FHWien der WKW

Human Resources Management

  • BA
  • Full-time, Extra occupational
  • German
  • 6 semesters
  • Vienna
  • 64 places (30 Full-time, 34 Extra occupational)

A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management offers an academically sound and practically relevant study program for future HR professionals.

The fundamentals of the degree program are human resources management, labor law, personnel development and the basics of management. As well as working on current trends such as performance and talent management, you will acquire social and methodical skills enabling you to carry out training courses in companies.

You will develop HR management-specific solutions for companies in application projects from the second semester onwards. Upon completion you can successfully work as a/an: Administrative expert, employee champion, change agent or strategic partner.

In the Bachelor’s degree program in Human Resources Management, you will develop skills that will allow you to work in many different fields. The three year practice-oriented generalist degree program is offered either in a part-time format or in a full-time format and is a must for a quick and successful start to your career.


  • Specialist knowledge in human resources management
  • Development of HR management specific solutions for companies in a digitalised and globalised world
  • International experiences during the semester abroad or thanks to Internationalization@home
  • Exciting projects and HR experts and professionals as lecturers
  • Trainer Certificate
  • Further certification options in cooperation with Austrian Standards (E-Learning Manager, Expert in Personnel Selection, Expert in Personnel Development)

Focus & Qualifications

Graduates from the degree program in Human Resources Management have the following skills and qualifications at their command:

  • Human Resources Management: human resources strategy, performance management, human resources administration, human resources marketing, leadership, ethics, personnel planning
  • Personnel development: potential analysis, career management, development of continuing education programs, using e-learning in companies, concepts of employee loyalty, creating mentoring programs
  • Labor law: detailed knowledge of labor law, contract design, termination of employment and personnel administration, personnel accounting
  • Recruiting: job postings, organization of applications, organization and carrying out of interviews and assessment center, introducing new employees
  • Electronic human resources management (eHR): IT support for all staff-related processes
  • Empirical social research: creating and evaluating interviews and questionnaires
  • Business administration: accounting, marketing, sociology, strategic management, project management, economics, interpreting annual reports, carrying out cost accounting in internal accounting
  • Organizational development: organizational analysis, organizational culture, change management, learning organization
  • Social skills: training in a company setting, communication and negotiation, presentation, moderation, conflict management

Entry requirements

University entrance qualification or professional qualification with additional examinations


Application mode:

Application time:
January 10 to March 27, 2023

Appointment for the admissions process:
March, April, May

Admission procedure:
Online registration, sending application documents, computer-based admissions test

Start of studies:

Study information days:
Dates on the website: https://www.fh-wien.ac.at/en/?cat=44&post_type=event#start

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

Yes (Transfer credits possible for students working in a related field while studying)

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