International Summer University WU in Vienna

About the Program

Wirtschaftsuniversitat Wien-Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) offers two 3-week sessions that focus on a broad range of business courses. Courses are taught by both WU and their partner university instructors. The program includes a social and cultural component that enriches the academic framework. All activities will take place in Vienna.

Final program details will be published by the partner institution that manages this program and are generally updated on their program webpage. However, you must apply through Go Global to be considered for this program and ensure you follow the appropriate transfer credit process.

Read program details.

Program Dates

Session 1: July

Session 2: August

Country
  • Austria
Area(s) of study
ArtsCommerceEconomicsManagement
Tuition payable to
  • Partner institution
Application deadline
  • January 27, 2022

Course Credits

8 to 16 ECTS credits depending on how many sessions you enroll in for the summer. Please note that 2 ECTS credits = 1 UBC credit.

Transfer credits are only granted for courses with academic content and may not be granted for cultural activities or some language courses. Please speak to an academic advisor if you have any questions.

Transfer credits and evaluated courses at this university

Check out the courses that other students have transferred back to UBC in the last 5 years. If you don't see a particular course you listed, it simply means you need to submit it as a new course request through the Transfer Credit Portal while abroad. For more information, please visit the Go Global Transfer Credit webpage.

Not all courses listed are offered through the summer program at this partner institution. This list is a general guideline only–research the partner's website for actual course offerings.

UBC Vancouver
Arts
UBC course: ECON 1st
Title: Economic History
Partner course code: 0448
Language of instruction: German
Evaluated date: 2016-12-19
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Economic Aspects of Globalization and Regionalization
Partner course code: 5211
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-18
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Special Topics in Economic Policy: Gender Relations and Economics
Partner course code: ECON 1871
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-12-08
UBC course: Econ 3rd
Title: Central and Eastern Europe in the Context of Global Economic Growth
Partner course code: 2172
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-12-17
UBC course: GERM 1st
Title: German Business Communication 1a
Partner course code: 1655
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-30
UBC course: GERM 1st
Title: German Business Communication 1b
Partner course code: Deutsch 1b 4383
Language of instruction: German
Evaluated date: 2018-05-10
UBC course: GERM 2nd
Title: German B1.2
Partner course code: 10952
Language of instruction: German
Evaluated date: 2019-05-13
UBC course: GERM 2nd
Title: German Business Communications A2
Partner course code: 1244
Language of instruction: German
Evaluated date: 2017-11-08
UBC course: GERM 2nd
Title: Pre-Semester German Language Course for Incoming Exchange Students
Partner course code: 6131
Language of instruction: German
Evaluated date: 2019-05-13
Commerce
UBC course: ARTS 3rd
Title: Intelligent Customer Interaction Design I
Partner course code: 4978
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-04-29
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Social media in the context of international marketing
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-08
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: International Supply Chain Management 1
Partner course code: 4491
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-02-05
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: International Management - Contemporary Challenges and Managerial Responses
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-08
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: International Business Strategy
Partner course code: N/A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-08-01
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Ethics and Diversity in the Workplace
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-09-21
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: International Business Strategy
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2020-03-03
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: International Business Applications
Partner course code: 1499
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-01
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Embodied Leadership
Partner course code: 1013
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-12-28
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Global Employer Branding
Partner course code: 1175
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-10-29
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Cases in Strategy and Organization
Partner course code: 2080
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-08-13
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Hot Topics in Marketing: Growth Hacking
Partner course code: Growth Hac 2295
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-10-16
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: IT-Support in Project & Programme Management
Partner course code: 4211
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-04-05
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Challenges with Open Innovation
Partner course code: 4862
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-01-25
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Global Media Marketing
Partner course code: 5066
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-05-01
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Gaining and Maintaining Global Competitive Advantage
Partner course code: 5083
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-05-01
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: International Business Strategy
Partner course code: N/A N/A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-08-01
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: International Marketing with a Focus on Ethical Issues
Partner course code: N/A N/A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-10-28
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: International Business Strategy
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-07-31
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Future Trends in International Business
Partner course code: 0752
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-30
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: International Management: Contemporary Challenges and Managerial Responses
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-09-21
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: International Marketing: Focus on Emerging Markets
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-09-21
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: International Business Strategy
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2020-03-03
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Global Market Entry & Expansion "B"
Partner course code: 0639
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-01

Tuition and Fees

You will pay tuition directly to the partner institution for this program at the non-exchange partner institution rate listed on the WU ISU website.

