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  • Locations: Krems, Austria
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2019-2020 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Faculty Director(s) / Program Contact: Xochitl Valencia MSU Sponsoring Academic Dept(s): Accounting, Economics, Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing
Program Type: MnSU Exchange Program Language of Instruction: English
Intent of Program: Education Abroad Program Length: Semester or Year
Program sponsorship indicator: Mankato Program
Program Description:

IMC Krems
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Location: Krems, Austria

Unique Features

♦Classes are taught in English
♦Accreditated by the Austrian Ministry of Science and Research
♦Awesome location with state of the art infrastructure
♦Highly ranked in Austria

Program Requirements

You must be accepted to the College of Business. All students must be in good academic and disciplinary standing, with a minimum GPA of 2.7. MSU students must enroll in at least 12 credits while in Austria.

MSU Exchange Students are required to take a language/culture course. No previous foreign language experience in Austrian/German is required, but we do recommend that students become familiar with a few useful greetings and phrases as common courtesy.

Curious what classes you can take? Check out the International Student's Course Guide at


City/University Info

Krems is located on the banks of the Danube River, just an hour's drive to Vienna. A university town of 22,000 people, during term Krems has 9,000 students. IMC Fachhochscule Krems started in 1994 with 50 students and quickly grew into University of Applied Sciences with 1,000 students from all over the world. IMC Krems currently has 50 partner universities in 13 countries, and they pride themselves in small group work, project-related work, international lecturers and practical training seminars. The application for IMC Krems can be found here.

Check out the 
Krems International Student Guide 2016.pdf

2015-2016 Fact Sheet:
Information Sheet:

NOTE: This exchange is only offered to MSU students for Spring semester


Required Application Documents

Student Application Form:

Learning Agreement Form:


Students attending IMC Krems usually live in residence halls near campus in Piaristengasse. Private accommodation in off campus apartments is also available. More information on accommodation at ICM Krems can be found on their website. Krems Application for Accomodation Form 2016.pdf

Visa/Residency Requirements

Study in Austria requires both a student visa (D type) and possibly a residency permit. You will need your letter of acceptance from IMC Krems to acquire both the visa and the permit.

More information on entry and visa regulations here.

Transcripts of records will be issued with in 6 weeks after the end of the Krems term. The [spring term] transcripts will be issued douring the second half of july. Students will have access to the university intranet and will be able to read their grades before the transcripst are issued.

In the case of negative grades, stduents who stay at Krems druing the following semseter can go in for a resit; students who return home can do the resit at their institution with supervision.

Students should not leave prior to exam dates--except for specific cases such as students from the Americas which have been predetermined. Lecturers and professors cannot offer extra exam dates for exchange students.


Updated by: Katelyn S.
January 2016