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With safety of students, lecturers and employees as our paramount concern, the Entrepreneurial School® has placed a comprehensive prevention and action concept with September 1, 2020, in place. The implemented measurements include a combination of online learning elements and face-to-face events with strict on-site hygiene measures enforced.
In this video our Alumni Lena introduces you to the infrastructure of the MCI. From seminar rooms to laboratories and libraries, you can get all the insights and information about the campus of the Management Center Innsbruck.
Great news for the Entrepreneurship School®: For the second year in a row, the renowned "U-Multirank" - initiated by the European Commission - lists the MCI among the 25 best universities and colleges worldwide.
With a mixed faculty comprising the MCI’s own professors, visiting lecturers from a wide variety of countries as well as recognized executives and experts from the fields of business, research and consulting, the MCI offers a synergetic combination of theory and practice that creates added value for students and encourages them to put their new-found knowledge to the test.
As the Entrepreneurial School®, MCI is positioned to provide a meaningful connection between university, grande école, business school, university of applied sciences, and the world of business. It represents a strong international brand that successfully combines
Students and faculty from all over the world, a semester abroad and study modules at prestigious partner universities, double-degree options, internships with global players and a variety of international activities open the door to international perspectives, intercultural competence and professional development.
Demanding admission procedures form the foundation for studies of a high standard with team working in small groups, fast progress and low dropout rates. Curricula with a strong practical orientation, intensive support and the MCI's proverbial service orientation guarantee a quality learning experience, personal wellbeing and optimum prospects on the job market.
Ever since its foundation, the Entrepreneurial School® has emphasized the importance of continuous development and benchmarking. With that, MCI has been able to obtain the prestigious AACSB accreditation. It belongs to the less than 5% of business schools and institutions of higher education that have received this distinction.
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Individual study programs still offer a limited amount of study spots or waiting list places for the start of studies in autumn 2020. For more information, please visit the respective study program pages.
The following dates apply for all Executive Programs (except seminars).
In the course of the application process, MCI will verify your documents and check whether the admission requirements of the respective course are met. The following criteria apply:
The program accepts individuals with a higher education entrance qualification (Matura, Abitur, relevant vocational qualification, or other school leaving certificate that allows them to matriculate at a higher education institution and study).
Prospective students are not required to have completed the school leaving examination by the time of application. In the case of admission, the relevant certificate may be handed in later. Please include the most recent certificate in your application.
Applicants without higher education entrance qualification may be admitted to MCI if they
Higher education entrance examination
In general, applicants are eligible for admission to study at MCI if they have completed the higher education entrance examination in subjects corresponding to the subjects required by the respective course of study. The higher education entrance examination may be taken, for example, at the University of Innsbruck.
Relevant vocational qualification & additional examinations
Applicants with a relevant professional qualification, such as a certificate of apprenticeship, master craftsman certificate, or advanced technical certificate, may be admitted if they successfully complete additional examinations in German, English, Mathematics, and Physics. Applicants without higher education entrance qualification are required to take the additional examinations as part of the MCI admission procedure.
Admission to a Master’s program requires a relevant Bachelor’s degree or recognized equivalent from an accredited institution. Further information can be found on the respective subpages of the Master's program under "Admission".
Special regulations apply to applicants who do not hold Austrian citizenship. Please consider our
Please include the following documents in your online application:
Should you apply for a Master’s program, please also submit:
Once all required application documents have been received, the department responsible for your desired course of study will verify the documents and check whether the requirements for admission are met. If all requirements are fulfilled, you will be invited to the written entrance examination and personal interview by email.
You may interrupt or cancel your application at any time during the application period. If desired, we will save your data, enabling you to continue to apply or reapply later on.
Applicants are welcome to apply for more than one study program at the same time, as long as a plausible rationale is given.
Applications for English-language degree courses are accepted in English only.
The admission to the study requires the completion of an admission process, which is divided into the following parts:
One part of the admission process is a written application including a résumé and a brief cover letter (professional/academic/social achievements, study/professional goals, etc.). Your cover letter should explain your interest in the study program as well as the personal goals that you would like to achieve through the program.
If your application is received within the application period and all general admission requirements are met, you will be invited to the written entrance examination. This is to assess your suitability for the respective course of study.
The written entrance exam consists of questions on deductive thinking, numerical abilities, long-term memory, English language skills, as well as a study-related personality profile. The exam is computer-based, has a duration of 2 and a half hours and takes place, on-campus, at MCI. Aids such as calculators, dictionaries etc. are not permitted.
The written entrance exam applies to all business-related studies (see below) and has only to be taken once.
Here you can find information on the written examination ( pdf | 338.27K )
The written entrance examination for business-related Master’s programs, Social Work programs and all programs in the fields of Technology & Life Sciences assesses candidates’ knowledge in fields relevant to the desired course of study. Further information can be found on the respective subpages of the Master's program under "Admission".
All applicants are invited to a personal or digital interview to discuss their application, career goals and motivation for the study program.
Once the admission procedure has been completed, we will assess your results. These will be communicated to you within three weeks of the conclusion of the application process.
Model Contract of Study Bachelor Programs ( pdf | 1.40M ) Model Contract of Study Master Programs ( pdf | 1.13M )
MCI is committed to creating a framework which provides applicants with disabilities an equal opportunity in the application for admission to MCI.
Applicants with special needs are encouraged to contact us and request accommodations for their participation in the application procedure or studies. We are happy to answer any questions relating to accessibility and diversity and to provide support.
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