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MODUL University Vienna

3.9 out of 5 (21 ratings / 9 reviews) Vienna, Austria
Modul University Vienna is Austria’s leading international private university. With an interactive and practical teaching approach you look at international career opportunities after your degree. Modul University offers business-oriented education in an interpersonal community of international students and lecturers.



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.


The faculty members are highly respected experts within their local and international professional associations. 

Modul University Vienna stands for excellent academic and practical education to meet the needs of managerial decision-making in global business environments. Our graduates are able to tackle managerial questions built on recent research and attuned to future economy needs. 

The programs focus on innovative technology and sustainability-oriented courses and are tailored to students with ideas and career. 

Modul University Vienna offers education in the areas of international management, entrepreneurship, digital marketing, tourism, event & hotel management, and sustainable management.


The international experiences and global networks of faculty advance the university’s research. Since all programs offer research-driven curricula, MODUL University’s international faculty is engaged in innovative research which has developed substantially. The departments and their faculty focus on 18 different research foci, which form the basis for the research output presented here, consisting of almost 815 publications, one third thereof in peer-reviewed journals, 68 funded research projects, 625 conference contributions, thereof more than 160 invited presentations, and 32 major awards for academic excellence. 


Your career starts already during your study program. Internships are an excellent way to develop your professional skills and personal strengths while gaining first-hand insight into the industries and occupations you could pursue after graduation. With over 700 industry partners worldwide, our own Career Center will assist you in finding your dream job.

The vast majority of graduates start their career in Europe and start working within 6 months after graduation.  Depending on your program you can apply for positions in: Consulting, Airline industry, Tourism Organizations, Hotel and Resort Management or Marketing and Analytics

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Student services

  • At MU we provide a wide range of support services for all students in a warm and welcoming environment.
  • MODUL helps with: First point of contact for all student life inquiries (housing, visa, administration, event management), Academic tutoring (student-to-student tutoring financed by MU), Professional psychological counseling (referrals to external partners)
  • MODUL also supports with official documents needed by Austrian authorities like transcripts, confirmation of studies/enrollment and other university forms such as credit transfer or special consideration
  • Information about Student Exchange, Internships and career opportunities at our Career Center.

Housing services

  • Your home away from home

To live the full MU experience, many students live in dorm residences with private bedrooms and bathrooms and shared living space. There is no student residence on campus, instead, we cooperate with three local private student accommodation providers in prime locations. To make your transition into university life as smooth as possible, MU will help to ensure you have a reserved room before arriving in Vienna. See the accommodations in the city: WIHAST and BASE 19.

Library services

The library offers an extensive selection of books, academic journals, and online resources. The library is on campus and accessible at regular opening hours.

ICT services

The Information Systems Services (ISS) department is responsible for user support and the development and maintenance of the IT infrastructure and internal applications.Computers and Wifi is offered on campus.

Student Life

Campus life

The campus is located at beautiful mount Kahlenberg in the north of Vienna next to the vineyards and wild forests. The location makes it possible to do sports close to campus or simply enjoy the view in our terrace. All University buildings, incl. the canteen, are located there. It takes you about 35min by public transport to all popular city stores. 

Student clubs

MU students can easily join one of various student clubs. There are no additional fees or requirements to do so. Modul University Vienna encourages all students to participate in non-curricular activities and supports those. Join clubs such as Basketball Club, Football Club, Movie Club, Yoga Society, Wine Society and many more. To start a MU student club you have to register and be approved by the Student Service Center.


  • All study programs are accredited by the Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ), a member of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA)
  • Tourism programs are additionally accredited by tedQual, UNWTO, Themis

Student Reviews

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.

My university experience in Vienna
Provided by ESN rated 4 out of 5 stars

Modul university was my first choice. I really wanted to study in Vienna. The biggest advantage on my list of pros and cons was that it offered courses in English. From the first day on I have been very satisfied with my courses and atmosphere that I've been experiencing since then. The cultural environment on the campus is quite unique and rich as most of the students are...

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