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Modul University Vienna

Modul University Vienna

Modul University Vienna


Modul University Vienna is an international university for business and economics, with a strong research focus on international management, service-related industries, tourism, sustainability, data science, and the design of information systems. Modul University combines a strong academic foundation with a steadfast commitment to sustainability, entrepreneurship, and innovation as the key drivers of long-term success. It aims to foster independent and original research and in turn, bring the benefits of innovation to the research community and the public.

Top reasons to study at Modul University

  1. Innovative business university with a focus on globalization, sustainability, digital transformation & entrepreneurship with a strong brand legacy within tourism & hospitality research and education
  2. Diverse, international student population with over 77% international student body
  3. English-speaking campus from teaching to administration, student services to socializing

Our history

Founded in 1908, the Modul brand stands for more than 100 years of excellence in education. Modul University Vienna offers cutting-edge education on an English-speaking campus from teaching to administration. Located on a leafy hilltop in the capital of Austria, MU guarantees you a unique learning experience in an international community. Environmental protection, social responsibility, and economic viability are key principles of the University.

Education for all

Our faculty members are highly respected experts within their local and international professional associations. Modul University Vienna stands for excellent academic and practical education to meet the needs of managerial decision-making in global business environments. Our graduates are able to tackle managerial questions built on recent research and attuned to future economic needs. Our programs focus on innovative technology and sustainability-oriented courses and are tailored to students with ideas and careers. Modul University Vienna offers education in the areas of international management, entrepreneurship, marketing, tourism & hospitality management, and sustainable management. All courses are taught in English and at small class sizes to guarantee an individual and personalized teaching approach.

MU research

The international experiences and global networks of faculty advance the university’s research. Since all programs offer research-driven curricula, Modul University’s international faculty are engaged in innovative research which has developed substantially. The departments and their faculty focus on 18 different research foci, which form the basis for the research output presented here, consisting of almost 815 publications, one third thereof in peer-reviewed journals, 68 funded research projects, 625 conference contributions, thereof more than 160 invited presentations, and 32 major awards for academic excellence. MU is ranked in the world’s 25 top-performing universities in top-cited publications by U-Multirank (2018).


All study programs are accredited by the Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ), a member of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA). Tourism programs are additionally accredited by tedQual, UNWTO, and Themis

Campus Features


Student Offices

At MU we provide a wide range of support services for all students in a warm and welcoming environment.

  • MU Career Services for internships, student jobs, and job search
  • MU Student Services for accommodations, counseling, and community support
  • MU Academic Office for course registrations, postponements, and transcripts

Your home away from home: accomodation

To live the full MU experience, many students live in dorm residences with private bedrooms and bathrooms and shared living space. There is no student residence on campus, instead, we cooperate with three local private student accommodation providers in prime locations. To make your transition into university life as smooth as possible, MU will help to ensure you have a reserved room before arriving in Vienna.


Our library offers an extensive selection of books, academic journals, and online resources. The library is on campus and accessible at regular opening hours.


The Information Systems Services (ISS) department is responsible for user support and the development and maintenance of the IT infrastructure and internal applications. Wifi on campus.


Our campus is located at beautiful mount Kahlenberg in the north of Vienna next to the vineyards and wild forests. The location makes it possible to do sports close to campus or simply enjoy the view on our terrace. All University buildings, including the canteen, are located there. It takes you about 35min by public transport to all popular city stores.

    Alumni Statistics


    Deadlines for Spring Semester

    Students who need a VISA: 15 September

    Students who do not need a VISA: 1 February

    Deadlines for Fall Semester

    Students who need a VISA: 15 April

    Students who do not need a VISA: 1 September

    Students who have a residency permit from another Schengen country or who come from one of the countries* mentioned below can benefit from more flexibility regarding the application deadline for VISA needing students. Please reach out to us if you come from one of these countries to get more information about your advised deadline.

    *Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brasil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Dominica, El Salvador, Liechtenstein, Georgia, Grenada, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Kiribati, Macau, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Macedonia, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Samoa, San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, South Korea, Solomon Islands, Switzerland, Singapore, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Taiwan, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Venezuela.”


    AMBA Accredited


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      Modul University Vienna Am Kahlenberg 1, 1190, Vienna