The Entrepreneurial School®

Why not study at the top?

MCI is one of the most successful universities of applied sciences in the German-speaking countries and in Europe. Business experts in demand teach in small groups, renowned lecturers ensure academic quality across all areas, and personal support in the study program helps students with internships, research projects and stays abroad.

University City Innsbruck


The vibrant alpine metropolis of Innsbruck not only offers students academic programs of the highest standard, but also impresses because of its incredible diversity: urban flair, unspoiled nature and adrenaline-filled adventures. Innsbruck is an enchanting city with a breathtaking mountain world, rustic alpine pastures, a wide range of cultural and sporting activities, trendy bars and cafés and the very special charm of its inhabitants.

Due to its central location in the heart of Europe, other European metropolises such as Milan, Munich, Vienna or Zurich can be reached within a very short time.



Throughout the city, there are countless squares, buildings and parks that serve as the perfect backdrop for beautiful experiences and your Insta feed.

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Straight to the slopes after the course? The MCI's central location with perfect connections to the surrounding ski areas makes it possible.

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Students enjoy an above-average quality of life and benefit from a high level of public safety as well as social and political stability.



Not only Innsbruck itself, but also the surrounding mountains offer a variety of exciting opportunities for hiking, jogging or trail running.

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With its countless winding alleys and inviting cafés & restaurants, the city center, rich in history, invites you to explore famous sights such as the Golden Roof, the Innsbruck City Tower and the Hofburg Palace.



The vibe of the 1964 and 1976 Winter Olympics can still be found on every corner in Innsbruck.



The mountain bike trails in Innsbruck attract not only the pros at Crankworx, but also the locals who do their laps here on various levels of difficulty.

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As one of Austria's leading universities of applied sciences, the MCI has over 3,500 students from 66 nations and more than 300 partner universities around the world. Semesters abroad, double degree programs, Erasmus+ funded internships and participation in the European University Ulysseus enable students to network internationally, gain experiences abroad and take part in interdisciplinary research projects.

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Hands-on orientation

The hands-on orientation of the Entrepreneurial School® is reflected in internships, international lecturers from the business world, exclusive job search support, unbeatable networks and individual support even after graduation. Close contact with partner companies and the opportunity to establish valuable contacts during their studies increase students' chances of finding excellent job prospects both during and after their studies.

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Services for alumni

With MCI Alumni & Friends, MCI offers lifelong access to valuable networks and to a platform with now 14,000 members to stay in touch. In addition, access  to high-end networking events, annual Alumni Weekends, the legendary MCI Summer Lounge, attractive continuing education opportunities, symposia, scientific expertise, personal coaching, professional support for business start-ups and much more are among the much sought-after services.

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Career Center

The Career Center at MCI connects students with renowned companies from all over the world while they are still studying. With the help of personal support from the qualified team, students can get tips for their application documents and job interviews. An exclusive job platform available only to MCI students and the annual MCI Recruiting Fair help students to a successful start into their careers.

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Continuing education

Working decision-makers will find flexible career development opportunities at MCI with an executive PhD program as well as postgraduate master's programs, compact certificate courses and customized seminars. Limited enrollment, solid hands-on relevance and a strong service orientation guarantee quality and professional career development at an international level, contribute to the prestigious AACSB accreditation.

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Solution-oriented research

At MCI, research is considered as part of its social mission and supports regional, national and international partners in their innovation activities in order to increase their efficiency and competitiveness. Research competencies at MCI focus on the most current societal, technological and economic challenges and use state-of-the-art techniques and research approaches to create innovative solutions for society.

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As an Entrepreneurial School®, the MCI is the first port of call for all questions relating to entrepreneurship. The university of applied sciences offers the ideal framework for fostering entrepreneurial spirit, and accompanying company founders on their way to becoming entrepreneurs. Additionally, a hands-on approach in projects, international study trips, company excursions, symposia, workshops and bootcamps are implemented in the curricula at MCI.