MCI Management Center Innsbruck - the Entrepreneurial School®

Innsbruck, Austria
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 faculty, 240 partner universities from all over the world, and countless graduates and employers value highly what the Entrepreneurial School® has to offer.


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 competences are two of the pillars of teaching and learning at MCI.


At MCI research serves as an inspiration for our teaching as MCI faculty create state of the art knowledge and know-how to be passed on to the students. At the same time research at MCI serves as a basis for service to the community. With its expertise MCI faculty and researchers contribute to the technological, economic and societal development of its environment. MCI research strives to support regional, national and international partners in their innovation activities to increase efficiency and competitiveness.


The MCI Career Center is an interface between academia and business, graduates and the employment market.

For students and alumni, the MCI Career Center is the first port of call for all questions relating to the job market and career planning. In addition to a wide range of information and events, the center also offers individual advisory sessions and coaching.

For companies, the MCI Career Center is their competent partner in all fields of recruitment on the MCI campus. The center offers access to the professional talents of tomorrow at various levels.

Short Courses

Business & Management (1)


Student services

Students are offered a variety of opportunities for professional and scientific qualifications. Everyday student-life, privat life, and work are sometimes difficult to combine – we are happy to advise you and look for solutions for a successful degree. 

 Individual Support 

  •  Information concerning studying at MCI 
  •  Psychological Counseling Services for Students 
  •  Health & Safety 

 Study Skills 

  •  Seminars & Workshops 
  •  Information about learning & writing techniques

Housing services

Innsbruck has a long history as a university town and offers a variety of housing options including student dormitories, private rooms, and shared apartments. Prices vary depending on size, location, and equipment. 

Library services

MCI Library Services provide guidance and support throughout the whole studies. Selected literature is available on campus and online. Individual counseling for research and academic writing is also part of the services. Additionally, MCI has a long-standing cooperation with the University Library of Innsbruck (ULB) that provides full access to the facilities of the University Library.

ICT services

Our objective at IT-Services is to provide optimum support for students, faculty and the university administration. The modern IT infrastructure at all MCI locations, with state-of-the-art computer rooms, freely accessible PC workstations and campus-wide Wireless LAN, is one of the keys to ideal working conditions for students.

Student Life

Campus life

Student life is about more than lectures and learning, and Innsbruck and its surroundings have much to offer. Students will find a wide and varied range of leisure activities and amenities, and plenty of opportunities to make new friends – in short, everything that is so important for young people at such a formative time of life.

Innsbruck is one of the most attractive cities in Europe, a city with a long university tradition and an exciting offering in the field of culture, sport and leisure activities in general. The beautiful mountains of the Tyrol as well as easy access to Germany, Switzerland and Italy make Innsbruck a wonderful place for work and play for students at the MCI.

Sports facilities

Situated in the heart of the Alps, the two-time host of the Winter Olympics and high-end tourist destination Innsbruck provides a wealth of year-round sports and leisure opportunities.

  • Innsbruck University Sports Institute (USI)
  • MCI Soccer Team
  • Sports Department of the MCI Students’ Council
  • Sports and leisure activities in Innsbruck and surrounding areas
  • Sports competitions for students

Student clubs

Student associations are open to university students and alumni. They are committed to the principle of life-long friendship and common ideals and form a traditional part of university life in Austria.


The Entrepreneurial School® has always been committed to continuous development and benchmarking and was quick to recognize the importance of affiliation to national and international academic associations, accreditation and certification programs, and an extensive network of partner universities.

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