Vienna, 30 June – 4 July 2014

The First Study Visit under the TEMPUS – QANTUS project was made to the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (Vienna, Austria) and held on the premises of the Department for Water, Atmosphere and Environment, Institute for Hydraulics and Rural Water Managementin the period of 30 June 04 July 2014




Viktor P. Karpenko, Uman National University of Horticulture

Viktor V. Bortniak, Odessa National Maritime Academy

Аngelina V. Chugai, Odessa State Environmental University

Yuliya V. Rybalko, National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine

Kateryna B. Utkina, V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University

Тetyana M. Dyman, Bila Tserkva National Agrarian University

Bohdan V. Krektun, Lviv National Agrarian University


PROGRAMME of the visit

REPORT on the Results


Key Presentations of University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences


Josef Glössl University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

Willibald Loiskandl BOKU Experiences with Implementation of Bologna Process

Thomas GuggenbergerQuality Management at BOKU

Hubert Holzmann Education and Programs

Katrin Hasenhündl Center for International Relations

Alexandra Puchnyuk Institute of Waste Management

Herwig Waidbacher Departmentof Water, Atmosphere and Environment

Hubert Holzmann Institute of Water Management, Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering

Thomas Ertl Research at the Institute of Sanitary Engineering and Water Pollution Control

The issues which were considered during the visit:

– The National Qualifications Framework (NQF) in Austria

– The National Higher Education System in Austria (number of cycles, degrees, study periods and learning paths)

– The Organizational Structure of the Austrian University (BOKU)

– Quality Assurance at the University

– Qualifications of Higher Education and Graduation Documents in Austria (Higher Education – Qualifications awarding and Diploma issuance)

– Planning the Learning Outcomes in the area of Environmental Science

– Structure and content of the Study Programmes (cycles/degrees – Bachelor, Master, Doctor, etc.)

– Structure and content of the Study Courses

– ECTS implementation

– Access to learning / teaching materials (distance learning)

– Organisation of the study process (Forms of the Study, Academic calendar, Examinations)

– Carrying out trainings for lecturers and developers of Study Programmes (organisational forms)


Relevant presentations and useful links were provided


As a result of the academic visit the participants were awarded Certificates





Participants from Ukraine and EU                                                   Director of Department Water – Atmosphere – Environment, Prof. Willibald Loiskandl

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During the task meeting                                                                                                  The University building – the interior


39_2Laboratory of Soil Science                                                                                               Laboratory of Soil Science


69_1The University Library                                                                                                      The University Library


3-21_2Separate waste collection                                                                                                 Waste recycling plant


                                                                                              Participants in front of the University building