Democracy, plurality, freedom of expression, scientific intrigue, academic discourse, contest of ideas, learning from each other as a team, mutual respect, consideration for each other and partnership support are among the fundamental values of MCI, in conjunction with the fundamental rights guaranteed in the constitution of the European Union, the Republic of Austria and the State of Tyrol respectively.

Accordingly, the MCI is committed to diversity, openness and tolerance with regard to applicants, staff, lecturers, students, stakeholders and other groups of people - irrespective of gender, age, religious affiliation, impairment, ethnicity, sexual orientation, ideology and social background.

Moreover, the rigorous implementation of diversity management in the relevant fields of action of the MCI and the avoidance of direct and indirect discrimination based on the above-mentioned characteristics are among our institution’s overriding objectives.


Code of Conduct

The MCI operates in an environment characterized by internationality, diversity, cultural variety, and academic curiosity. It promotes relevant scientific, economic, technological, and social issues and is aware of the responsibility entailed in these endeavors.

The objective of the Code of Conduct is to establish a common framework for our behavior. The Code of Conduct is based on the MCI objectives, values, and success factors defined in the Mission Statement, and it supports us in achieving these objectives.

The Code of Conduct is addressed to all members of the Entrepreneurial School®.

Working Group for Equality, Diversity and the Advancement of Women

A working group for equality, diversity and the advancement of women at the MCI is responsible for the ongoing review and further development of objectives and is available to answer any questions in regard to the subject.

The group consists of representatives from management, the Academic Council, the Works Council, the University Students' Representative, the Equal Opportunity Officer and the Disability Officer.