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Blocked EBC3 summer class for students almost done with their studies

If you are currently attending EBC2 (or have already finished the course) and are close to finishing your studies, our blocked EBC3 course might be of interest to you - for information, please go to:

Changes in the new 2019 curricula

Thinking about switching to the new 2019 curriculum and wondering how the new curriculum will affect languages? Click on the link above for more information.

Welcome to the Institute for English Business Communication!

We are part of the Department of Foreign-Language Business Communication.

This website provides information about the Institute, its staff, and how to study Business English at the Vienna University of Economics and Business.

Teaching-related matters

Information on our current and upcoming courses (such as registration) can primarily be found on learn@wu, so please make sure to always check there!

General teaching-related information can also be found on our website here.


The Institute - either by itself or as part of the Department of Foreign-Language Business Communication - has hosted and continues to host a range of exciting events; some of those events are open to the general public, inviting renowned speakers and experts to interact with students, faculty and other attendees, while others are offered exclusively to our students.

Departmental Workshop for researchers

Lecture: Dr. Jane Lockwood: English as a lingua franca (ELF) and accommodation theory in a virtual context Details: 16:00 - 18:00; D2.2.228 This workshop briefly considers the development of English…

English Research Seminar 30.10.2017

Lecture: Dr. Jane Lockwood: The Many Faces of Workplace English Details: 18:15 - 19:30; D2.2.228 Abstract: As the number of multinational companies (MNCs) and small and medium sized businesses…

English Research Seminar

Lecture: Prof. Mike McCarthy (University of Nottingham, School of English): Exploiting corpus-based information about academic speaking Details: 18:15 - 20:00;  D2.0.374 Abstract: Recent…

Publishing Workshop Books

‘How to get published’: demystifying the publishing process Presentation by Laura Williamson, Commissioning Editor, Edinburgh University Press Time: 10:00 - 12:00 Place: WU, Gebäude D2, Eingang D,…

Workshop "Organizational Discourse"

Lecture: Prof. Mark Learmonth (Durham Business School) & Prof. Gerlinde Mautner (WU Vienna) Paper 1: Whistle While You Work?! Disney Animation, Organizational Readiness and Gendered Subjugation …