Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

The AACSB membership allows us to achieve their international business accreditation.


IMC Krems enjoys a high level of international recognition thanks to its membership of the European Foundation for Management Development’s (EFMD) global network. Based in Brussels, the EFMD is Europe’s leading quality assurance and accreditation platform for information, research, networking, innovation and best practice in relation to management development.


The Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative aims to promote responsible management training and continuous improvement, and to instil a sense of social responsibility at universities with a view to enhancing global sustainability. As a member, IMC Krems is committed to implementing and safeguarding the six PRME principles (purpose, values, method, research, partnership and dialogue), which enable us to adapt our curriculum, research activities, teaching methods and institutional strategies to new challenges and opportunities in the world of management.

UN Global Compact

By joining the UN Global Compact – the leading global initiative on corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainable development – IMC Krems has shown its dedication to implementing as far as possible the initiative’s Ten Principles, which cover human rights, labour, the environment and the fight against corruption.


Österreichische Fachhochschul-Konferenz (FHK) is a private, non-profit association dedicated to fostering and enhancing the quality of education, science, research and teaching at Austria’s universities of applied sciences. FHK also promotes uniform standards and transparency in the higher education sector, as well as carrying out public relations work designed to raise the sector’s profile.

International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)

The IAUP is an international platform that facilitates networking, collaboration and the exchange of know-how among university presidents, rectors and vice-chancellors. All of the members are representatives of regionally accredited higher education institutions.


The Austrian Agency for Research Integrity (ÖAWI) carries out professional investigations into alleged academic misconduct in Austria, assessing the severity of any violations and, if necessary, proposing corrective measures.


The membership in the European Association for International Education (EAIE) enables IMC Krems to network with fellow institutions, and to acquire and share expertise in the internationalisation of higher education activities.