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WU Vienna University of Economics and Business

WU Vienna University of Economics and Business is located in the heart of Europe, in the capital of Austria. With about 23,000 students from 110 countries, WU is one of the largest universities for Business, Economics and Social Sciences in Europe. WU offers a wide range of studies and numerous possibilities for students to specialize in their individual field of interest. Twenty-seven specializations in the Bachelor’s program of Business, Economics and Social Sciences, a Bachelor’s program in Business Law and 15 Master’s programs (eight English-taught) educate students for their future careers in business and society, yet also in research. Two doctoral programs and three PhD programs enable students to pursue an international career in academia. The high quality of WU’s programs is not only proven by accreditations (AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS) and rankings (e.g. Financial Times, QS World University, Handelsblatt), but also by extraordinary employability of WU graduates. High-quality research, as key part of WU’s academic identity, forms the basis for WU's research-based teaching focus. WU faculty’s work is recognized by the international scientific community and covers a wide range of research areas in Business, Economics, and Law, while focusing on today’s social, ecological and economic challenges. Students at WU enjoy the surroundings of a new, student-centered campus, following the principles of sustainability and responsibility. The works of renowned architects combine style and usability, all embedded in the center of the city. A network of about 240 partner universities from all over the globe complement WU’s offers. Student services and multiple programs, like Mentoring@WU, ensure smooth access and progress at WU.


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This profile was updated on May 18, 2018.