Welcome to the WU Master's Day
All the information about the WU Master's Day
Here you will find all information about the WU Master's Day. You can watch the expert talks from the last event, read the most common questions in the FAQs, contact WU and much more.
Our next Master's Day will take place on April 22, 2024.
Expert Talks of the last Master's Day in autumn 2023
Frequently asked questions about the masterprograms
FAQs for the German-taught master’s programs
Q: Are all programs starting in the wintersemster or some also in the summersemester?
A: All programs start in the wintersemester except WiRe.
Q: Is it possible to take a vacation semester for a internship?
A: No, this is not possible.
Q: Is there a "first come first serve" principle?
A: No, there is not. All applicants, that meet the requirements, can apply.
Q: Are the bachelor grades important for the application/assesmentphase?
A: No, only the applicationrequirements according to the curricilum have to be met.
Q: Are the courses online or in presence?
A: They are genrally in presence, online is the exception.
Q: Can you apply before finishing your bachelors degree?
A: Yes, you can apply as soon as you have 150 ECTS. The remaining 30 ECTS have to be finished before the admissin deadline.
Q: Can you apply for more than one masterprogram?
A: Yes. If you would like to check whether you are admitted to both, please let the admissions office know.
Q: Is there a difference between WU alumni and those of other universities regarding the assesmentphase?
A: No, all applicants are treated equally, no matter if they come from a University or FH, austria or other countries.
Q: What happens if you do not finish the bachelors degree until the master starts?
A: You will not get admitted. The bachelor has to be finished before the admission.
Q: Do you need to make preferences if you apply for a german and englisch masterprogram?
A: No, because the german and english masterprograms have different application deadlines.
FAQs for the English-taught master’s programs
Q: Do you have the same chances to get admitted if you apply in february rather than november?
A: Yes, you have the same chances.
Q: How much time do you have to accept an offer of th program?
A: You have to accept within 10 days, otherwise it will be withdrawn.
Q: Do you have to pay tuition fees during a semester abroad?
A: Yes, but only the tuition fee at WU Vienna.
Q: How do the preferences work?
A: You have the possibility to apply for more than one masterprogram and choose preferences. If you get admitted to preference 1, you can only choose this program.
Q: Is it possible to apply again at a later deadline if you get rejected at a previous one?
A: Last year it was possible to aplly again at the third deadline.
Q: Is a GPA enough for WU alumni?
A: Yes, you can upload your GPA, if it is good, instead of a GMAT (only for SIMC, CEMS and Marketing).
Q: Is a TOEFL exam accepted if it is older than 2 years?
A: No, TOEFL exams are only valid for 2 years after the exam date.
Q: Do you need the GMAT result until 08.01 (first deadline) or do you have to take the exam until then?
A: You need the result until the relevant deadline, because it is part of your application. Later uploaded results will not be taken into account.
About Vienna University of Economics and Business
At the Vienna University of Economics and Business, founded in 1898, almost 21,500 students from around 110 countries meet and network in an environment characterized by cosmopolitanism and diversity. WU is located in the middle of Vienna, one of the most beautiful metropolises in Europe and the most livable city in 2023 (The Global Liveability Index - Economist). The climate-neutral WU campus with state-of-the-art, barrier-free infrastructure offers freedom for discourse, exchange and networking. Architecture lovers will also get their money's worth: the buildings were designed by 6 international star architects. Innovation has a tradition at WU, because our students not only receive a sound academic education, but also learn the skills they need to take on responsible positions in business and society: They acquire a broad range of skills to cope with economic, social, legal and ecological challenges of our time.
Excellent research and teaching at WU Vienna
The quality seals of the three most important international accreditation agencies (EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA) are a mandate for us, not only to maintain the high quality of teaching and research, but also to continually improve it. Our performance is regularly monitored and evaluated.
What does this mean for WU students?
We provide our students with scientifically sound knowledge in a learning environment that is technically state-of-the-art.
Our committed teachers develop innovative teaching formats and motivate you to achieve top performances. Studying at WU increases your chances of getting a high-profile job later in life.
Should you have any questions about the programs or anything else, please contact:
Study Service Center:
Adresse: Library and Learning Center (LC), 2. OG, Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Wien