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With knowledge sharing being at the centre of what we do, The Vienna Institute has been designed to realise its objective of academic excellence. We will continue to work to develop Management International University and create strategic university partnerships to act as a European destination for like-minded partners.  

The Vienna Institute’s educational goals are centred around the 3 following themes: 

Empowering people and communities.  

Delivering transformative education, research, and innovation  

Achieving organizational excellence 

Students of the ICO institute will come via different programmes. ICO research centre will offer several fellowship opportunities for independent or affiliated researchers. Management International University will attract students from all over the world, interested in higher education certificate and diplomas in Business & Entrepreneurship, Suitability & Good Governance, Conflict Resolution & Ethics. Lastly, our partnered universities will offer a range of courses, related to the work of ICO, to their students. 


To ensure the success of our diverse student body, we will have a dedicated team to coordinate the academic calendar, share on-site opportunities and foster a vibrant student body.  


Inductions will allow all students to understand which designated buildings will host them and which other campus amenities they can use such as conference rooms, accommodation facilities, and leisure facilities.  

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The MIU courses are developed to help students advance in their careers, whether in the private, public, or not- for-profit sector.  The primary objective is not just to impart knowledge but to hone student’s critical analysis and innovative thinking skills. We believe in nurturing minds that can make positive and lasting differences in their communities.


Diploma in Entrepreneurship and Business Management


MIU is proud to introduce Diploma in Entrepreneurship and Business Management. Each module is structured as a Certificate of Higher Education. This unique design allows students the flexibility to either pursue individual modules based on their interest or undertake the complete diploma for a comprehensive understanding.


MIU's Offerings in Collaboration with UPeace


In collaboration with the esteemed University of Peace (UPeace), an institution birthed from the vision of the UN General Assembly through Resolution 35/55, MIU offers courses in:

  • Human Rights: Delve into the intricate nuances of human rights, understanding both its universal principles and its contextual applications.

  • Human Rights for Peacekeepers: Specifically tailored for those who stand on the front lines of conflict zones, ensuring that peacekeeping missions respect and uphold human rights.

  • Multicultural Awareness: An essential course in today's globalised world, fostering understanding, respect, and collaboration among diverse cultural backgrounds.


Each course is designed as a modular programme, allowing students the flexibility to enroll based on individual interests. These modules require a commitment of 4 hours of online MIU instruction each week, ensuring comprehensive coverage and deep engagement.


In 50 years from now, we want to reach over 20,000 students, based on the current number of international and national students enrolled at Vienna University and the UK Universities. 

Our vision is to unleash learners' creativity and encourage students to take greater responsibility for their own learning so that staff can facilitate collaborative learning, support student led projects and knowledge exchanges.  

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