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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.

Rankings:
  • 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.