Studying at the Faculty of Management and Economics
Studies in the field of economics and business at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt offer more than just an attractive programme of study. At the Faculty of Management and Economics – also known by the German abbreviation WiWi – , a great deal of importance is placed on implementing the newly acquired knowledge in a practical setting through project work. What’s more, students are given many opportunities to gain experience abroad. Whether this takes the form of a semester abroad or a summer school, there is something for everyone.
Our degree programmes
There are six Bachelor’s degree programmes, six Master’s degree programmes,
one teacher training programme and four Doctoral programmes to choose from.
Bachelor’s degree programmes
BA International Business and Economics
BA Geography / Bachelor of Education in Geography and Economics
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BA Information and Communications Engineering - Business Engineering
Master’s degree programmes
MA Geography and Regional Research: Geographical Systems Sciences
MA Media & Convergence Management
Doctoral degree programmes
Doctorate in Social Sciences and Economics
Doctorate in Natural Sciences
Getting started …
All beginnings are hard, but our new starter checklists give you a summary of all the key steps you need to take to prepare for your studies.
Important dates & deadlines, including admission periods & deadlines, public holidays & graduation ceremonies can be found here.
Degree programmes with a special admission procedure
In the case of some of the degree programmes offered by Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, students are required to go through a special admission procedure in order to be admitted to the desired degree programme. Admission procedures are scheduled to take place just once per year, before the start of the winter semester.
Each of the following degree programmes has its own particular admission procedure:
BA Teacher Training Degree in Geography (information in German)
Information & advice
School pupils and prospective students
Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt runs a number of events that give you the chance to get to know the university a little better and sample student life.
Students and employees from all degree programmes provide advice and information on the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes. Taster lectures, workshops and campus and library tours are also available.
AAU students regularly visit schools across Austria. It is also possible to arrange for a whole class to visit AAU and attend specially organised lectures and workshops.
Particularly motivated school pupils may attend courses as non-degree students before they have obtained their school leaving certificate.
Prospective students are able to attend taster events. Accompanied by a current student, they attend a course and then have the opportunity to ask questions about studying at the university.
Faculty of Management and Economics
Information and advice regarding our programmes
Mag. Siegrid Erken-Hüttner
Southern Wing, 1st floor, Room S.1.14
Phone: +43 463 2700 4009
PR & Marketing
Mag. Patricia Leitgeb
Services Building, 2nd floor, Room O.2.21
Phone: +43 463 2700 9314
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It’s natural to have a lot of questions when starting university. But don’t worry! There are plenty of places ready to offer help and advice. At the start of semester, the Austrian National Students’ Union runs (ÖH) runs welcome days and tutorials for students in their first semester.You can also get in touch with your student representative at any time. You will always receive advice from a student in a later semester who is familiar with your programme of study and who is equipped to give you some useful tips.
The Admissions and Examinations Office is here to support you from matriculation through to graduation. This office is responsible for admissions, recognition of qualifications, individual studies, entitlement to study and examinations in particular.
The programme directors (SPL) are responsible for issues relating to the organisation and governance of your programme. They decide whether examinations taken at another domestic or overseas institution can be recognised by AAU and also issue degree certificates. The programme director responsible for your programme of study can be found on this page under “Our degree programmes”; simply select the relevant subject.
Received a top grade in your school leaving qualification?
The Faculty of Management and Economics’ international funding programme is aimed at students who have passed their school leaving qualification with an “excellent” or “good” grade and who are starting a Bachelor’s degree programme in Business Administration and/or Business and Law at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt. If your application for the programme is successful, you will be guaranteed a place at a partner university for your semester abroad!
With 35 partner universities in the EU and a further 52 Joint Study partners all over the world, your semester abroad is certain to be an unforgettable experience. The following mobility programmes are available:
- Erasmus+ semester abroad
- Joint Study semester abroad
- Language grants
- Erasmus+ traineeships
- Research placements in the EU and abroad
- Summer schools
Please send your application, along with your school leaving certificate and personal statement, to the following address:
Faculty of Management and Economics
“International Funding Programme” Siegrid Erken-Hüttner
9020 Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Austria
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