Who we are

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University of Applied Sciences for Management & Communication

FHWien der WKW is Austria’s leading university of applied sciences for management and communication. Working in close contact with Austrian corporations, FHWien der WKW offers comprehensive and practice-oriented academic programs to over 2,800 students.

Our study program comprises:

  • 10 Bachelor’s Programs
  • 8 Master’s Programs
  • 19 Continuing Education Programs

CEO: Ing. Mag. (FH) Michael Heritsch, MSc

Chair of the Academic Board: FH-Prof.in Dr.in Beate Huber

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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 – more than 11,800 to date – for their future careers.

FHWien der WKW works closely with businesses in diverse industries on numerous projects. Our students must complete an internship, which helps them to put their acquired knowledge into practice.

Offered courses

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 degree 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 (an MSc, MBA or as an academic expert).

1,058
Lecturers in 2019
988
Part-time Lecturers in 2019
11,824
Bachelor's, Master's & Diploma Graduates

Studying part-time or full-time at FHWien der WKW

Over 50% of our courses can be attended part-time. Thus, in just a few semesters, people who work can earn an academic degree. Classes take place mainly in the evenings during the week, but also at the weekend.

Find out more about studying at FHWien der WKW here.

2,835
Students in 2019
1,709
of them are Part-time Students
1,126
of them are Full-time Students
150
International Partner Universities
202
Outgoing Students in 2019
243
Incoming Students in 2019