Modul University Vienna (MU) is an internationally-oriented organization for research and education on tourism, sustainable development, new media technology, and public governance. It was established by the Vienna Economic Chamber of Commerce and approved by the Austrian Accreditation Council in 2007. MU combines a strong academic foundation with a commitment to sustainability and innovation as the key drivers of long-term success. It aims to foster independent and original research and bring the benefits of innovation to the research community and the general public. It also supports and adheres to the principles of the UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism. MU builds upon an international network of partner universities, commercial enterprises and public institutions. Its faculty comprises renowned Austrian and international scholars who have a strong commitment to develop this young organization into a leading research platform in its fields.