MODUL University Vienna (MU) is an internationally-oriented organization for research and education on tourism, sustainable development, new media technology, and public governance. It was established by the Vienna Economic Chamber of Commerce and approved by the Austrian Accreditation Council in 2007. MU combines a strong academic foundation with a commitment to sustainability and innovation as the key drivers of long-term success. It aims to foster independent and original research and bring the benefits of innovation to the research community and the general public. MU builds upon an international network of partner universities, commercial enterprises and public institutions. Its faculty comprises renowned Austrian and international scholars who have a strong commitment to develop this young organization into a leading research platform in its fields.
MODUL University Vienna is Europe’s leading research platform for the tourism industry and for public sector institutions and is the first contact partner when seeking scientifically-based solutions in these fields. It represents a brain pool for the structural development of municipalities, regions, and federal states and possesses an international network of partner universities, commercial enterprises and public institutions. Furthermore, the international university is an attractive partner for international research projects.