WELCOME TO WU!
When you decide to study at WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), you´re choosing not only the largest, but also one of the most reputable and well-known universities of economics and business in Europe. WU´s EQUIS accreditation, a seal of quality granted to only about 100 universities worldwide, is one of the most important WU quality indicators, in addition to numerous excellent international rankings, such as the FT ranking, placing WU and its degree programs among the very best universities in its field.
WU has over 26,000 students benefiting from WU´s outstanding faculty and its wide selection of degree programs at the bachelor, master and PhD/doctoral levels. Internationally-oriented programs, some of them taught entirely in English, are attracting an increasing number of international students to WU. Currently, one out of every four WU students is from outside Austria. Numerous services are available to help international students get their bearings here in Vienna.
The WU faculty is made up of 11 academic Departments and 14 interdisciplinary Research Institutes. Strategic emphasis is placed on research in finance, business law, and Central and Eastern Europe, the latter especially through the Competence Center for CEE. WU is well-known for its unique entrepreneurial and collaborative culture, and its truly international spirit. WU professors play key roles as innovators and peers in a variety of scientific communities.
Internationalization has always been one of WU’s strongest assets. As a member of numerous international networks such as CEMS and PIM, WU has access to high-profile international partners for collaboration on different levels and topics. WU also hosts the Vienna Graduate School of Finance and its excellent, internationally-oriented PhD program.
Studying at WU also means studying at the heart of Europe in one of the world´s safest and most beautiful cities. Vienna, a city perfectly balanced between tradition and the cutting edge, is sure to provide you with numerous opportunities to continue your education both in and outside the classroom.
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