WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)

Last updated on June 5th, 2019

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Location: Welthandelspl. 1, 1020 Wien, Austria

Campus: The realization of a new WU campus represents an important step in the university’s development, and a further milestone toward reaching its goal of further improving its top position among European business schools

RANKING: 13th FT Ranking

Faculty: The program’s faculty, all active researchers, will expose students not only to the traditional tools and theories of the trade, but also to cutting-edge research, challenging them to come up with new ways of conceptualizing international management-related issues.

Programs: English-Language Master Programs, Economics, Information Systems
International Management/CEMS, Marketing

Curriculum: The Master in International Management/CEMS is an exclusive international management program which combines two degrees into one 24-​months program – WU’s MSc and the CEMS MIM. The program will provide you with the know-​how and skills to succeed in a global business environment and to become a multicultural as well as multilingual leader. ECTS: 120 (master thesis: 20 ECTS).Mode of study: full-time Program duration: 4 semesters

Application requirements: Online Application: The first step in the admission process is the online application. candidates need to fulfil the following requirements: › A relevant bachelor degree or other equivalent degree program (The program must be worth at least 180 ECTS credits, at least 60 ECTS credits must be from the field of business administration) › Proficiency in English and a second language, as well as basic skills in a third language › The GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) is mandatory for all applicants (WU students excluded). Selection Interviews: Students that are formally qualified and meet the program’s standards will be shortlisted for interviews. At the interviews, the following criteria are assessed: Intellectual potential & knowledge › Intellectual potential › Academic excellence › Prior knowledge in the business field Attitude & soft skills › Desire to achieve › Interpersonal skills › Integrity › Critical thinking › Motivation International orientation › Language skills › Cultural openness and cross-cultural aptitude

Fee/Expenses: SCHOLARSHIPS, AIDS: FEES: No tuition fees apply for EU citizens during the standard duration of their program (plus two extra semesters). All those exceeding the standard duration, however, are required to pay a tuition fee of approximately €360 per semester. Non-EU students are required to pay €726. Under certain circumstances, the same regulations that apply to EU citizens can apply to non-EU students as well.

Admission statistics: Start Every winter semester, Enrolment period for the winter semester 2019/20 (July 8, 2019 – September 17, 2019) capacity per academic year: Up to 80

Career development: WU’s degree programs open up a wide range of attractive career prospects, which is reflected in the diverse careers chosen by our graduates. And WU itself is an attractive employer, offering both academic and non-academic jobs. Every year, over 2,500 jobs are posted on the employment platform run by their career centre.85% of use the services of The WU ZBP Career Center the biggest university career center in Austria.

Jobs after the Course/employer: A.P. Moller – Maersk › A.T. Kearney › ABB › Arçelik › Arla Foods › Astra Zeneca PLC, KONE › Kowa Company, Ltd › L‘Oréal › Lawson, Inc › Longshine Technology.

Salaries: 71,005 (USD)

Alumni: https://www.linkedin.com/school/wu-wirtschaftsuniversit%C3%A4t-wien-/?originalSubdomain=in

NOTABLE ALUMNI: Thomas Klestil (1932–2004), Austrian President (1992–2004),Franz Vranitzky (1937–), Austrian Chancellor (1986–1997),Ferdinand Lacina (1942–), Austrian Finance Minister (1986–1995)

How many nationalities: 23.000 students originating from 110 countries
How many women candidates: 50%

NOTE: https://www.wu.ac.at/fileadmin/wu/h/structure/about/publications/aktuelle_Brosch%C3%BCren/MSc-CEMS.pdf