It is our pleasure to invite you to the Joint International Week 2019 at The University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovak Republic and at WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Austria, which will take place from 8 to 12 April 2019. This event aims to bring together staff from both universities and partner institutions in order to strengthen international networks and exchange ideas.


Hosting Higher Education Institution: University of Economics in Bratislava (UEBA) / SK BRATISL03
WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) / A WIEN05
Countries: Slovak Republic, Austria
Dates 8 - 12 April 2019,
Program at UEBA, Bratislava: 8 – 10 April 2019
Program at WU, Vienna: 11 – 12 April 2019
Language: English (a good communication level is required – at least B2)
Maximum number of participants 25
Target Group International Office staff and general administrative staff, dealing with international programs and mobility, i.e. departmental coordinators, program managers.
Faculty members and lecturers (lectures at UEBA only)
Application You can apply for the whole program at WU and UEBA, or either one.
Applying for the whole program is strongly recommended!
Deadline for applying: 30 november 2018 (Acceptance decision by 14 December 2018)
Accommodation: Not provided in Bratislava or Vienna (in case of interest, we can provide assistance)
Contact person details: Mr. David Bocko, Department of International Mobility,
University of Economics in Bratislava
Dolnozemská cesta 1/b, 852 35 Bratislava, Slovak Republic

Tel.: +421 2 6729 5386, E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ms. Christa Karner, International Office,
WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)
Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna

Tel.: +43 1 31336 4202, E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We have prepared a rich program for our guests, including:


  • International Office staff and general administrative staff: At UEBA, participants will take part in one soft-skills workshop and a workshop on international cooperation. At WU, participants will explore new trends in higher education exchange programming. Moreover, there will be a keynote speech on new developments in student mobility - specifically regarding the Erasmus+ program and digitalization. To round up the program, we will facilitate meetings with incoming and outgoing students of the participants´ institutions.
  • Faculty members and lecturers: (Available in Bratislava only) Participants will be offered the opportunity to teach and meet coordinators and contact persons from faculties and administrative units to participate in general activities (consultations with doctoral students) and gain an insight into current research projects.
  • Social Program: We offer opportunities to explore Slovak and Austrian culture in Bratislava and Vienna. 


We look forward to meeting you in Bratislava! 

University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovak Republic

The University of Economics in Bratislava (UEBA) is considered to be one of the most important educational and scientific-research institutions in the Slovak Republic. The UEBA is a public Higher Education Institution focusing on Economics, Business, and Management. The mission of the UEBA is to provide quality higher education in all three levels of university education in a complex of economic and management degree programs and selected study programs in the humanities and informatics sciences; the development of knowledge based on the freedom of creative scientific research in the fields of business, economics, informatics, humanities and social sciences; and thus contributing to the development of the knowledge society of Slovakia and the European area.

Facts and Figures

Number of Faculties / Schools: 7 (6 of them with the seat in Bratislava and 1 in Košice)

Number of graduates: 100 000

Number of Students: 8 000

Number of academic staff: 500

Number of Study programs: 61

Courses taught in foreign languages: 150

Number of Double Degrees: 9


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WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria)

Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria

WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) is one of Europe’s leading institutions of higher education in the fields of economics, business, business law, and social sciences.

WU’s triple accreditation by EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA – the three foremost international accreditations for business and economics universities – is a testimonial for WU’s high quality standards. WU’s modern campus is located in the city center and is characterized by its impressive, award-winning architecture. WU has made internationalization a number one priority. About 23,000 students are currently enrolled at WU, over a quarter of which come from outside of Austria. WU welcomes about 1,000 exchange students from its 240 partner universities every year. Those reputable partner institutions around the world help to facilitate research cooperation as well as student and faculty mobility. 

Facts and Figures

Number of Departments / Institutes: 11 Academic Departments, 60 Institutes, 15 Research Institutes and 6 Competence Centers.

Number of Students: 23,787 (47% women)

International students: 6,579 (49% women)

Incoming/Ougoing exchange students ~1,000 / ~1000 per year

Total faculty1: 497 (44% women)

Administrative staff: 496 (70% women)

Number of Study programs: 2 German-taught bachelor programs, 8 German-taught master´s programs, 7 English-taught master´s programs, 3 German-taught doctoral/PhD programs, 2 English-taught doctoral programs

Number of Double Degree programs: 5

1 not including personnel funded by third parties


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