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Modul University Vienna

Impact Rankings 2022
Am Kahlenberg 1, 1190 Vienna, Austria

Modul University Vienna is an international university for business and economics, with a strong research focus on international management, service-related industries, tourism, sustainability, data science, and the design of information systems.

Here at MU Vienna, we combine a strong academic foundation with a commitment to sustainability, entrepreneurship, and innovation as the key drivers of long-term success.

We initiate and support internationalization, lifelong learning, equality, and social justice. In addition, the University styles itself as an integrated education institution that is seldom encountered at university level in Austria and Europe. This integrated educational approach is understood as an intertwining of decision-making competence on a professional level and personal development and represents a combination of methodical problem solving and social learning. 

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Why study at Modul University Vienna?

  • Innovative business university with a focus on globalization, sustainability, digital transformation & entrepreneurship with a strong legacy within tourism & hospitality research and education
  • Research driven and a career-oriented approach leads to high employability after graduation
  • English-speaking campus from teaching to administration, student services to socialising
  • Diverse, international student population with over 77%* international student body.
  • Accredited by the Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ Austria) a member of the European National Quality Assurance Agency (ENQUA) and committed to quality assurance
  • Vienna is a modern, vibrant, and secure international student city and Mount ‘Kahlenberg’ is a unique study location
  • Small class sizes (Faculty to student ratio of 1:20)
  • Personalized student service and life-long community spirit as alumni


  • MU welcomes international students twice a year in two semester intakes, September (Fall) and February (Spring)

Why choose Vienna to study…

  • Vienna was selected as the “top city for quality of life” by Mercer Consulting from 2009-2019
  • Modern Student City - more that 1.7 million people living in Vienna
  • Cultural and historic landmarks in Vienna
  • Bicycle-friendly with 1,300km of bike lanes as well as excellent, affordable public transport
  • Nature is on your doorstep - more than 50% of the city is green space

Modul University Vienna offers the following programs for international students:

Foundation Business

  • Reach English requirement level for Undergraduate programs
  • Fundamentals of business administration
  • Develop topics such as Economics and Business Communication

Foundation Tech

  • Develop your understanding of Mathematics and Calculus
  • Improve your level of English
  • Prepare yourself for Computer Programming

Undergraduate Programs

At Modul University, we expose all our bachelor students to both classic and current management theories and tools, as well as ethical issues in business administration, information management, fundamentals of financial management, business law and communication, whether this be academic writing or presenting your ideas.

BSc in Applied Data Science

  • 3-year program / 6 semesters
  • Gain professional experience with MU’s mandatory capstone project (internship)
  • Develop data-driven and theoretical knowledge and learn how to apply this in the fields of business and service-related industry for a full 360-degree study experience
  • Hands-on learning experience with varied teaching methods and a strong focus on practical learning.
  • Career opportunities in business intelligence, market analysis, artificial intelligence, data engineering and consultancy

BSc in International Management

  • 3-year or 3.5-year program - choose with Professional Experience for a guided study-related 6-month internship to extend the 3-year program
  • Prepare to overcome modern managerial challenges with a well-rounded curriculum of management through an international lens
  • Reproduce real-world experiences through start-up simulations and understand consequences to key business decisions.
  • Choose a specialization and personalize your studies and interest in your final year.
    • Business Psychology
    • International Marketing
    • Entrepreneurship and Leadership
    • Advanced International Management

BBA in Tourism and Hospitality Management

  • Start studying in tourism and hospitality, preparing for the industry’s bounce back
  • 3-year program / 6 semesters
  • 5-6 month internship included within study program in semester 4 (end of year 2)
  • Use your 3rd study year to specialize in either Tourism and Event Management or Hotel Management

BBA in Tourism, Hotel Management and Operations

  • 4-year program / 8 semesters
  • Dive into the hospitality industry and kickstart your career from day one, first semester includes courses in Food & Beverage Management, Restaurant & Service Management, Culinary Theory and Hotel Business Simulation.
  • Spend 5-6 months interning with one of our industry partners to gain real-world experience.

Graduate Programs

All our MSc programs consist of 2 years (4 semesters) and propel MU post-graduate students’ career opportunities. Vienna is an excellent central European city to begin your career with a vast variety of international company headquarters, as well as the United Nations.

Our MSc programs and MBA come with the opportunity for you to specialize your studies further with one of the following topics:

  • Digital Marketing
  • Sustainable Management and Governance
  • Real Estate Management
  • Tourism and Services Management
  • Innovation & Experience Design for Tourism
  • Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Leadership

MSc in Management

  • You will gain a comprehensive understanding of how information technology and innovation are shaping the world, preparing you for the challenges of the future.
  • Multi-disciplinary curriculum from research methods, in-depth analytical approaches, and field-specific content

MSc in International Tourism Management

  • Do you want to create memorable experiences for tourists while balancing economic, environmental, and social interests?
  • Engage with cutting-edge topics such as experience design, the sharing economy, smart cities, innovation in recommender systems and online booking platforms, as well as virtual reality-enhanced tourism experiences.

MSc in Sustainability Management, Development and Policy

  • Ideal program for a new generation of professionals who will confidently respond to future global sustainability challenges.
  • Guided by expert faculty, you will learn how effective implementation of sustainability strategies will help to overcome societal, economic, and environmental challenges.


  • Delivered as a stimulating interactive seminar program tailor-made for working professionals wanting to advance their careers. Conducted by industry experts and internationally recognized scholars both from MU and abroad.
  • Advance your knowledge in core business disciplines including human resource management, organizational behavior, accounting and finance, marketing, operations, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

Doctorate Program

  • 4-year, full-time PhD program preparing candidates for making innovative scientific research contributions to industry-related concentrations such as information systems, marketing, sustainable development, public governance, service management, tourism, leisure science and environmental psychology.

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