Modul University Vienna

Modul University Vienna

Founded in 1908, Modul stands for more than 100 years of excellence in education. Modul School Vienna is a tourism school with the longest tradition in tourism and hospitality education worldwide. Modul University Vienna offers cutting-edge education in the areas of international management, new media technology, public governance, sustainable development, and tourism and hospitality management.

Top reasons to study here

  • Modul University Vienna is considered as Austria's leading international private university with respected faculty members and researchers.
  • Study at an european university and benefit from small class sizes, personal support and an international community. All programs are delivered in English.
  • It is located in beautiful Vienna, the world's number one city for quality of living.

Pre-Bachelor's programmes

Humanities (1)



Founded in 1908, MODUL College was the vocational training school with the longest tradition in tourism and hospitality education worldwide. Seeing the need in higher education in the constantly growing tourism and hospitality sector, Modul University Vienna was accredited by AQ for the first time in 2007.


  • Modul University offers two BBA and one BSc programs with different study specializations. All our bachelor programs share a common body of covering fundamentals of management and business administration, such as financial management, human resources, marketing, information technology and economics as well as communication and personal development courses to improve presentation skills and academic writing, and boost communication abilities. 
  • Design your own Master Program to stand out and be valuable for future employers. Modul University offers three full-time Master of Science (MSc) programs conducted entirely in English. 
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) 
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


Student research activities are primarily expressed by the thesis, which is a document submitted in support of candidature for an academic degree. The thesis represents one of the most important achievements of the student’s entire study experience. By formulating the thesis, the student demonstrates that he/she has understood important theoretical contexts and methods and is capable of dealing with theoretical knowledge in a practical manner. Bachelor, Master, or Doctoral thesis (‘dissertation’) differ in breadth, depth, and size. 


The Modul Career Team at Modul University Vienna is here to provide our students and alumni with a variety of useful and professional career services spanning from continuing education to helping students and alumni with their career as well as keep in touch with the university and fellow alumni.

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Student services

The Student Service & Career Center (SSCC) aims to enhance the student experience at Modul University Vienna by providing a wide range of support services for all students in a warm and welcoming environment.

Further MU offers personal career support to help you find a job during and after your studies. Also the Alumni Services aim to build a global community and network.

Housing services

  • The Student Hotel
  • The Fizz Brigittenau
  • Viennabase 19
  • Booking Private Accommodation

Library services

  • EBSCOhost (business database BSP - partly with fulltext)
  • ScienceDirect (e-journal plattform, about 500 journals subscribed)
  • Statista (business data plattform)
  • UNWTO e-library (World Tourism Organization publications in fulltext)
  • SAGE journals: Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, Journal of Travel Research, Tourism Economics

ICT services

 fast free Wi-Fi

Medical services

MU offers counseling for enrolled students.

Student Life

Campus life

On behalf of the City of Vienna, Viennabase offers students from all over the world 1,600 attractive residential units - from single rooms to private mini-apartments - in four buildings. Our philosophy is high quality at low prices. For many years we have made sure that our homes are comfortable, clean, safe and inexpensive. Everyone should feel at home and live in good community. That is why we support people living together and getting to know the City of Vienna via analog and digital channels, such as newcomer evenings, special offers or Instagram stories.

Sports facilities


Student clubs

  • Chess Club
  • Culinary & Culture Club
  • Digital Media Club
  • Entrepreneur Club
  • Get Moving Club
  • Help the Animals Club
  • News Club
  • Movie Club
  • Music Club
  • Basketball Club
  • Hotel Club
  • Running Club
  • Social Club
  • Tennis Club
  • Wine Society
  • Yoga Club


  • AQ Austria
  • United Nations World Tourism Organisation
  • AMBA Development Network

Student Reviews

I’m a hospitality student who has 2 HD’s and 1 D in the first semester in the diploma and i am glad to study in austria
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I would like to join the university and i have not studied at this university

Amazing Academic Journey
Provided by U-Multirank rated 5 out of 5 stars

The lecturers are always willing to help and advise students in whatever they need regarding the assessments. The topics and modules are all interesting and vary throughout each academic year to give you plenty of variety. Small seminar classes for more involvement. The lecturers get students involved and don't just talk, they get students to talk and get involved too.

Provided by U-Multirank rated 4 out of 5 stars

Very good university. Very nice and kind staff. The teachers are very professional and helpful. The campus is cosy and big enough to support our studies and student numbers.

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