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Executive Academy

Know how to suc­ceed

Die Vi­enna Uni­versity of Eco­nom­ics and Busi­ness (WU), Europe's largest busi­ness uni­versity, bundles it's ex­ec­ut­ive edu­ca­tion port­fo­lio in the WU Ex­ec­ut­ive Academy. This in­cludes MBA and Mas­ter of Laws pro­gramsuni­versity cer­ti­fic­ate pro­gramscus­tom pro­grams and short pro­grams. In re­cent years, the WU Ex­ec­ut­ive Academy has be­come one of the lead­ing pro­viders in Cent­ral and Eastern Europe.

In­ter­na­tional ac­cred­it­a­tions

As part of WU, the WU Ex­ec­ut­ive Academy is AACSB (As­so­ci­ation to Ad­vance Col­legi­ate Schools of Busi­ness) and EQUIS (European Qual­ity Im­prove­ment Sys­tem) ac­cred­ited. EQUIS is an in­ter­na­tion­ally re­cog­nized ac­cred­it­a­tion sys­tem offered by the European Found­a­tion of Man­age­ment. Moreover, the out­stand­ing qual­ity of its MBA pro­grams has been re­cog­nized by AMBA (As­so­ci­ation of MBAs) award­ing its renowned global ac­cred­it­a­tion. Apart from WU, less than 75 busi­ness uni­versit­ies and busi­ness schools around the globe, and just four in the Ger­man-speak­ing world, meet the strict qual­ity stand­ards of all three ac­cred­it­a­tion agen­cies.

  • Fin­an­cial Times European Busi­ness School Rank­ing (2016): # 43

  • Fin­an­cial Times Ex­ec­ut­ive MBA Rank­ing (2018): # 45 world­wide:

  • QS Global Ex­ec­ut­ive MBA Rank­ing 2018: #13

  • Han­dels­blatt BWL-Rank­ing (2014): #4

  • Per­son­al­magazin Rank­ing (2013): among the Top 40 Busi­ness Schools world­wide

  • Ziarul Fin­an­ciar MBA Rank­ing (2015): # 1 MBA in Ro­mania

Ex­ec­ut­ives and high po­ten­tials from over 85 coun­tries

Each year, more than 2,200 man­agers, ex­perts and high po­ten­tials from over 85 coun­tries study in our ex­ec­ut­ive edu­ca­tion pro­grams. At present, res­id­en­cies and pro­grams are con­duc­ted in more than 15 coun­tries on 3 con­tin­ents.

Be­ing part of WU, the WU Ex­ec­ut­ive Academy provides ac­cess to the ex­pert­ise of some 400 fac­ulty mem­bers and count­less ex­perts in more than 200 part­ner uni­versit­ies all over the world. The know­ledge we provide is of im­me­di­ate prac­tical rel­ev­ance and is kept up-to-d­ate through our scien­ti­fic re­search cap­ab­il­it­ies.