Accredited in the U.S. and Austria

List of Accreditations

Higher Learning Commission
North Central Association

Webster University is accredited in the United States by the Higher Learning Commission.
The accreditation, which was first awarded in 1925, includes undergraduate and graduate degree programs at all locations worldwide where the Webster University offers its programs.


AQ Austria
Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria

Since 2001, Webster Vienna Private University, has been accredited by The Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ Austria) as an Austrian Private University.

One of the requirements to receive the Austrian accreditation is that the majority of courses need to be taken at Webster Vienna Private University (i.e. Webster's campus in Vienna) especially during the last year. The student will receive the "Diploma Supplement" as part of the Austrian degree which specifies the ECTS credits commonly used in Europe (Bologna Process).


Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

Webster's Business and Management programs are accredited by ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs).


Awards and Recognitions

  • Webster University is a member of the EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development).
  • Webster University is a member of the AACSB (American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business).
  • Webster University is a member of CIS (Council of International Schools).
  • Webster Vienna Private University is the first and only University in Austria to be recognized by the CFA Institute. The Master of Science in Finance program has been acknowledged as incorporating at least 70 percent of the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) Program Candidate Body of Knowledge.
  • Webster University, founded in 1915 with its home campus based in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, is the only Tier 1, private, nonprofit university with campus locations around the world including metropolitan, military, online and corporate, as well as traditional American-style campuses in North America, Africa, Europe and Asia. A truly global university on 4 continents, in 8 countries, in 60 cities around the world.
  • List of all Webster University recognitions worldwide

WVPU Documents (Austria)