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WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)

Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Wien Vienna,
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Postgraduate Overview

15 Master’s Programs for your Future Career The Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) is not only located in the city with the highest quality of living worldwide, it is also the largest university of its kind in Europe. Over 23,000 students from 110 countries are currently studying at WU and preparing themselves for a successful career in business or academics. A total of 15 master’s programs are available at WU.

Internationally Accredited and in High Demand WU is Austria’s largest business university, and also currently the only AACSB- and EQUIS-accredited university in the country. These prestigious accreditations are awarded to schools with outstanding research output, excellent connections to the business community, and an international outlook. WU’s 140 partner universities around the world, including schools like the Copenhagen Business School, University of St. Gallen, Nanyang University in Singapore, and the University of Michigan are proof of its high level of internationalism at the master's programs. A variety of double-degree program options are available, and thousands of incoming and outgoing exchange students keep WU’s international spirit going strong.

Austria’s Most Modern Campus In the fall of 2013, WU moved from its previous location in Vienna’s 9th district to a brand new campus near the Vienna exhibition hall and Prater Park. The new site is roughly 100,000 m2 in size and offers a comprehensive, convenient infrastructure. Campus WU’s seven impressive building complexes were designed by renowned architects from around the world and house classrooms and auditoriums equipped with state-of-the-art teaching and learning technology, numerous project rooms for group work, independent study areas, and comfortable lounges for students, faculty, and staff. The campus has also received several awards for sustainable construction.

CEMS School of the year 2020 WU has been awarded CEMS School of the year for the second time since 2015 in recognition of its commitment to the network and the outstanding quality of the WU Master’s in International Management/CEMS (MIM) program. Please note that the last application deadline for your study start in 2021/22 for CEMS will be on January 8, 2021.

Master’s Programs at WU Vienna In addition to its three bachelor’s programs and numerous executive education programs for professionals, WU offers a total of 15 master’s programs, eight of which are taught entirely in English. All programs start in the fall, with the exception of Business Law, which can also be started in the spring semester.

Application deadlines Three so-called "priority deadlines" have been set for the 2021/22 application and selection proceedings. The first deadline was October 8, the second deadline (last deadline to apply for CEMS) on January 8, 2021. The 3rd and last application deadline for all other English-Language Master's Programs is on March 8, 2021.

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WU Master's Day 2020

If you are interested in studying at WU Vienna and would like to get more information on the 8 English-Language and 7 German-Language programs, you are invited to re-attend our online event WU Master's Day which took place on November 4. You have the opportunity to re-watch online sessions and read the chats. Please find more information here: wu.at/mastersday.

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