European Economy and Business Management

The main aspects of the master degree programme “European Economy and Business Management” are the transfer of skills and competencies to future business leaders in companies

focused on international markets. In particular, students are taught management and personnel management skills, organisational expertise and acquire sound knowledge of change management, controlling instruments and acquisition transactions.

Graduates of this programme can

  • develop internationalisation strategies for businesses
  • initiate change processes (change management) and support the resulting projects
  • prepare a selection of suitable takeover targets and play a part in their subsequent integration into an organisation
  • devise concepts for international HR development
  • design value-based controlling tools to measure the performance of domestic and foreign subsidiaries
  • prepare annual financial statements in accordance with international accounting standards (IAS/IFRS)
  • make preparations for decisions on locations for foreign direct investment

Career options

  • International marketing
  • Funding advisory services
  • Export and internationalisation consulting
  • International project management
  • Human resource management
  • Management consulting

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The programme at a glance


Master of Arts in Business, MA

Admission procedure

Online application, online multiple choice test, interview. We recommend you use our handouts for preparation. It is not necessary to take any external courses.

Semester abroad

Double degree possible at Burgundy School of Business in Dijon, France

Application period for EU/EEA citizens and applicants

1 October until 15 May

Application period for non-EU/EEA citizens and applicants

1 October until 30 April

Language of instruction


Programme duration

Three semesters

Contact hours

Three weekday evenings and Saturdays (daytime)

Admission requirements

  • Secondary school leaving-certificate (High school Diploma) AND
  • Completion of a social studies/business/natural science/ law/ technical degree in Austria or equivalent degree abroad (The legalization list can be found here under downloads)

Evidence of prior learning in

  • Business administration (8 ECTS),
  • Accounting (8 ECTS),
  • Legal studies (6 ECTS),
  • English (4 ECTS – does not apply to native speakers of English).

Our bridging courses enable you to acquire necessary ECTS.
> Link to bridging courses



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ECTS Credits
  • ECTS Credits 6.00
    Language English
    Curriculum PT
    Semester 3 WS
  • ECTS Credits 6.00
    Language English
    Curriculum PT
    Semester 3 WS

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

We thank our sponsors

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“I chose the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna because I’d already started a degree elsewhere. But studying alongside my job and the need to organise my own timetable at the university turned out to be extremely tough. The best solution, and one of UAS BFI Vienna’s strengths, was a part-time programme.

After completing my bachelor degree at the university, I didn’t doubt for a moment that I would do my master here as well. The most important factors for me were completing my degree in three semesters, the relaxed atmosphere and the strong focus on business practice.

Today, I can honestly say that thanks to the impetus from my degree at the university, I was ideally prepared to start out in the international world of work.”

Perpetual Jacqueline Gyankyi, MA, graduate