The Rector of University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU), Austria and delegation made a visit to Griffith University today to sign a renewal of the current student exchange agreement between Griffith University and BOKU.

The renewal of this agreement, signed by Professor Sarah Todd, Vice President (Global), Griffith University and Professor Martin Gerzabek, Rector, BOKU, will give students studying within areas such as Natural Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Geology and Soil Science the opportunity to spend time studying abroad.

Founded in 1872, BOKU is the only Austrian university offering Bachelor, Master and Doctoral studies in the areas of Agriculture, Bio-economy, Forestry and Wood Technology, Civil Engineering and Water Management, Food Science and Technology, Biotechnology, Nano-biotechnology, Landscape Architecture and Planning and is currently ranked 39th in the world in the 2016 QS World Ranking by Subject for its Agriculture and Forestry programs.