WU Executive Academy

Introduction
EFMD Equis Accredited
AACSB Accredited

Executive Education at the Highest International Level

The WU Executive Academy of the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), Europe’s largest business university, brings more than 100 years of experience and an excellent reputation to the field of executive education and belongs to the top 100 business universities worldwide.

The executive education portfolio of the WU Executive Academy includes MBA and Master of Laws programs, university certificate programs, corporate programs and seminars. In recent years, it has become one of the leading providers in Central and Eastern Europe.

As part of the WU, the WU Executive Academy is 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 the MBA programs has been recognized by AMBA (Association of MBAs) awarding its renowned global accreditation.

With this, the WU Executive Academy is one of only two business universities in the German-speaking world to meet the high quality standards of both accreditations.

Current achievements of the WU Executive Academy:

  • Financial Times European Business School Ranking (2012): # 40
  • Financial Times Executive MBA Ranking (2012): # 51 worldwide
  • Personalmagazin Ranking (2013): Among the Top 40 Business Schools worldwide
  • Industrie Magazin MBA Ranking (2012): # 1 with Austrian top executives
  • Ziarul Financial MBA Ranking (2008 - 2012): Among the Top 3 MBAs in Romania

Each year, as many as 900 graduate students and hundreds of managers, experts and high potential from over 75 countries study in our executive education programs. At present, residencies and programs are con­ducted in more than 15 countries on three continents.

Being part of the 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.

The faculty of the WU Executive Academy consists of both internationally renowned professors and top executives. Together, they provide the latest scientifically-based knowledge and in-depth views of state-of-the-art applications of management models.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • German

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Programs

This school also offers:

Master

Master Of Legal Studies (in German)

Online & Campus Combined Part time 15 months October 2016 Austria Vienna

The Master of Legal Studies (MLS) is an extra-occupational university course of WU, which is addressed to non-lawyers in active or potential management positions of companies and organizations in different industries and / or services. Participants acquire thereby the legal knowledge required for a successful executive in both the private sector and in the public economy and non-profit organization. [+]

The "Master of Legal Studies" (abbreviated "MLS") is a part-time university course conceived WU which is aimed at non-lawyers in active or potential leadership of organizations in different industries and / or services.

Participants will learn the necessary legal content, analytical skills, and social skills that bring such tasks with it conveys. After an introduction to the law and legal methodology legal gravity training takes place both in the areas of civil law, corporate law and real estate law, labor law and law enforcement, and public economic law and European law, and finally to the Tax Code. Particular attention is paid to issues of consulting and contracting. Is supplemented by legal training courses in the fields of management and control, and communications and information technology.... [-]


Master of Legal Studies in European Business Law

Online & Campus Combined Part time 14 months November 2016 Austria Vienna

The Master of Legal Studies in European Business Law provides you with the skills needed to communicate, manage, and lead more effectively across the combined business, legal, and regulatory specialties. [+]

This postgraduate program is tailored specifically for people without a law dregree working at the intersection of law, business and technical fields. Target Group Executives who frequently have to deal with legal issues in their daily work Practitioners from law departments aiming to enriching their know-how in European Business law High potentials seeking to further develop profound knowledge in business law You benefit in many ways: Get to know European Business Law by way of a comprehensive curriculum Ideal study conditions with a limited number of participants Benefit from our faculty of renowned professors and experienced practitioners Build up your comprehensive personal network by becoming a member of the WU Executive Academy alumni community [-]

Contact
Post address
Vienna University of Economics and Business
WU Executive Academy
Welthandelsplatz 1, Building EA

Vienna, 1020 AT
Location address
Vienna University of Economics and Business
WU Executive Academy
Welthandelsplatz 1, Building EA

Vienna, 1020 AT