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Master study programs

Practical relevance, an international faculty and students, limited numbers of places, an optional semester abroad and internships with prestigious companies are among the main MCI Master study programs are self-contained two-year university degree courses in accordance with the Austrian Law of Universities of Applied Sciences (FHStG 1993 as amended) leading to the award of a Master of Arts or Master of Science degree. They combine a high standard of scientific working with a practical and international orientation. Admission to an MCI Master study program is open to students with a relevant Bachelor degree or equivalent qualification from home or abroad.* Students with work experience and/or experience abroad are particularly welcome. MCI Master study programs offer students the opportunity to spend a semester abroad at one of the MCI’s many prestigious partner universities. MCI Master study programs enjoy international recognition and are a gateway to individual and flexible academic and business career options.


Master study programs at the MCI

Focus Degree course with a high level of practical relevance / international orientation / interdisciplinary design
Duration 4 semesters
Academic Degree
Master of Arts in Business (M.A./MA): degree courses in economics
Master of Arts in Social Sciences (M.A./MA): degree courses in social sciences
Master of Science in Engineering (M.Sc./MSc): degree courses in engineering

It is recommended to combine the academic degree with the brand "MCI" to provide trust and orientation in an increasingly intransparent international education market. Example: MSc (MCI).

Start of studies September/October of each year
Time model Full-time form:
Compulsory attendance Monday - Friday, during the day
Part-time form:
Compulsory attendance Fridays 1.30 pm - 10.00 pm and Saturdays 8.00 am - 5.00 pm;
additional block seminars
Admission requirements Relevant Bachelor degree or equivalent qualification with additional tests
Application / Admission procedure Online application dossier/curriculum vitae, aptitude tests, interview
Semester abroad Optional semester abroad at one of the MCI’s numerous partner universities
Internship No internship required
Faculty International faculty from the academic and business worlds and the field of consulting
German, English
Foreign languages Wide range of optional languages
Tuition fees For students from EU & EEA countries: EUR 363 / semester.
Details & information for students from third countries can be found at admission.
Plus membership fee to the Austrian Student Union (ÖH)
Options after graduation Employment
A Bachelor study program
Another Master study program
A doctoral study program
A postgraduate course or study program
Other further education program

*Information for graduates whose previous degree is based to a significant extent on formally acknowledged recognition of prior learning:

In this case it may be possible that the legal and/or degree specific admission requirements are not or only partly fulfilled. Please consider the relevant legal regulations for this instance (§ 4 Abs 4 iVm § 12 FHStG). We will gladly provide further information and consultation via email or phone (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Ext. 1621).

Multiple Applications Accepted!

In response to repeated requests we have the pleasure to inform you that applicants are welcome to apply for more than one study program at the same time (multiple applications) as long as a plausible rationale is given. In this case, students can make a final decision after completion of application procedures.
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