WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) : Rankings, Fees & Courses Details | Top Universities
WU Campus, Vienna Austria
    • ScholarshipsYes
    • Tuition Fee364-727 EUR
    • Exam TypeIELTS,TOEFL,GMAT
    • Score7,100,500

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    About Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) 

    WU is a renowned public university of business and economics in Vienna, Austria. WU has an international outlook and is actively working to live up to its social responsibility as an educational institution for the leaders of tomorrow.


    WHAT SETS WU APART

    If you decide to study at WU, you will not only receive an academically well-founded and high quality education, but also the qualifications and preparation you need to take on responsibility in business and society. WU students acquire the diverse skill set they need to help face the economic, social, legal, and ecological challenges of our time.


    3 ACCREDITATIONS: EQUIS, AACSB, AND AMBA
    WU’s high quality standards are confirmed by its triple international accreditation by EQUIS1), AACSB2), and AMBA3), the three leading international accreditation providers for business and economics universities. Fewer than 1% of universities worldwide can claim the triple accreditation. WU is one of only six universities in the German-speaking world to belong to this exclusive group of schools.


    FINANCIAL TIMES EUROPEAN BUSINESS SCHOOL RANKING
    In the most recent Financial Times European Business School Ranking, WU placed 34th out of 90 leading European business schools ranked this year. WU has moved up 7 places from last year, scoring one of its best results ever since its inclusion in this ranking.


    EXCELLENT RESEARCH AND RESEARCH-LED TEACHING

    WU is home to researchers who rank among the best in their disciplines. Our students benefit from WU’s research activities as well, because the courses taught at WU draw on the latest research findings to ensure that the knowledge and skills WU teaches its students are cutting-edge and up-to-date.


    WU EMBRACES INNOVATION
    Innovation has a long tradition at WU. WU is a university that not only recognizes current trends, but embraces them early on. Recent innovations at WU include the establishment of the Research Institute for Cryptoeconomics. This new area of research focuses on blockchain technologies, digitalization, and the future of the internet.


    100 COUNTRIES: AN INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENT
    Vienna attracts a highly international student body, and WU is home to 23,000 students from over 100 countries. WU also boasts a highly international faculty. As a student, you benefit from the comprehensive experience our teachers have gained at prestigious universities all over the world. All of this contributes to the highly international environment WU has to offer.


    240 PARTNER UNIVERSITIES: A GLOBAL NETWORK
    Are you interested in spending a semester abroad in, say, London or Shanghai? WU’s network of about 240 partner universities around the globe offers our bachelor’s students exchange opportunities at Europe’s most-renowned universities, like Copenhagen Business School or Bocconi University, as well as high-profile schools in Asia, Australia, and North and South America.


    CAREER SUPPORT
    WU’s ZBP Career Center provides advisory and support services to students to help them find attractive employment and to support their career development even before they graduate. Every year, the Career Center posts over 2,000 job advertisements. It serves as a reliable point of contact that will assist you with your first step towards your dream career. With the establishment of the WU Entrepreneurship Center, WU has recently been placing special emphasis on startups and the attractive career opportunities available to entrepreneurs. The establishment of the center demonstrates clearly that WU recognizes innovation and entrepreneurial thinking as key skills for the future. The WU Entrepreneurship Center is the university’s hub for all students interested in starting their own business.


    A LONG-TERM CONNECTION
    Alumni are an important part of the WU community. Through an international network with hubs around the world, networking events, panel discussions, and a direct line to your alma mater – alumni stay in touch with WU for a lifetime.


    STUDYING IN VIENNA
    For many years, Vienna has owned the top spot in the quality of living ranking issued by the international consulting firm Mercer. Last year, Vienna was also number 1 in the “Best Cities for Startups” ranking, and this year it has topped the “World’s 10 Greenest Cities” ranking. Campus WU is located at the heart of Vienna and boasts modern architecture, many communicative areas for exchanging ideas, and a variety of places to eat out. The unique, colorful campus grounds are almost a little city unto itself. With these advantages, WU draws a lot of attention internationally. 

    TUITION FEES

    The tuition fees for EU citizens are € 363,36 per semester and € 726,72 per semester for Non-EU and Non-EEA citizens.


    WU ONLINE DAYS 2021

    If you are interested in studying at WU Vienna and would like to get more information on the 3 bachelor programs or the 8 English-Language and 7 German-Language master programs, you are invited to visit our online event WU Bachelor's Day (wu.at/bachelorsday) an November 23, 2021 and WU Master's Day a day later on November 24, 2021. You will have the opportunity to attend online live sessions and chat with program directors and managers. You can find more information on WU Master's Day here: wu.at/mastersday.

    We have a playlist of videos about student life at WU Vienna. You can find it on our Youtube channel.

    About

    About Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) 

    WU is a renowned public university of business and economics in Vienna, Austria. WU has an international outlook and is actively working to live up to its social responsibility as an educational institution for the leaders of tomorrow.


    WHAT SETS WU APART

    If you decide to study at WU, you will not only receive an academically well-founded and high quality education, but also the qualifications and preparation you need to take on responsibility in business and society. WU students acquire the diverse skill set they need to help face the economic, social, legal, and ecological challenges of our time.


    3 ACCREDITATIONS: EQUIS, AACSB, AND AMBA
    WU’s high quality standards are confirmed by its triple international accreditation by EQUIS1), AACSB2), and AMBA3), the three leading international accreditation providers for business and economics universities. Fewer than 1% of universities worldwide can claim the triple accreditation. WU is one of only six universities in the German-speaking world to belong to this exclusive group of schools.


