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The FHWien University of Applied Sciences of WKW is one of the leading providers of UAS (University of Applied Sciences) degree programs for management and communications in Austria. Over 2,400 students are currently enrolled in one of our Bachelor’s (BA) or Master’s (MA) degree programs.
A semester abroad at the FHWien University of Applied Sciences of WKW offers students from around the world the unique opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of applied management and practice-driven communication in an intimate setting. The FH campus is centrally located in Vienna, a historical, multicultural, modern city located in “the heart of Europe”. Studying at FHWien thus not only involves receiving an excellent, world-class education, but also spending a semester in a city renowned for its high quality of life.
Famous for its high standards of living, Vienna makes visitors feel right at home almost immediately. Whether you visit a traditional Viennese café, a busy pub, a hip new restaurant or one of the city’s numerous parks, Vienna offers almost endless ways of relaxing and enjoying the city.
Visitors will soon recognize Vienna as a city of contrasts where the old and the new go hand in hand, but also as a cosmopolitan city which is home to international organizations such as the UN. Vienna has become home to countless people from all over the former Danube monarchy, the influence of which is still visible in the city today.
Active cultural exchange manifests itself especially in the art and cultural scene as well as in Vienna’s broad range of culinary offerings. Vienna has become a multicultural, vivid city that offers a lot of cultural, sportive and culinary events during the whole year. In summer the Donauinselfest, Summer Stage and Rathausplatz with its open-air restaurants and outdoor movie-festivals and the near hiking regions make Vienna a great place to spend time outside and enjoy the summer. In winter Viennese people enjoy skiing in the near mountainous regions or ice skating at the Rathausplatz. Vienna is especially famous for its Christmas markets, the Christkindlmarkte, where people enjoy meeting for a cup of hot wine or punch.
As the music capital of the world, Vienna is known for classical composers such as Mozart, Schubert and Haydn as well as contemporary artists like Falco and our Austropop-musicians. Vienna offers a wide range of today’s music events, concerts and is proud of its alternative festival scene.
Studying in Vienna not only provides students with an outstanding and challenging education combined with valuable international experience, but also with the excitement of living in a vibrant European city.
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German Language, Communication Management, Journalism and New Media, Financial Management and Controlling, Marketing & Sales, Human Resources & Resource Management.
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