Open-mindedness and diversity were already among the university’s key values at WU’s founding in 1898.
WU's academic programs are characterized by the diversity and quality of the program portfolio, internationality, and close ties to the business community.
WU’s nearly 23,000 students benefit greatly from the diversity of our faculty of almost 720 researchers and teachers with expertise in fields ranging from business administration and economics to law, social sciences, and languages.
WU’s online teaching and learning platform LEARN provides students with interactive lessons, learning materials, personal progress statistics, important information about their courses, and a variety of communication tools.
Excellent research is another main cornerstone of WU’s mission. This includes not only strengthening WU’s profile as a research university, but also participating in public discourse with society and exchanging knowledge with all relevant stakeholders. Continuous work to strengthen and stimulate research is one of WU’s key priorities for the future.
WU graduates are ideally equipped for professional challenges and in high demand with employers. The WU ZBP Career Center provides support for planning and launching a successful career.
Campus WU is a unique, modern university complex with approximately 100,000m2 of floor space, offering students and faculty optimal conditions for teaching, learning, and research.
The high quality of its research and teaching is confirmed by three of the most renowned international accreditations - EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA.