Management Center Innsbruck. The Entrepreneurial School®

The Management Center Innsbruck in the building on Universitätsstraße. © MCI/Robert Parigger

The Management Center Innsbruck links together the best out of science, economy and consulting to the unique concept of an international Entrepreneurial School®. Founded in 1995/96, MCI now occupies a prominent position in the international university landscape. Today, more than 3,200 students, 1,000 faculty, 250 partner universities from all over the world, and countless graduates and employers value highly what the Entrepreneurial School® has to offer.

Embedded in a broad network of patrons, sponsors and partners, MCI is an important engine in the positioning of Innsbruck, Tyrol and Austria as a center for academic and international encounters. Its neighborly co-operation with the University of Innsbruck, the proximity to the lively Innsbruck Old Town and the powerful architecture of the location are an expression of the philosophy and the mission of this internationally exemplary higher education institution.


Bachelor. Biotechnology & Food Engineering | Business Administration online | Business & Management | Management, Communication & IT | Digital Business & Software Engineering online | Management & Law | Mechatronics | Nonprofit, Social & Health Care Management | Social Work | Tourism Business Studies | Environmental, Process & Energy Engineering | Industrial Engineering & Management

Master. Biotechnology | Corporate Governance & Finance online | Entrepreneurship & Tourism | Environmental, Process & Energy Engineering | European Health Economics & Management | Food Technology & Nutrition | Industrial Engineering & Management | International Business & Management | International Health & Social Management | Management, Communication & IT | Mechatronics & Smart Technologies | Social Work, Social Policy & Management | Strategic Management & Law

Executive. Master’s Programs| Certificate Courses | Management Seminars


High standard of teaching. Applied research and development are particularly valued at MCI for the strengthening of innovation in local companies and the ensuring of quality-oriented instruction. Its diverse faculty, which also includes managers from trade and industry, visiting lecturers from all over the world and recognized experts from the fields of research, consulting and the liberal professions, contribute to MCI’s synergetic combination of theory and practice that creates added value for its students.

International study programs. Learning and working in an international environment and interacting with people from different cultures are core aspects at MCI. Students and faculty from all over the world, a semester abroad with intensive modules at prestigious partner universities, double degree options, internships with global players, and a variety of international activities open the door to international perspectives and professional development.

Strong service orientation. A professional language center, excellent library facilities and study corners, modern eLearning platforms, an effective career center with job offers, internships and intercultural training programs, a startup center, and an extremely active Alumni & Friends Club additionally enrich MCI’s study programs.

Top-ranked. Strings of outstanding results in polls and rankings as well as the awarding of the prestigious AACSB accreditation confirm MCI’s high quality and its level of acceptance. They strengthen its reputation and build trust in an increasingly complex higher-education market.