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Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien

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world rank  720

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Founded in 1975, the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (Vienna University of Economics and Business) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Vienna (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft and Forschung, Österreich (Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research of Austria), Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (WU Wien) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Austrian higher education institution. Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (WU Wien) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. The acceptance rate range is 100% making this Austrian higher education organization a non-selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. WU Wien also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's Control Typepublic


Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's Entity Typenon-profit


Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenon-selective

University Identity

Name (English) Vienna University of Economics and Business
Acronym WU Wien
Founded 1975 Origins date back to 1898 as Imperial Export Academy. That institution became University of World Trade in 1919 and renamed Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (WU, Vienna University of Economics and Business) in 1975
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University Location

Address Welthandelsplatz 1
1020 Vienna
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien Phone Number +43 (1) 31336 0
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien Fax Number +43 (1) 31336 720

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


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Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien.

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)

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Admission Information

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Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien a selective admission policy? None, open admission policy.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's acceptance rate range is 100% making this institution a non-selective higher education institution.

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's Admission Office Admission Office

Welthandelsplatz 1, Building LC
Wien 1020
(1) 31336 6210

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

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Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien has an enrollment range of 20,000-24,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 600-699 academic employees (Faculty).

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's Control Type Control Type

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien is a public higher education institution.

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's Entity Type Entity Type

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien is a non-profit higher education institution.

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's Library University Library

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Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's main services:

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


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Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft and Forschung, Österreich

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media

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