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  • Locations: Vienna, Austria
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Partner Website: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UK applicants only
  • Program Cost and Budget: Fall, Spring
  • This UK Education Abroad program is not currently accepting applications. Please contact your EA Advisor or UK Education Abroad to determine if it is still possible to apply to this program.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:

UK Exchange: Vienna University of Economics & Business

Vienna, Austria


Program Overview

Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) is recognized as one of the top 50 business schools in Europe, is EQUIS and AMBA accredited, and attracts students from all over the world. 

The university's brand new campus is situated in the center of Vienna, an exuberant city with a thriving nightlife and rich culture. It is the economic, political, and cultural center for Austria. Vienna's location also makes for easy access to Prague, Budapest, and other Eastern European cities that are often times missed by students studying in Western Europe.

Take a tour of WU Vienna.

Do you want to study on exchange at WU Vienna in the fall but are worried because their semester doesn't end until late January?
WU Vienna offers a large number of courses which end in mid December allowing students from the USA and Canada to complete their studies and return home in plenty of time for the start of the spring semester at their home institution.
WU Vienna recommends that students are flexible with their course choices and, when exploring the WU Vienna course catalog, select only courses with a December end date. If a course doesn't end until January you will need to be at WU Vienna in January to complete it.

WU Vienna is a good academic fit for ......
most business majors and minors. Students should have finished about 60 hours with a 3.0 GPA and be ready for upper division coursework.

German Language course
WU Vienna offers a two week pre-semester intensive German language course with levels ranging from absolute beginner to highly advanced speaker. The cost is just 40 Euros (approx $46) and you can register for this after admission to the WU Vienna exchange program is confirmed.

Which UK requirements can I fulfill by taking courses at WU Vienna?
In the last four years, UK students participating on this exchange program have taken courses that have fulfilled UK requirements in ECO, FIN, ISC, MGT,  and MKT.

Explore the WU Vienna course catalog for more information on their course offerings.


This program is open to undergraduate students majoring in the Gatton College of Business and Economics.
Students must possess a valid passport at the time of application to this program.

Required Applications
2 | UK Education Abroad & Exchange University
Students will be notified by the UK Exchanges Coordinator on how to access the Exchange University application AFTER their UK application has been approved.

For More Info, Contact:
Mr. Laurence Tuccori, EA Exchanges Coordinator,


Academic Credit

Students will earn transfer credit from the Exchange University. For all successfully completed courses, the credit hours, course title and course equivalency will be indicated on the UK transcript. Students must complete the coursework during this program according to the established guidelines by the Exchange University. The grades earned will be important to progression in future academic endeavors, including graduate or professional school; however the grades earned will NOT be indicated on the UK transcript. For more information visit the UK Education Abroad Academic Credit website.

  • PRIOR to participating on this program, students must complete an Academic Approval Form (AAF). The AAF indicates how the course will be used, or course equivalency, once they are transferred back to UK. Instructions on how to complete the AAF are included in application materials.
  • Upon completion of the term abroad, the transcript should be sent to the UK Education Abroad office. Once received, Education Abroad staff will facilitate the transfer of credits to UK.
  • All students will be enrolled in EAP 599: Study Abroad (1 credit hour) at UK during their term abroad.


Housing & Meals

Student dorms and private housing options are available. Visit the Housing page of the WU Vienna website for more information. 
Students are responsible for all meals during the duration of the term abroad. 

Student Life
Please check here for more information.


Program Costs

Costs and cancellation policies vary by program. Please click on the Program Cost and Budget information page for each semester. Be sure to consider the associated UK costs, program specifications, and related travel expenses.


This UK Education Abroad program is not currently accepting applications. Please contact your EA Advisor or UK Education Abroad to determine if it is still possible to apply to this program.