The partner institution may charge other program fees such as application fees, housing costs, field trips, cultural activities, or other costs associated with hosting this program. Please check the partner webpage for details of program costs.

How to apply to a Go Global Summer Program

  1. Complete your research about the summer abroad program and ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria (UBCV / UBCO), including any partner or program-specific requirements. 
  2. Apply online by the Go Global deadline listed above. 
  3. Please submit only one application for the summer program of your choice. If selecting a program that has limited enrolment (e.g. "Summer Exchange"), include a second choice as a backup on the same application by selecting the "Add Item" button.
  4. Where applicable, select the "Summer Exchange" experience to pay tuition to UBC or the "Study Abroad" experience to pay tuition to the partner institution. If you select "Summer Exchange", be sure to include a backup choice.
  5. If you plan to do multiple experiences (e.g. more than one summer program, a term exchange and a summer program, etc.), please submit a separate application for each experience. Our team will review your application(s) and if successful, will nominate you to apply to the partner institution(s). 
  6. Pay the Go Global Fee when prompted, after the application deadline.
  7. If successfully nominated by Go Global, you will receive instructions on how to apply to the partner university.

Accessibility

If you are considering applying for a Go Global program and identify with having a disability or pre-existing health condition (mental or physical) which could impact your participation, or if you require academic accommodation, you can contact the following offices and meet with an Accessibility Advisor before the start of your program:

The Centre for Accessibility (Vancouver) 604 822-5844

Disability Resource Centre (Okanagan) 250 807-8053

Go Global Fee Adjustment Policy for Summer Abroad

The Go Global Fee ($415.00 CDN) is an administrative fee required for all applicants to Go Global programs. The fee is non-refundable. However, it may be adjusted under the following circumstances.

If you are not matched to a partner university

You are eligible to have your Go Global fee adjusted from $415.00 to $93.25 (reduced by $321.75) if:

  • You have applied to Go Global but do not meet our minimum eligibility requirements

  • Go Global cannot match you to a partner university

  • The partner university does not accept your application and Go Global cannot find another option

If you withdraw from Go Global

To withdraw from your Go Global program, you must contact Go Global by email to request withdrawal. You will then be asked to complete a short withdrawal form.

Students who withdraw from Go Global by the relevant deadline below, will have their Go Global fee adjusted from $415.00 to $321.75 (reduced by $93.25).

  • March 30: For summer programs

  • June 30: For UBC Winter Term 1 and Full-Year exchange

  • September 30: For UBC Winter Term 2 and Split-Year exchange

If you have questions, please connect with your Go Global advisor or email Go Global at go.global@ubc.ca.

Contact Go Global

You can contact Go Global by email, phone, in-person or virtually through Zoom.

Booking a virtual advising appointment

If you need to book an advising appointment, please complete the online request form. Appointments will be held through Zoom or by phone, and can be scheduled between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm PT from Monday to Friday. 

If you require an appointment outside of these hours, contact Go Global and they will do their best to accommodate. Appointments outside of regular hours can only be accommodated virtually.

In-person drop-in advising hours

Starting Tuesday, Sep 7, Go Global will offer in-person drop-in advising at the UBC Life Building during the times below:

  • Tuesday: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Go Global 101: Virtual group advising sessions on Fridays

Sign up to attend a Friday group advising session online and learn more about the programs, talk to an advisor, or meet other students interested in Go Global programs.

Program Dates

Session 1: July

Session 2: August

Country
  • Austria
Area(s) of study
ArtsCommerceEconomicsManagement
Tuition payable to
  • Partner institution
Application deadline
  • January 27, 2022