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WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)

4.3 out of 5 (32 ratings / 28 reviews) Vienna, Austria
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.

Master's Programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



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


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.


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.


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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University Ranking

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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.


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

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Very great i learn lots of things

An excellent choice for everyone
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Overall, the experience has been very positive. The university has a beautiful modern campus with shops and cafes nearby or even directly on the campus. Furthermore, everything is basically at one place, making walking between classes quick and easy. For the staff, everyone was willing to help students with any relevant inquiries or issues they might have. For my smaller...

An ocean of opportunity with a grain of salt
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

I chose this university as it was the major best ranked business university in my country. The application and enrollment process was easy enough and there was no entrance exam (I believe there is one now though). The positive aspects of the university where definitly its stunning campus, location in the city with great public transport access and wide range of courses...

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