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Stable employer

You can count on us: We are a reliable and secure employer, even in times of crisis.

We are proud that our efforts to ensure safety for employees, lecturers and students have also been honored externally. We are all the more pleased about the victory of Michael Heritsch, CEO of FHWien der WKW, in the category “Education” in the election for “Crisis Manager 2021” by Leadersnet.

In the big election for the “Crisis Manager 2021” of Leadersnet, it was possible to vote on about 400 executives of Austrian companies from 14 industries. The evaluation was carried out using a star system. The result was based on the assessment of a top-class jury of experts as well as a public vote in which 30,000 people cast their votes.

Family-friendly environment
Logo hochschuleundfamilie We are a “higher education and family”-certified (“hochschuleundfamilie”) University of Applied Sciences, which means that we offer a family-friendly environment. Moreover, we offer one to two weeks of vacation care for your children in summer.
Logo Unternehmen für Familien As part of the “Companies for Families” (Unternehmen für Familien) network, we are setting an example for extending our commitment to improving the compatibility of family and career within the university.
Flexible working times

You benefit from flexitime and flexible working time models. Here, our colleagues particularly appreciate

  • individual part-time models
  • a high degree of personal responsibility for scheduling
  • the opportunity to benefit from working from home (depending on function and area of responsibility)
Continuous development

To grow your capabilities, you can choose from an annual offer of more than 100 courses, trainings and workshops:

  • internal training program: social media, internationalization, office tips & tricks, leadership, science communication, e-learning, educational approaches, etc.
  • external trainings, workshops, seminars, meetings and conferences

Career steps and further education are defined in the annual employee interview. Support is available for your dissertation when completing a doctoral degree.

Open communication and feedback culture

We offer an environment that allows and encourages open communication:

  • The intranet (InsideFHWien) of FHWien der WKW provides internal communication. All employees are invited to share their current topics here.
  • The employee newsletter and the digital press review supplement the flow of information.
  • Goals are discussed in regular staff meetings – mutual feedback is a must.
  • Employee surveys are conducted every two years, in order to respond to developments within the company and to implement improvements.
  • Senior managers meet twice a year to exchange information on current topics.
  • The VIS-Zack team is a group of brand ambassadors from all areas of FHWien der WKW. We live our values. This means that the VIS-Zack team regularly gives feedback to the management team and develops measures to fill our values with life and make them visible. Get to know the team here!
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Worldwide partnerships

By working with over 179 partner universities worldwide, we offer an international environment that you can take advantage of:

  • opportunities to participate in an Erasmus Staff Mobility Program
  • high number of incomings and English-language programs
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Modern infrastructure
  • accessible, friendly and modernly equipped workplaces with height-adjustable desks
  • smart working concept (depending on the area of activity): think tanks for concentrated work, home bases as general workplaces, rooms for meetings and collaboration
Central location

FHWien der WKW is located at the WKO Campus Vienna, which is centrally located at Währinger Gürtel 97 in Vienna’s 18th district. FHWien der WKW is easily accessible by public transport to the station Währinger Strasse/Volksoper:

  • Subway line U6
  • Tram lines 40, 41 and 42
  • Bus lines 37A and 40A
Health promotion

We have set ourselves the goal of supporting the health of all our employees. In autumn of 2019, we founded the project “TeamLife Gesund & Fit” and committed ourselves to the “BGF Charta”. In doing so, we are documenting our commitment to the principles of a healthy company. FHWien der WKW was awarded the BGF seal of approval by the Austrian Health Insurance Fund in February 2024.

Take advantage of our health promotion services (vaccinations, hearing and vision tests, stress prevention, etc.) to stay healthy.

Find out more about health promotion at FHWien der WKW in the video (only available in German).

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Pleasant working atmosphere

Therefore, we offer catering on campus:

  • weekly fruit delivery during the cold season
  • in addition to the restaurant, in-house kitchens for dining are available, plus the sun terrace during warmer months
  • regular staff events to learn new things and exchange ideas with colleagues far away from the daily work routine (e.g. department breakfasts, summer parties, lecturer gatherings in local wineries (Heurigen))
  • annual Christmas party
  • joint participation in sports events (e.g. Vienna Business Run, FH Oberösterreich Linz Triathlon).
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  • Free in-house lending library and access to digital resources
  • Discounts at the neighboring pharmacy
  • Make appointments with the hairdresser of WIFI (only costs for materials)
  • Discounts at Fleming’s Hotel Wien Westbahnhof
  • Discounts at a variety of brands via an external cooperation platform
We live diversity
Charta der Vielfalt Especially as a university of applied sciences, diversity is a special challenge for us in a positive sense, which we face proactively. FHWien der WKW stands for the promotion of diversity and appreciation of all members of society – regardless of gender, age, origin and skin color, sexual orientation, religion, ideology or disability.

At FHWien der WKW, women comprise 45 % of our managers.

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Principles for Responsible Management Education Implementation of the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) guarantees the ongoing transformation of FHWien der WKW into a university that trains managers to think and act sustainably – economically, ecologically and socially.
Sustainable Development Goals United Nations Under the motto “Bringing the Sustainable Development Goals to Life”, we are working to bring the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to life at our University of Applied Sciences and integrate them into the curricula.
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Personal onboarding

Your start at FHWien der WKW

All beginnings are difficult? That’s exactly what we want to prevent: That’s why we support your entry into TeamLife at FHWien der WKW with a structured onboarding process:

  • From your first day of work, you will be assigned an experienced mentor for exchange on an informal level and have a direct contact person for all your questions.
  • An individual training plan provides you with the best possible support during your induction period.
  • Regular feedback meetings accompany your onboarding process.
  • You will learn everything about our values, positioning and organization directly from our CEO Michael Heritsch at the Welcome-on-Board breakfast.

We are particularly pleased with the many positive feedbacks on the helpfulness of our colleagues when joining TeamLife at FHWien der WKW. Furthermore, the familiar working atmosphere at our university of applied sciences is very much appreciated.

Your start at FHWien der WKW

Every beginning is hard? That’s exactly what we want to prevent. We support your entry into TeamLife at FHWien der WKW with a multiple-step onboarding plan:

  • You will be assigned a mentor from your first day of work and thus will have a direct contact for all your questions.
  • A detailed training plan provides you with the best possible support during your training period.
  • Regular feedback meetings accompany your onboarding process.
  • You will learn everything about our values, positioning and organization directly from our Managing Director Michael Heritsch at the Welcome-on-Board breakfast.

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Working at FHWien der WKW – our TeamLife – is diverse, interesting and meaningful.

Our job offers

Find our current vacancies here. We are looking forward to receiving your compelling application!

Our team

Our employees talk about their experiences with FHWien der WKW as an employer and about their areas of responsibility.