FHWien der WKW – University of Applied Sciences for Management & Communication

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We are one of Austria’s leading universities of applied sciences for management and communication. We work closely with local companies to offer a comprehensive and practice-oriented education for over 2,830 students enrolled in bachelor’s, master’s or one of our continuing education programmes. Two thirds of our teaching staff have a background in business and to date we have over 14,300 graduates. Our tailor-made teaching and research allows us to prepare our graduates effectively for their careers while reflecting the needs of companies. The University of Applied Sciences for Management & Communication (FHWien der WKW) works closely with businesses in diverse industries. All students have to complete an internship, helping them to put their acquired knowledge into practice.

Faculties and programmes

Bachelor’s Degrees. Finance, Accounting & Taxation | Real Estate | Journalism & Media Management | Content Production & Digital Media Management | Corporate Communication (taught in German and English) | Marketing & Sales | Human Resources Management | Tourism & Hospitality Management | Management & Entrepreneurship | Digital Business.
Master’s Degrees. Financial Management & Controlling | Real Estate Management | Journalism & New Media | Communication Management | Marketing & Sales Management | Urban Tourism & Visitor Economy Management (taught in English)| Organisational & Human Resources Development | Executive Management (taught in English) | Digital Innovation | Digital Technology & Innovation


Internationalisation is extremely important to us. By offering a wide range of international activities we want to align teaching, research and corporate culture, so as to match and exceed the requirements of the global labour market. International activities include:

  • Participating in international research and development projects
  • Faculty and student mobility: Erasmus programme collaboration with non-EU countries, summer sessions abroad
  • International networking with universities to conclude exchange agreements and double degree agreements
  • Internships abroad
  • Internationalisation of the curriculum by offering an extensive range of English-language courses as well as the integration of international content and teaching methods in degree programmes