WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) / ウィーン経済・経営大学 / WU (Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien)





Number of students 1 2 (Updated November 24, 2017)
Eligibility Students enrolled in an undergraduate program
Period of study October 2018 - June 2019
Location International Office, Welthandelsplatz 1, Building LC, 1020 Vienna, Austria
University profile With about 24,000 students from Austria and abroad, WU is the EU's largest educational institution for business and economics, business law, and social sciences. Each year around 1,000 students from over 210 different partner universities in more than 40 countries worldwide spend an exchange term and/or attend a short program at the WU in Vienna. The WU provides a large variety of courses in English and German. The well-developed International Office (IO) at the WU is the central contact point for incoming exchange students and offers a wide range of administrative assistance and preparation. WU offers intensive German language courses prior to the beginning of a semester, as well as an extensive orientation program with a wide variety of cultural events and activities. Students can also discover the rich cultures of music, art and architecture and enjoy the Viennese hospitality while they pursue their education.
Undergraduate programs open to exchange students Marketing and Management, Finance, Investment and Accounting, Human Resources and Organizational Behavior, Strategic Management, Information Systems, Economics, Economic Policy and Trade Management, European and Eastern European Studies, and Business Skills
Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students None
Graduate programs open to exchange students N/A
Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students N/A
Minimum GPA (UG) None, but students must show strong academic commitment and performance.
Minimum GPA (G) N/A
Minimum language proficiency  (UG) Students who wish to take classes in German: Sufficient level to attend courses taught in German.
Students who wish to take classes in English: TOEFL iBT 70 or IELTS 5.5
Minimum language proficiency (G) N/A
Academic calendar 2017 WINTER SEMESTER:
 Orientation date: September 7 to 29, 2017
 Classes begin: October 1, 2017
 Classes end: February 4, 2018
 Classes begin: March 5, 2018
 Classes end:July 1, 2018
Important university website for exchange students https://www.wu.ac.at/en/programs/incoming-students/exchange-semester/
Scholarship information N/A
Dormitory information For exchange students at WU, housing is arranged (if wanted) by the Housing Service of the OeAD (Austrian Agency for Innernational Cooperation in Education and Research). Students can apply for accommodation in student residence halls.