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Short Programs of WU Partner Universities

In addition to International Short Programs abroad organized by WU (see here for an overview), WU’s partner universities also offer short programs. Below you can find a selection of recommended programs for WU students interested in attending a short program organized by one of WU's partner universities. For some of the programs listed below, students can be nominated by WU.

Please note the following important information regarding credit transfer and the IBW International Experience:

  • Students enrolled in BaWiSo 2019: Whether a program is suitable for fulfilling (part of) the IBW International Experience for Bachelor's students can be found below in the key facts of each program.

  • Students enrolled in BaWiSo 2023: In most cases, credits completed in a Short Program offered by WU partner universities can be recognized as part of Courses Abroad or International Experience (IBW). Please note that this is only possible if the Short Program takes place outside of Austria and outside of the student’s home country. Courses completed abroad must be related to business and/or economics and must be graded (pass/fail is not sufficient).

  • For further questions regarding credit transfer options, please contact course.abroad@wu.ac.at.

Short Programs with possibility for nomination

  • The partner university is directly responsible for the respective program.

  • Students can be nominated by WU for these programs. Students interested in attending these programs have to apply during the regular ISP application period for WU students. Once nominated, students must adhere to the partner university's instructions for application, fee payment, course registration, prerequisite checks, and any additional requirements that may arise.

  • Program fees may apply.

  • There are no WU mobility grants available for these programs.

Singapore Management University (SMU) Global Summer Programme

Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) International Summer School

Copenhagen Business School (CBS) Summer University

Ljubljana University Summer School

Short Programs without possibility for nomination

  • The partner university is directly responsible for the respective program.

  • This means that the application process takes place directly at the partner university, according to the partner university’s application procedures and requirements.

  • Students cannot be nominated by WU for the following programs.

  • The application requirements depend on the specific program and can be found on the respective website.

  • Program and tuition fees may apply.

  • There are no WU mobility grants available for these programs.

  • For questions regarding a specific program, please turn directly to the respective university.

Aalto University School of Business – Digital Business Master Class

BI Norwegian Business School Summer School

Bocconi University Summer School for International University Students

Bratislava Summer School

Católica Lisbon Strategy & Leadership Summer Academy

ESADE International Summer Programme

Guanghua School of Management Peking University Summer Program

HEC Paris Summer School

ISCTE Business School – Summer School Lisbon

LSE Summer School

Mannheim Business School Summer School

The University of Texas - Doing Business in Austin

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid Summer School of Economics and Business

Universität St. Gallen Global School in Empirical Research Methods (GSERM)

Universität Zürich International Summer School

University of Warwick Summer School

VU Amsterdam Summer School

Last update: January 2024; all information is subject to change