The Gustavson School of Business (UVic – University of Victoria, Canada), a longtime partner of the JKU, has been included in the 2020 ranking of the Financial Times for Masters in Management programs worldwide and was ranked 66th which is an improvement on the previous year. The JKU has a fruitful longtime partnership with UVic, together with the NSYSU (Taiwan) they are offering the joint Master’s degree program in Global Business (ACT), whereby students are studying in a multi-national class setting one year at their home institution and one year at all three partner universities (Austria, Canada and Taiwan). Moreover since 2019 JKU and UVic together with the CENTRUM PUCP Business School in Lima offer the new tricontinental Global Business path PAC.
As special asset of the Global Business Program, students complete an international internship and instruction in a second language as part of their mandatory program requirements. This unique approach of teaching helps students develop a global mindset, cultural awareness and prepares them for international management careers.