Creative minds for professional communication in a digitally networked media world:
- Interlinking of digital and classic communication channels
- Storytelling, image editing, video and audio production
- Social media, content creation and influencer marketing as elective
- Real assignments with clients in business field projects
Education at the highest level
The Bachelor’s Degree Program in Corporate Communication is accredited and certified by:
IAA (International Advertising Association AUSTRIA CHAPTER)
PRVA (Public Relations Verband Austria)
Type of degree program
One intensive week per semester if necessary,
Occasionally on Saturday
Language of instruction
Recommended but not mandatory in the 4th semester
Mandatory in the 5th semester; credit transfer for students who already have relevant experience is possible
September until June
Place of study
wko campus wien, Währinger Gürtel 97, 1180 Vienna
(U6 station Währinger Straße/Volksoper)
30–40 % distance learning
To the dates of the information events
- Requirements for our Bachelor’s degree program Corporate Communication
- Admissions procedure for our Bachelor’s Programs
- Deadlines & Dates
This program is also taught in German Language (Kommunikationswirtschaft). Find more information here.
€ 363.36 per semester (excl. Austrian students‘ union fee)
Focus & Qualifications
- All communication disciplines such as public relations, advertising and internal communications with a focus on digital media
- Creative aspects of corporate communication including content creation and use of digital tools
- Social skills such as presentation techniques and working in a team
- Using the knowledge gained directly in business field projects and case studies
- Focus on sustainability and Sustainable Development Goals
- Specialization in electives such as social media, content creation and influencer marketing, data driven marketing and event management & live marketing etc.
Business field project with Procter & Gamble
Our students from the English-taught Bachelor’s program in Corporate Communication created emotionally charged launch campaigns for the new Oral-B iO electric toothbrush.
Business field project with WIEN MITTE The Mall
The COVID-19 pandemic has left its trace on stationary retail. Therefore, WIEN MITTE The Mall engaged our English taught cohort from the Bachelor’s program in Corporate Communication to create innovative activation campaigns to stimulate visits.
|Communication and Media Science||6|
|Fields of Corporate Communication||6|
|Organizational Communication & Ethics||6|
|Management & Business Information Systems||6|
|Applied Digital Communication||6|
|Collaboration & Communication||6|
|Research Skills & Methods 1||6|
|Business Field Project 1||6|
|Advertising & Media||6|
|Content Creation 1 – Fundamentals||6|
|Business Administration & Finances||6|
|Research Skills & Methods 2||6|
|Content Creation 2 – Visuals & Video||6|
|Economics & Sustainability||6|
|Bachelor’s Thesis Conception||6|
|Private Business Law||6|
|Bachelor’s Thesis Composition||6|
|Business Field Project 2||6|
|Developments in Digital Communication||6|
|Content Creation 3 – Text & Audio||6|
|Sustainable Innovation & Trends||6|
Quotes of graduates & lecturers
Graduates master all corporate communication disciplines such as marketing, advertising, PR and internal communication and will be able to integrate them into a communication concept. Our lecturers deliver up-to-date information drawn straight from practice, with a focus on the topics of digitalization and sustainability. As communications generalists, graduates are equipped for a job in an international environment.
The content of the lectures and especially the business field projects were good preparation for professional life: Communication with customers, working in a team and at the same time creative development are central in many jobs. Working on real projects gave us a great insight into a wide range of industries and challenged our adaptability.
Thanks to hands-on business field projects, field studies and my internship, I gained extensive experience and acquired essential skills that made me ready for my first step in my career as a Digital Marketing Manager right from the start. The marketing communications focused lectures were the most valuable for me. There, we had the opportunity to learn from industry experts and got insights directly from practitioners. I also had fantastic support with the organization of my semester abroad during the pandemic and I am very grateful for that unforgettable experience!
We educate the communication generalists of tomorrow. Our graduates are fit for the job – their expertise goes far beyond the disciplines of advertising, public relations, brand management, corporate identity or marketing. As the majority of our lecturers are practitioners, our students gain in-depth, practically relevant knowledge from experts and are able to expand their communication network during their studies.
Job & Career
As a graduate you are ready for a job in a digitally networked world. With a broad, in-depth and practice-oriented professional knowledge you will be in demand in all areas of communication. The following professional fields are open to you after successful completion of your studies:
- Corporate communication including sustainability communication
- Public relations, internal communication and employer branding
- Marketing and advertising: media planning, search engine marketing, digital analytics etc.
- Digital communication: social media and influencer communication, content marketing
- Event communication and sponsoring
- And much more
Curious about our study programs? Inform yourself about the requirements and the admissions procedure at FHWien der WKW.
Studying in English in Vienna
Due English being the language of instruction cohorts consist of students from different countries of origin. Studying with peers coming from different cultures prepares you to collaborate in an international environment and to start an international career afterwards.
For students coming from abroad the program combines education on a high standard with studying in a dynamic, fascinating city in the heart of Europe. Famous for its high quality of life, Vienna provides with a multitude of possibilities either to relax in a park or traditional Viennese café or to visit the numerous sport, culinary, music, culture and art events.
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Master's Degree Program
Master's Degree Program Communication Management
In the part-time Master’s program we train you as communication professionals with leadership skills and a strategic view of holistic, integrated communications. In contrast to pure specialization, you are optimally prepared for a management position in all areas of the communications industry after graduation. The degree program is taught in German.