24 months
1454 EUR/year
728 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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You’d like to develop digital business concepts or even start and manage your own business? With the Digital Economy MSc from WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), you can become an expert on the latest digital developments. Learn how to apply digital business models and solutions and become a leading player in innovation.


Key facts

In your first year, you gain an in-depth understanding of how the markets for digital products und businesses work. How are digital companies set up? How do digital business models work? And how are new information systems designed and prototyped? You will learn to develop strategies for digital enterprises and create digital value for society.

In your second year, you have the opportunity to specialize by choosing from various projects and electives. You can choose between a research lab (the foundation for an academic career path) or an industry lab (in cooperation with our corporate partners) and kick off your career as a digital innovator.

You can broaden your horizons by going abroad and studying at one of WU’s 130 partner universities.

5 reasons to study Digital Economy at WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)

  • Focus on the growing digital market
  • A deep understanding of digital transformation
  • Interdisciplinary structure
  • Global research leader in cryptoeconomics
  • Excellent job prospects

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Markets and Strategies
  • IT Governance, Risk and Control
  • Marketing and Innovation
  • Business Process Management
  • Value Based Engineering
  • System Development and Operations
  • Business Project
  • Transformative Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

Relevant Bachelor's program or other equivalent degree program (worth at least 180 ECTS credits). The Bachelor programs in Business and Economics (BBE), Business Law (BAWIRE) and Business, Economics and Social Sciences (BAWISO) at Vienna University of Economics and Business are considered relevant    

If you apply with an equivalent degree program, examinations have to be taken in the following subjects:

  • Business Administration and/or economics worth a minimum of 24 ECTS credits AND

  • Information systems and/or computer science and/or mathematics and/or statistics worth a minimum of 16 ECTS credits

Valid GMAT (official or unofficial GMAT score report) OR

Valid Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) OR

At least two letters of recommendation written by a course teacher, an advisor or supervisor of an academic thesis. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1454 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 727 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    728 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 364 EUR per semester during 24 months.

The standard tuition fee is € 363.36 per semester. The tuition fee for Non-EU and Non-EEA Citizens is € 726.72 per semester. 

Living costs for Vienna

861 - 1331 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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