    FINANCIAL TIMES EUROPEAN BUSINESS SCHOOL RANKING
    In the most recent Financial Times European Business School Ranking, WU placed 34th out of 90 leading European business schools ranked this year. WU has moved up 7 places from last year, scoring one of its best results ever since its inclusion in this ranking.


    EXCELLENT RESEARCH AND RESEARCH-LED TEACHING

    WU is home to researchers who rank among the best in their disciplines. Our students benefit from WU’s research activities as well, because the courses taught at WU draw on the latest research findings to ensure that the knowledge and skills WU teaches its students are cutting-edge and up-to-date.


    WU EMBRACES INNOVATION
    Innovation has a long tradition at WU. WU is a university that not only recognizes current trends, but embraces them early on. Recent innovations at WU include the establishment of the Research Institute for Cryptoeconomics. This new area of research focuses on blockchain technologies, digitalization, and the future of the internet.


    100 COUNTRIES: AN INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENT
    Vienna attracts a highly international student body, and WU is home to 23,000 students from over 100 countries. WU also boasts a highly international faculty. As a student, you benefit from the comprehensive experience our teachers have gained at prestigious universities all over the world. All of this contributes to the highly international environment WU has to offer.


    240 PARTNER UNIVERSITIES: A GLOBAL NETWORK
    Are you interested in spending a semester abroad in, say, London or Shanghai? WU’s network of about 240 partner universities around the globe offers our bachelor’s students exchange opportunities at Europe’s most-renowned universities, like Copenhagen Business School or Bocconi University, as well as high-profile schools in Asia, Australia, and North and South America.


    CAREER SUPPORT
    WU’s ZBP Career Center provides advisory and support services to students to help them find attractive employment and to support their career development even before they graduate. Every year, the Career Center posts over 2,000 job advertisements. It serves as a reliable point of contact that will assist you with your first step towards your dream career. With the establishment of the WU Entrepreneurship Center, WU has recently been placing special emphasis on startups and the attractive career opportunities available to entrepreneurs. The establishment of the center demonstrates clearly that WU recognizes innovation and entrepreneurial thinking as key skills for the future. The WU Entrepreneurship Center is the university’s hub for all students interested in starting their own business.


    A LONG-TERM CONNECTION
    Alumni are an important part of the WU community. Through an international network with hubs around the world, networking events, panel discussions, and a direct line to your alma mater – alumni stay in touch with WU for a lifetime.


    STUDYING IN VIENNA
    For many years, Vienna has owned the top spot in the quality of living ranking issued by the international consulting firm Mercer. Last year, Vienna was also number 1 in the “Best Cities for Startups” ranking, and this year it has topped the “World’s 10 Greenest Cities” ranking. Campus WU is located at the heart of Vienna and boasts modern architecture, many communicative areas for exchanging ideas, and a variety of places to eat out. The unique, colorful campus grounds are almost a little city unto itself. With these advantages, WU draws a lot of attention internationally. 

    TUITION FEES

    The tuition fees for EU citizens are € 363,36 per semester and € 726,72 per semester for Non-EU and Non-EEA citizens.


    WU ONLINE DAYS 2021

    If you are interested in studying at WU Vienna and would like to get more information on the 3 bachelor programs or the 8 English-Language and 7 German-Language master programs, you are invited to visit our online event WU Bachelor's Day (wu.at/bachelorsday) an November 23, 2021 and WU Master's Day a day later on November 24, 2021. You will have the opportunity to attend online live sessions and chat with program directors and managers. You can find more information on WU Master's Day here: wu.at/mastersday.

    We have a playlist of videos about student life at WU Vienna. You can find it on our Youtube channel.

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    University highlights

    WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) is one of the top universities in Vienna, Austria. It is ranked #N/A in QS Global World Rankings 2014.

    QS WUR Ranking By Subject

    • 2013
      #101-150
    • 2013
      #101-150
    • 2014
      #51-100
    • 2014
      #51-100
    • 2015
      #=36
    • 2015
      #51-100
    • 2015
      #101-150
    • 2015
      #301-400
    • 2016
      #101-150
    • 2016
      #351-400
    • 2016
      #151-200
    • 2016
      #51-100
    • 2016
      #=45
    • 2017
      #101-150
    • 2017
      #=204
    • 2017
      #401-450
    • 2017
      #251-300
    • 2017
      #101-150
    • 2017
      #51-100
    • 2018
      #251-300
    • 2018
      #401-450
    • 2018
      #=160
    • 2018
      #101-150
    • 2018
      #101-150
    • 2018
      #51-100
    • 2019
      #38
    • 2019
      #201-250
    • 2019
      #401-450
    • 2019
      #=134
    • 2019
      #101-150
    • 2019
      #101-150
    • 2020
      #101-150
    • 2020
      #101-150
    • 2020
      #37
    • 2020
      #151-200
    • 2020
      #401-450
    • 2021
      #108
    • 2021
      #42
    • 2021
      #110
    • 2021
      #351-400
    • 2021
      #151-200
    • 2021
      #91

    Ranking criteria

    77.9
    Overall
    82.3
    Academic Reputation
    65.1
    Employer Reputation
    89.8
    H-index Citations
    82.2
    Citations per Paper

    Scholarships

    Yes
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