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.

Students have various possibilities to go abroad and spend a time at one of our partner universities.


Graduates are able to

  • Analyse and implement international business opportunities.
  • Understand the interdisciplinary environment of international developments and implement measures to promote the sustainable development of a company.
  • Develop new or modified business models and assist in their implementation.
  • Communicate business field decisions to national and international stakeholders.
  • Build international relationships and networks.
  • Plan and execute international business transactions.

Career opportunities

  • Management consultancy
  • (International) tax and accounting firms
  • Controlling and finance
  • Start-ups and company formation
  • Export management
  • National, European, and international interest groups
  • Public sector
  • EU institutions, international think tanks

You can find more information in the current brochure of the degree programme (German)

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Interview with degree programme director Elisabeth Springler (german)

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Frequently asked questions

The programme at a glance


Bachelor of Arts in Business, BA

Length of programme

6 semesters

Mode of study

  • Career-parallel - three times a week and Saturdays during the day
  • Full-time - Monday to Friday (daytime) (FT)

Place of study

Campus Wohlmutstrasse
Wohlmutstrasse 22
1020 Vienna

Language of instruction



180 ECTS

Tuition fee

€ 363.36 / semester (+ € 21.20 student union fee)

Specialisation possible

In semesters 4 and 5, you can choose from 5 electives:

  • Business in a Global Economy or
  • Recht & Politik im internationalen Kontext or
  • Controlling, Risk & Finance or
  • Business Development or
  • Social Entrepreneurship

Compulsory elective languages

  • French
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Opportunity to obtain an accredited language certificate

Semester abroad

Students have various possibilities to go abroad and spend time at one of our partner universities. The degree programme recommends completing a semester abroad in the 4th semester


Semester 6

Admission procedure

  • Online admission test (multiple choice) (reading comprehension, English, mathematics/logic, business administration and and a degree-programme-specific section)

Preparation for admissions procedure

For preparation materials please see the download section. No external courses are required.

Application period for EU/EEA-citizens

1 October until 15 May

Application period for non-EU/EEA-citizens

1 October until 30 April

Admission requirements

Level of qualification according to the National Qualification Framework and the European Qualifications Framework


Field(s) of study (e.g. ISCED-F)

0413 Management and administration

Access to further studies

Graduates of university of applied sciences bachelor programmes may enroll in relevant master programmes at universities and universities of applied sciences.

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Legend: FT = Full Time, PT = Part Time, SS = Summer Semester, WS = Winter Semester

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Europäische Wirtschaft und Unternehmensführung - Der praxisbezogene Unterricht, die Spezialisierung "Black Sea Region", sowie die Möglichkeit Russisch zu lernen und ein Semester in St. Petersburg zu studieren, verhalfen mir, über den österreichischen "Tellerrand" zu blicken und die vielfältigen Chancen und Möglichkeiten zu entdecken, die Europa mir, bei meiner Karriereplanung, bietet.

marin skelo, graduate bachelor programme European Economy and Business Management
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