Academic HR Manager

Academic HR Manager

This course is one of our corporate programmes. It offers human resources managers the opportunity to continue their education and gain a university qualification. People who are interested in moving into HR can also take this programme to acquire the additional knowledge they need. After completing this course, you will be able to carry out management duties and oversee development in the various different aspects of modern-day HR management. You will also be in a position to effectively implement innovative HR management tools.

Programme contents

Austrian labour and social law

  • Arbeitsvertrag
  • Pflichten aus dem Arbeitsverhältnis
  • Entgelt ohne Arbeit
  • Dienstgeber- und Dienstnehmerhaftung
  • Kollektivvertragsrecht


  • Versicherungspflicht
  • An-/Abmeldung bei Krankenkassen
  • Steuerbegünstigungen
  • Beendigung von Dienstverhältnissen


  • Personalakt
  • Personaladministration
  • Recruitment

Spezifika des HR Managements

  • Recruitment
  • Personnel controlling for HR /Bildungscontrolling
  • Organisational and HR development process
  • Diversity Management
  • Entgeltsysteme


  • Self-experience
  • Coaching for executives
  • Communication and empowerment
  • Negotiations
  • Career management

Academic research and writing

  • Master thesis

Target groups

  • Decision-makers and managers who already work in HR management
  • Employees with HR management duties
  • People who are interested in moving into HR management

Admission requirements

  • Recognised university degree (bachelor or higher) or equivalent level of professional experience
  • Applicants must submit a written application and attend an interview

The programme at a glance

Qualification awarded

After successful completion of this programme you will be awarded the academic title Academic HR Manager (AkademischeR HR-ManagerIn) in accordance with the Austrian Fachhochschul-Studiengesetz (Universities of Applied Sciences Studies Act)




EUR 2,470 per semester (VAT exempt, can be paid in instalments on request)

Financial support is available for applicants whose primary residence is in Vienna.

Language of instruction


Programme duration

Two semesters, 350 teaching units

Start date

October 2019

Contact hours

Two block weeks per semester (Mon-Sat, 9am-4pm), block weekends every other week (Fri 2-8pm, Sat 9am-4pm); blended learning units