Lauder Business School

Abschlussfeier © LBS/Jorit Aust

Situated in an idyllic setting in the elegant Döbling district of Vienna, the Lauder Business School has earned a reputation as a leading international university of applied sciences in the European Union. Founded in 2003 as a Jewish initiative, the LBS is geared to students seeking an educational experience that will give them the competitive advantage in an increasingly demanding professional workplace. With its student-centred learning model led by faculty of outstanding academic and business professionals, the LBS prepares its students for leadership careers in business. People from over 40 countries are studying, teaching and working at the LBS. The Lauder Business School blends American and European educational methods and is affiliated with the Harvard MOC (Microeconomics of Competitiveness) Network, which includes more than 100 major business schools from 65 different countries.

Faculties and programmes

Bachelor’s Programme (BA): International Business Administration
Master’s Programme (MA): International Management and Leadership
Master’s Programme (MA): Strategic Finance and Business Analytics


How you learn is as important as what you learn. Through dynamic lectures and interactive group discussions the LBS engages students in real business scenarios, which trains their self-confidence and decision-making skills. Students are getting well prepared to solve complex global business challenges. In addition to that the LBS offers an international network which is essential for every business practice.
LBS experience. The LBS environment offers students an ideal setting in which to hone their critical thinking and problem solving abilities. Students participate in research, observation and experimentation, stimulating creative solutions to real challenges.
Student-centred environment. The LBS distinguishes itself as an international boutique business school with an excellent faculty-student ratio that creates an committed and interactive teaching environment.
Career Center. The LBS Career Center offers its students invaluable opportunities to meet managers and leaders in executive positions both in the Austrian and international business world. The Career Center gives students access to its professional and institutional networking connections, facilitating exposure to the Austrian and European job markets, and helping students secure competitive positions.
Build your network. Over the years the Lauder Business School has welcomed students from more than 43 countries, making the LBS campus an international meeting point with excellent peer-to-peer networking opportunities. Students subscribe to the LBS’s Alumni Network and exchange professional connections with current and former students.