Harvard MOC Network

What is MOC?


Microeconomics of Competitiveness (MOC) is a course developed at Harvard Business School by Prof. Michael Porter and his team at the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness. The course is concerned with the determinants of competitiveness and economic development from a micro-economic perspective.

The MOC Affiliate Network is a group of international educational institutions teaching the MOC curriculum and collaborating in the field of competitiveness and regional development. The mission of the network is not only to provide a first class and case-based teaching experience but also to generate knowledge through collaborative research and to support policy makers to improve competitiveness at different levels. The MOC Affiliate Network currently consists of more than 100 educational institutions in over 65 countries around the world.


Address: Hofzeile 18-20, 1190 Vienna
Email: [email protected]
Admissions: [email protected]
Phone:+43 1 369 1818
Academic Coordination
Monday through Thursday:
9.00 - 15.00

Resident Permit Services:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday:
9.30 - 17.00
9.30 – 13.30
About Admission

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