MCI offers manifold opportunities for sponsors who seek to express their ties with our university, promote education and applied sciences and subsequently strengthen the local economy.
Sponsors may contribute money as well as other assets such as valuables, securities, art, real estate or goods. We are inviting individuals, businesses, institutions and foundations to contact us to discuss individual opportunities.
Businesses, in particular, will find various opportunities with MCI to market their brand. We will be happy to develop a customized package in line with your target audience and promote your brand at one of our numerous events, such as our freshers Welcome, Open House events, academic ceremonies, Alumni weekends, congresses, panel discussions and field trips.
You can support us in the following areas:
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Businesses and institutions can directly support students through scholarships and awards. They can define a specific goal and specify their target audience or content for the award. The award will be named after the business or institution.
MCI also accepts donations towards the MCI Scholarship Fund. Companies or institutions supporting the fund can be listed as donors.
MCI can expand existing programs to accommodate additional students in line with a company’s or institution’s staff requirements. Students are selected in line with a jointly developed admission process
Research projects for Bachelor’s theses, Master’s theses or dissertations as well as development projects can be tailored to a company’s or institution’s requirements to promote the development of innovative procedures, concepts, products and services.
Endowed professorships provide another direct way to support research and teaching at the Entrepreneurial School® and create a valuable win-win situation. Businesses or institutions can promote their image, receive research output that can be put directly to use, and connect with potential future employees at an early stage.
MCI organizes numerous events for students, graduates, friends and partners of MCI, such as the freshers Welcome, academic and graduation ceremonies, guest presentations, economic forums, recruiting forums and Open House events. Take advantage of our events and present yourself to a large audience as a sponsor or partner providing financial or in-kind sponsorship.
As The Entrepreneurial School®, the MCI supports students, graduates and partner organizations in their entrepreneurial activities and promotes the development of the skills required by successful entrepreneurs.
Sponsors and friends of MCI can also present themselves via logos displayed in our auditoriums, seminar rooms and labs.
Our MCI Alumni & Friends club is an active service platform that promotes networks, careers, personal development and the image of MCI and MCI graduates. At the same time it serves as an excellent platform for companies and organizations to present themselves to graduates, friends and partners of MCI.
The MCI Career Center offers a number of opportunities to meet tomorrow’s talents studying at the MCI campus through internships, job postings, recruiting events, field trips, academic papers, etc.The various Career Center packages can easily be combined with modules from other areas and thus constitute an ideal first step towards strengthening your ties to MCI.
About the deductibility of donations:
MCI is registered with the Federal Ministry of Finance as beneficiary of donations under the registration number FW 1831. Therefore, donations made to MCI by businesses are deductible as business expenses of up to 10% of the current year’s taxable income (before deduction of a tax-free allowance, where applicable). If this amount is exceeded, donations from business assets of up to 10% of the total taxable income (after setting-off of losses) can be claimed as special expenses. The current legal situation allows for financial donations from personal assets to be claimed as special expenses, provided that together with business expenses, where applicable, they do not exceed 10% of the total income (after setting-off of losses).
From 2018 onwards, donations are tax-deductible only if submitted to your tax office by the recipient organization. By providing your personal data, you allow the Management Center Innsbruck to submit your first and last name, your date of birth, your private address and the donation sum to your respective tax office. If you do not wish for your donation to be deducted, this information is obsolete.