University of Natural Resources and Life Science, Vienna (BOKU)
The University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), the Alma Mater Viridis, is a teaching and research center for renewable resources, which are necessary for human life. It is BOKU's objective to make a considerable contribution to the conservation and protection of resources for future generations by providing diversity in its fields of study. Connecting natural sciences, engineering and economic sciences, we wish to increase knowledge of the ecologically and economically sustainable use of natural resources to provide a harmoniously cultivated landscape. BOKU is committed to international benchmarking in research and teaching and to co-operations across regional and national boundaries and to initiate open-mindedness to new developments
Institute of Hydrobiology and Aquatic Ecosystem Management (IHG)
The Institute of Hydrobiology and Aquatic Ecosystem Management (IHG) is located in the 18th district of Vienna. Key areas of research at IHG deal with the functions, processes, and structures of aquatic ecosystems and their environment. Research and training focus on hydro-morphological dynamics, nutrient cycles, food chains, habitat demands, biodiversity, biotic interactions, aquaculture and fisheries as well as ecosystem management.