IMC Krems University of Applied Sciences

International Wine Business

  • BA
  • Full-time
  • English
  • 6 semester
  • Krems

What better place to develop business administration expertise for the international wine business than in one of Austria's top wine-producing areas? The English-language International Wine Business programme at IMC Krems is the only degree programme with an exclusive focus on the wine business offered at an Austrian university of applied sciences. In-depth education covering business administration, viticultural and oenological topics means that after six semesters you are fully equipped to assume managerial responsibilities in the wine and beverage industry, including on the international stage.

What to expect from the degree programme

In semesters 1–4 the programme covers business administration, economics, languages, and communication. It also enhances your interpersonal skills. Throughout your studies you will concentrate on wine and winegrowing and will acquire expertise in wine production, grape varieties and wine styles. 

Your 5th semester internship is the centrepiece of the programme. You will work for at least 22 weeks in your chosen specialism. At the end of your degree you will have all the tools needed to evaluate wine production under specific conditions in Austria and abroad.

Why choose our International Wine Business programme

  • Studying surrounded by vineyards in the popular and renowned Wachau valley
  • It's all about wine
  • Many options to complete your internship

Learn more!

Here are some interviews with students and graduates on why they chose our International Wine Business bachelor programme!

Entry requirements

Austrian school-leaving certificate or an equivalent qualification.


Application mode:
Online application

Application time:

Appointment for the admissions process:
As of February 2023

Admission procedure:
Admission interview

Start of studies:
September 2022

Study information days:

Tuition fee:
Students from EU/EEA countries: € 363.36 + the Austrian National Union of Students (ÖH) dues amount of € 22.70 per semester. Non-EU nationals: € 200 registration fee (one-time) and € 6,900 EUR + the Austrian National Union of Students (ÖH) dues amount of € 22.70 per semester.

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