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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.

English Research Seminar

Lecture: Dr. Anne Kankaanranta (Senior University Lecturer, Organizational Communication, Department of Management Studies, Aalto University, School of Business): How BELF research informs teaching of…

Publishing Workshop Journals

On March 29, we will be joined by Chris Tancock, Mendeley Community Manager at Elsevier, who will hold the following two publishing workshops: An Introduction to Publishing in Academic Journals: how…

English Research Seminar

Lecture: Prof. Michael Handford (Professor of Applied Linguistics and English Language, Cardiff University UK): 'In typical Germanic fashion': A corpus-informed study of nationality markers in…

English Research Seminar

Lecture: Barbara Johnstone (Carnegie Mellon University): Language for Sale: Understanding Pittsburghese T-shirts. Time: 18:15 - 20:00 Uhr Place: WU, Building D2, Entrance D, 2nd floor, room D2.0.392…

International Day of Languages

For this year’s International Day of Languages, the Department of Foreign Language Communication is offering students the chance to try out the languages taught at WU. This offer extends not only to…