FHWien der WKW

Digital Technology & Innovation

  • MSc
  • Extra occupational
  • German, English
  • 4 semesters
  • Vienna
  • 20 places
Application period
from 09.01.2024 to 25.03.2024

***NEW in 2024***

The part-time Master’s program in Digital Innovation* deals with the creative use of digital

  • You are fascinated by digital technology.
  • You want to deepen your technical know-how.
  • You want to be able to manage complex innovation projects professionally in the future.

FHWien der WKW is currently preparing two Master’s programs at the interface of digital technology and innovation: the Master’s program in Digital Innovation* and the more technically oriented Master’s program in Digital Technology & Innovation*.

*subject to accreditation by AQ Austria

    Focus & Qualifications

    Graduates combine skills from the fields of “digital technology” and “innovation“.

    Digital Technology

    You will acquire in-depth knowledge of digital technology. This puts you in a position to

    • make technology decisions,
    • design complex information systems and implement them as prototypes in agile teams and
    • familiarize yourself with emergent technologies.

    The focus is on:

    • cognitive systems: machine learning, generative artificial intelligence, intelligent assistance, data science
    • cyber-physical systems: internet of things, robotics, assistance systems, augmented reality


    You can lead interdisciplinary teams through innovation processes and mediate between different stakeholders. You attach great importance to user-centered, iterative and holistic working methods.

    Applied Research and Development

    You understand the benefits of academic integrity and are able to critically evaluate research and development results and make them comprehensible to others.

    Personal and Social Competencies

    The study program promotes your personal and social development:

    • You will improve you leadership skills in the context of complex projects.
    • You will learn to act as an expert in a technical environment.
    • You will train your creativity and resilience in a particularly dynamic environment.


    • Studying technology at a business school – if you want to combine the application of technology with applied economic thinking
    • 60 % online learning, often in teams – if you need to balance your studies, job and family but still don’t want to study on your own

    Entry requirements

    The admission requirements for the Master’s program in Digital Technology & Innovation are

    - Completion of a relevant Bachelor’s program at a university of applied sciences or
    - the completion of an equivalent study program at a recognized domestic or foreign post-secondary educational institution.

    We consider degrees at the interface of information technology and management, e.g. Bachelor’s degrees in digital business, business informatics, digital transformation, IT project management, industrial engineering and innovation management, to be relevant.

    Decisions on admission in individual cases are made by the head of program.


    Application mode:

    Application time:
    January 9 – March 25, 2024

    Appointment for the admissions process:
    March, April, May

    Admission procedure:
    Online application, computer-based admissions test, degree-program specific admissions procedure (CV-Check, group interview)

    Start of studies:

    Study information days:
    Dates on the website: https://www.fh-wien.ac.at/en/?cat=66&post_type=event#start

    Tuition fee:
    Euro 363.36 per semester (excl. Austrian students’ union fee)

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