlearn courses.