Teaching, learning and researching in an intercultural environment form an integral part of studying at MCI. Students stemming from 50 different countries and lecturers from 35 nations create MCI’s international setting attracting applicants from more than 69 different nations.
Numerous international awards and accreditations and membership in prestigious academic organizations confirm the outstanding quality and high level of acceptance of the Entrepreneurial School®.
MCI offers its students the opportunity to spend a semester abroad at one of its numerous partner universities, to acquire joint or double degrees and/or carry out an internship in an international organization.
Internationalization forms an integral part of MCI and is reflected in the composition of its lecturers and students, the contents of its study programs, its research and research projects.
Studying at MCI or spending a semester abroad at the Entrepreneurial School® gives you the chance to extend your professional knowledge, as well as to acquire intercultural competences and build an international network.
International degree-seeking students choosing to complete an entire bachelor’s or master’s program at MCI, study in a perfect culturally-driven location acquiring excellent education and further training.
International exchange students are students from a partner university who want to spend their semester abroad at MCI. Each year MCI welcomes more than 350 incomings from its extensive partner network. After an official nomination from their home university, students are informed about the application procedure.
MCI invites students from non EU-countries to take single courses on an attractive fee-paying basis. Students are offered a wide range of courses taught in English at the undergraduate and graduate level. Freemovers may come to MCI for a semester or a year independently, and not under the framework of a formal institutional exchange agreement with their home institution.
MCI students may spend a semester or a year at one of MCI’s partner universities. The International Relations Office supports students in organizing their stay abroad in order to successfully incorporate their international sojourn into their curriculum.
Double or Joint Degree Programs offer added value to students’ academic pathway.
In a double degree program two academic degrees are conferred, namely, one from MCI and one from the partner university. In a joint degree program, one academic degree is awarded by a consortium of universities.
Universitá di Bologna, University of Oslo & Erasmus University Rotterdam - European Master in Health Economics and Management
The ERASMUS+ Program is the mobility program for students, academic as well as non-academic staff of the European Commission, based on the “Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2014-2020 (ECHE)” of participation institutions. MCI Management Center Innsbruck takes part in the ERASMUS+ program – our students and staff can therefore benefit of the activities of this European network.
Erasmus+ is the new EU program for Education, Training, Youth and Sport for 2014-2020. In order to enable students to participate in the Erasmus+ program, MCI Management Center Innsbruck applied for the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education and received it in the spring of 2014. Scholarships are available in the framework of Erasmus+ for students wishing to enjoy the experience of a semester or internship abroad as an integral part of their studies.
Erasmus+ is a simplified collective replacement for existing programs such as Erasmus Mundus, Tempus, Alfa, Edulink etc. Jean Monnet Chairs are one part of Erasmus+; currently MCI professor Dr. Markus Frischhut holds the Jean Monnet chair on European integration & Ethics: EuTHICS - European Integration & Ethics.
Erasmus Charter for Higher Education ( pdf | 943.65K )
Erasmus Policy Statement ( pdf | 98.70K )
MCI International Relations Office participates in the WILLIAM initiative, a three-year capacity-building project funded by the European Commission aiming to advance the internationalization processes at Israeli universities. MCI will support Israeli universities in developing internationalization strategies and share its best practices. Several Israeli project partners including The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Ben Gurion University of the Negev and others, paid MCI a site visit in May 2019 to gain first-hand information on MCI’s internationalization processes. For further details see: https://william-erasmus.com