Vienna University of Economics and Business - WU Executive Academy Europe's leading business university

The WU Executive Academy, the business school of the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) brings more than 100 years of experience and an excellent reputation in the field of executive education. Thus it belongs to the leading business universities worldwide. The executive education portfolio of the WU Executive Academy includes MBA and Master of Laws programs, university certificate programs, custom programs and open programs. In recent years, the WU Executive Academy has become one of the leading providers in Central and Eastern Europe.

International accreditations

As part of WU, the WU Executive Academy is AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and 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 its MBA programs has been recognized by AMBA (Association of MBAs) awarding their renowned global accreditation. Apart from WU, less than 75 business universities and business schools around the globe, and just two in the German-speaking world meet the strict quality standards of all three accreditation agencies.

Renowned experts

Being part of 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.

Executives and high potentials from over 85 countries

Each year, more than 2,200 managers, experts, and high potentials from over 85 countries study in our executive education programs. At present, residencies and programs are conducted in more than 15 countries on 3 continents.

WU Executive Club alumni association

Our alumni are living true to the concept of the "lifelong learning" and know how important it is to always be up-to-date. The community of international managers of the WU Executive Club offers an exceptional opportunity for networking as well as the exchange of expertise and experience across diverse educational and business backgrounds.

Optimal infrastructure

Located between two subway stations, the new campus is conveniently accessible by public transportation. The new location offers both students and faculty ideal conditions for teaching and research. 23,000 students and 1,500 faculty members, researchers and administrative staff are working on Campus WU. Participants of our programs benefit from state-of-the-art technology, teaching methods, and infrastructure, that is specially designed for executive education.

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WU Executive Academy - Vienna University of Economics and Business

The Master of Legal Studies (MLS) is an extra-occupational WU university course aimed at non-lawyers in active or potential leadership positions of companies and organiza ... [+]

Legal knowledge for executives

This post-graduate extra-occupational Master program lasts 15 months and offers you an attractive and challenging combination of science and practice. The focus of this legal training lies in the foundations of tax law, labor law, corporate law, civil law, as well as public commercial law and European law.

In the foreground, however, is not only the learning of these legal subjects, but also the training of legal thinking and the legal working methodology, so that you can quickly familiarize yourself with legal issues and legal issues and treat them critically and question.

Special attention to advice and contract design

The participants acquire the legal knowledge required for a successful executive in the private sector as well as in the public sector and non-profit organizations. In addition, analytical skills and social skills are taught. In the curriculum, after an introduction to the law and legal methodology, the legal specialization in the areas of tax law, labor law, corporate law, public commercial law and European law, civil law, real estate law and law enforcement.... [-]

Austria Launceston
October 2019
15 months
Online & Campus Combined
WU Executive Academy - Vienna University of Economics and Business

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, l ... [+]

Building bridges between the areas of law and business

With the Master of Legal Studies, which is taught in English, the WU Executive Academy offers a part-time program for current and potential executives without a law degree who work in a wide range of industries and/or the service sector. The Master of Legal Studies provides participants with the legal expertise that is required for executive success in the private, public and non-profit sectors in the European Union.

Target Group Executives who frequently have to deal with legal issues in their daily work Practitioners from law departments aiming to enrich their know-how in European Business law High potentials seeking to further ... [-]
Austria Launceston
November 2019
14 months
Online & Campus Combined

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

Launceston, Tasmania, 1020 AT
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