Doing Business in Austria (E)

level of course unit

First Cycle

Learning outcomes of course unit

The course is an introduction into the business environment of Austria.

The students will gain an understanding of the main stakeholders of the Austrian economy and how they work together.

They will learn differences in western economic models.

Students will able to fulfill a management role in a company doing business in Austria.

prerequisites and co-requisites

1. year of studies

course contents

Key Stakeholders of the Austrian economy (AK, WK, Sozialpartnerschaft, …)
Austrian Banking System
Founding a business in Austria

recommended or required reading


assessment methods and criteria

Participation 20%
group exercise 30%
test 50%

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


eLearning quota in percent


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

group exercises

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Dr. Markus Mayr

course unit code


type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery


work placement(s)


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