25 years Austria's leading University of Applied Sciences for Management & Communications
FHWien der WKW, Austria’s leading university of applied sciences for management & communication, celebrates its 25th anniversary. Since 1994 it has produced around 11,000 graduates.
Study real business
Working in close contact with Austrian corporations, FHWien der WKW offers comprehensive and practice-oriented academic programs to over 2,800 Bachelor’s and Master’s students. The modern campus is located in the city center of Vienna and is easily reachable by public transport.
Close cooperation with business
Two thirds of our teaching staff have a background in business. Our programs are tailored to the needs of companies, optimally preparing our graduates for their future careers.
FHWien der WKW works closely with businesses on numerous projects. Our students must complete an internship, which helps them to put their acquired knowledge into practice.
We currently offer 18 Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs. The majority of the Bachelor’s programs are available either part-time or full-time, while all Master’s programs are offered on a part-time basis.
Our portfolio also includes 19 continuing education programs. These programs allow people with professional experience to gain an academic degree or to become an academic expert.
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In 2019 we are looking back on a quarter of a century of committed action and celebrate the eventful 25 years of FHWien der WKW with joy and pride. When FHWien der WKW was founded in 1994 as one of the first universities of applied sciences in Austria, it began with the ambitious intention of providing students with the best possible professional support as a reliable partner. At the same time, the economy and the location of Vienna were to be strengthened by competent and responsibly trained people. We have remained true to these intentions to this day.
Study real business: In accordance with this principle, we at FHWien der WKW have been cultivating a lively exchange with business for 25 years. Two thirds of our more than 1,000 teachers have a background in business. As specialists and managers, they always have their finger on the pulse of the times, are familiar with current challenges and contribute their knowledge and experience to the competence development of more than 2,800 students. In addition, a variety of practical projects with various companies as well as mandatory internships complement our curricula.
Tailor-made study programs for working people
Our Master’s degree programs are offered exclusively on a part-time basis. Most of the Bachelor’s degree programs can be taken part-time or full-time.
This enables us to support employees in their desire for further training and career development and it’s easy to bring under one roof while working.
Digitalization presents companies with major challenges in their search for employees who, in addition to business competence, also have digital qualifications. We are reacting to this trend and have updated and expanded the topic of digitalization in all degree programs.
In autumn 2019, the new part-time Bachelor’s degree program Digital Business has started. What is unique about it is that it combines digital technology with business applications.
FHWien der WKW has been a pioneer in the field of corporate responsibility since 2012. We were one of the first universities of applied sciences to include business ethics and corporate governance as compulsory subjects in the curricula of all Master’s programs.
In order to ensure that the relevant contents taught in the study programs and all scientific initiatives on the subject comply with internationally recognized standards, FHWien der WKW signed the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) in 2015.
Employers attach more and more importance to international experience, intercultural skills and foreign language skills. Therefore, internationalization & mobility are primary goals of FHWien der WKW. Students gain experience abroad during:
- Semesters abroad
- Summer sessions