AACSB Accredited

The Entrepreneurial School®

The Management Center Innsbruck links together the best out of science, economy and consulting to the unique concept of an international Entrepreneurial School® Founded in 1995/96 as a mainstay of the unique Innsbruck Open University concept, Management Center Innsbruck has earned a top position in the international landscape of higher education. Today, more than 3,200 students, 1,000 teachers, 240 partner universities from all over the world, and countless graduates and employers value highly what the Entrepreneurial School® has to offer. In the framework of the "Comprehensive University Innsbruck" concept, the MCI strives to mentor motivated people, who want to build their future through goal-oriented continuing education, in their personal and professional development. MCI offers graduate, non-graduate and post-graduate educational programs of the highest standard to senior and junior managers from all management levels and branches. MCI's programs focus on all levels of the personality and include areas of state-of-the-art knowledge from science and practice relevant to business and society. As an internationally oriented information and communication center, MCI is open to new perspectives, methods, and projects. Constructive dialogue and co-operative development of interdisciplinary competencies are two of the pillars of teaching and learning at MCI. MCI supports the competitiveness of organizations and influences the professionalization of business, administration, politics, and culture. Applied research and development are particularly valued at MCI for the strengthening of innovation in local companies and the ensuring of quality-oriented instruction. Embedded in a broad network of patrons, sponsors, and partners, MCI is an important engine in the positioning of Innsbruck, Tyrol, and Austria as a center for academic and international encounters. Our neighborly co-operation with the University of Innsbruck, the closeness to the lively Innsbruck Old Town and the powerful architecture of the location are an expression of the philosophy and the mission of this internationally exemplary higher education center.

Our mission

MCI Management Center Innsbruck follows the concept of an Entrepreneurial School®. MCI empowers motivated people to achieve outstanding performance, provides profound academic competence and creates innovative know-how transfer within a strong international network.

Our success factors

Quality teaching High quality teaching secures our position among the leading academic institutions in the German-speaking world Intellectual contribution Our intellectual contribution is applied, business-relevant and solution-oriented International orientation Our strong international orientation generates know-how, prestige and added value for our customers Customer and service orientation Our customer and service orientation is exemplary People and culture Our corporate culture thrives on mutual trust, commitment of our employees, entrepreneurial spirit and responsibility towards society Brand MCI’s brand is internationally renowned and stands for performance, professionality, knowledge, and competence Network Our international network creates a competitive edge and added value for our stakeholders Innovation Ongoing innovation forms the basis of our market position and ensures our competitiveness Infrastructure Our excellent infrastructure creates an attractive and stimulating environment

Campus & Locations

Management Center Innsbruck (MCI) has established a reputation as an internationally oriented university of applied sciences through customer orientation and consistent quality management. The Tyrolean Mountains within grasp, the region’s unbeatable sports- and leisure facilities, the proximity to Germany, Switzerland, and Italy and Innsbruck’s long-standing academic tradition all guarantee a unique ambiance for students. At its central locations, MCI offers an outstanding infrastructure with attractive and well-equipped lecture halls, computer labs and group working rooms, with state-of-the-art workstations and research facilities, student hostels in the vicinity, a wide choice of good places for eating out, convenient parking and excellent public transport.

Programs taught in:
  • English
  • German

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Management Center Innsbruck

The "Executive PhD Program in Management" jointly offered by the University of Antwerp, the Antwerp Management School and the Management Center Innsbruck is a four-year, ... [+]

The "Executive PhD Program in Management" jointly offered by the University of Antwerp, the Antwerp Management School and the Management Center Innsbruck is a four-year, part-time research-based program. It provides the perfect fit for senior executives who have been seeking for high-level DBA programs.

This international Executive PhD Program aims at applying state-of-the-art knowledge and relevant research skills to contemporary business problems. As a premium executive development program, designed to be academically rigorous and intellectually challenging, it closes the gap between traditional PhD and professional DBA programs.

The Executive PhD program will be delivered at the Antwerp Management School as well as at the Management Center Innsbruck campuses.... [-]

Austria Innsbruck
November 2019
4 years
Online & Campus Combined
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6020 Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria
+43 512 2070 – 2100