WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)

WU is an international university that is very aware of its responsibility to society and the research community and acts conscientiously in all that it does. WU is all of us: the people that study here, teach, perform research, work in our administrative units, or are even just visiting our campus as guests or to attend one of our many public events.

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (1)
Social Sciences (1)

About

History

Open-mindedness and diversity were already among the university’s key values at WU’s founding in 1898. 

Education

WU's academic programs are characterized by the diversity and quality of the program portfolio, internationality, and close ties to the business community.

WU’s nearly 23,000 students benefit greatly from the diversity of our faculty of almost 720 researchers and teachers with expertise in fields ranging from business administration and economics to law, social sciences, and languages.

WU’s online teaching and learning platform LEARN pro­vides stu­dents with in­ter­ac­tive lessons, learn­ing ma­te­ri­als, per­son­al progress sta­tis­tics, important information about their cours­es, and a variety of com­mu­ni­ca­tion tools.

Research

Excellent research is another main cornerstone of WU’s mission. This includes not only strengthening WU’s profile as a research university, but also participating in public discourse with society and exchanging knowledge with all relevant stakeholders. Continuous work to strengthen and stimulate research is one of WU’s key priorities for the future.

Career

WU grad­u­ates are ide­al­ly equipped for pro­fes­sion­al chal­lenges and in high demand with employers. The WU ZBP Ca­reer Cen­ter pro­vides support for planning and launching a suc­cess­ful ca­reer.

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GSSA 2021

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2020
701
2019
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2018
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ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.

Student Life

Campus life

Campus WU is a unique, modern university complex with approximately 100,000m2 of floor space, offering students and faculty optimal conditions for teaching, learning, and research.

Accreditation

The high quality of its research and teaching is confirmed by three of the most renowned international accreditations - EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA.

Student Reviews

Ambitious
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Technical University of Sofia is very freindly for all students, I think it’ ll be better if proffesors were more ambitious about the classes

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Wu wien is such a wonderful university in the heart of Europe. Very rich experience for students who are seeking Learning.

Diverse & competitive
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I enjoyed studying at the WU because there are so many economics- and business-related courses to choose from. I was especially interested in ecological economics and found a lot of courses at the WU to pursue my interests. Unfortunately, my studies coincided with the Covid-19 outbreak and lockdowns so I didn't have too many opportunities to have a decent student life....

Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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