European Economy and Business Management

European Economy and Business Management

Our European Economy and Business Management programme is THE degree for a broad-based training in business administration. You will gain an overview of internal company processes on a programme which takes an international perspective and covers everything from accounting and legal frameworks to advanced topics such as setting up a company, choosing a business location, and export management.

Are you interested in taking a business degree? Do you want to learn languages? Would you like to work in an international environment? Do you see management tasks as an exciting challenge?

Focus areas

This degree will prepare you for assuming a wide range of responsibilities in the ever-changing world of business.

The environment in which companies operate is a crucial factor. That’s why the programme adopts an interdisciplinary perspective on the political and economic frameworks and developments in the European Union.

Graduate skills profile

The necessary soft skills for carrying out a wide variety of tasks at international companies and organisations, such as conducting negotiations and managing intercultural teams, are also an integral part of the curriculum.

Our graduates can hold their own in German- and English-speaking business settings, as well as in another language thanks to French, Russian and Spanish electives. We also provide them with the opportunity to obtain an internationally accredited language certificate.

Potential career paths

  • Export management
  • Management control/finance
  • Management consulting
  • Interest groups
  • International auditing firms

The programme at a glance


Bachelor of Arts in Business, BA

Admission procedure

  • Application interview

  • Multiple choice test (European Economy, Mathematics, English)

Preparation for admissions procedure

We recommend you use our preparation materials. It is not necessary to do any external courses.

Language of instruction


Language electives

  • French
  • Spanish
  • Russian

Opportunity to take an accredited language certificate

Semester abroad I Specialisation possible

Semester 4 I Semesters 4 and 5: European Management, European Management International Focus BSR

Application deadline for applications from within the EU I from outside the EU

31 May I 15 March

Contact hours

full-time programme – Monday to Friday (daytime) (FT)

Access requirements

School-leaving exams (Austrian and foreign equivalent), completed secondary vocational school, or apprenticeship (additional exams in English and mathematics required)


Information about the programme

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Elisabeth Springler about the study programme

More information and how to apply


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Student Tobias Stübinger Interview by Whatchado

"I would say the program is perfect for people, who want to go international one day" says Tobias Stübinger who studies European Economy & Business Management at the UAS BFI Vienna.


We thank our sponsors:

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"Mit ihrer internationalen Ausrichtung und dem Lehrangebot renommierter Experten und Expertinnen bietet die Fachhochschule des BFI Wien ihren Studierenden eine optimale Basis für eine Führungskarriere in multinational agierenden Unternehmen, internationalen Agenturen sowie Institutionen der EU. Neben Englisch können Studierende der FH auch noch weitere Fremdsprachen wie Französisch, Russisch oder Spanisch erlernen und ihre Kenntnisse zertifizieren lassen."

Aleksandar Bogdanovic, BA, Absolvent