FAQs - Executive MBA Programs

General Information

Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about the Executive MBA programs at the WU Executive Academy.

    • Are there Executive MBA scholarships available and whom are they for?

      Yes, the WU Executive Academy offers a wide range of Executive MBA scholarships and financing options. Discover them here.

      Scholarships are awarded on a case-by-case basis. The committee decides whether and to what extent a scholarship will be granted by evaluating your:

      • High motivation for joining the program
      • Enthusiasm for a challenging learning experience
      • Clear understanding of personal contribution to team learning and the overall cohort experience
      • Relevant skills and work experience
      • Strong record of career progression
      • Excellent interpersonal, intercultural, and communication skills
      • Passion and commitment to achieve personal growth and success
      • Diversity of the student group in terms of academic, professional, and cultural background
      • Financial situation

      Additional eligibility criteria for each scholarship can be found here.

    • How is a scholarship application different to a regular application?

      To apply for a scholarship, you need to hand in the following additional documents:

      • Documentation of income
      • Relevant documentation of exceptional circumstances (e.g. supporting dependents, medical care)

      The application deadlines for each scholarship can be found here.

      For further information regarding the application process, please click here.

    • Are Executive MBA tuition fees tax deductible?

      Yes, our Executive MBA tuition fees are fully tax deductible for taxpayers in Austria. With our flexible payment modalities, you can spread the fees over several tax periods. Learn more about the available financial benefits for individuals and companies in Austria here. However, as tax deductibility can vary greatly from person to person, we recommend that you also contact a tax advisor or inquire directly at the tax office.

      If you are taxpayer of another country, please contact your local tax authorities for information on available tax deductions.

*Data acquired from the 2021 Financial Times Executive MBA Ranking, the 2019 Alumni Survey and the 2016 & 2017 Overall Feedback from our students.

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