Academic Trading and Investment Society

Your gateway to a career in finance 

One Step Ahead

Who we are

We are Austria’s largest student-run finance society whose members have truly made the leap into finance, helped shape our brand and built an invaluable networking platform.

Our mission is to accelerate the development of hard- and soft-skills of our members, combining theory with a hands-on approach and real-life work experience.

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Learn All About Our members

Meet Our Board of Directors

Patrick Pötzi

Head of Equity Research

1.5 Years with WUTIS

Patrick has finished his BSc in Business Administration at WU Vienna and will pursue his MSc in SIMC starting fall 2021. He currently works at PwC's Deal Advisory in Restructuring & Refinancing (Business Recovery Services). Previously he has gained experience at Accenture in Financial Services Consulting and at a Raiffeisenlandesbank in the controlling department.

Iryna Zginnyk

Vice President
Head of Equity Research

1.5 Years with WUTIS

Iryna is currently doing her BSc in International Business Administration at WU Vienna. She has already gained work experience in the real estate industry. Starting in September, she will be doing internship in corporate finance / M&A field at the Clairfield International GmbH.

Oliver Gschwandtner

Vice President
Head of Strategy & Development

1.5 Years with WUTIS

Oliver has finished his BSc in International Business Administration at WU Vienna after five semesters. He gained work experience in the field of audit and afterwards at KPMG in its Financial Risk Advisory Division. He is heading for a career in global investment banking and is starting to gain experience at Deutsche Bank this upcoming fall.

Florian Kollarczik

Head of Systematic Trading

1.5 Years with WUTIS

In his studies in business administration, Florian specializes in Finance and Data Science. Although, having gained international experience e.g. as a Business Analyst in New York, Florian feels most comfortable in his deep passion for finance. Instead of focusing exclusively on a certain aspect within the field, his interest comprises merging both quantitative as well as qualitative methods of investing.

Becoming a member

In three simple steps

We are happy to assist you in preparing for our highly selective recruiting process. 
Application windows open in September and February each year and last approximately 4 weeks.


learning about our society

Dig deeper into what makes our society unique and gain insights into our three divisions and our management team

Explore which division fits you and your interests best.


Applying for your division of choice

Express your interest in your preferred division and apply by submitting your CV and cover letter.

We will get back to you soon after our application windows closes.


Entering our fellowship Phase

(In case you survived our interview rounds)

Experience the steep and continuous learning curve as well as the work ethic of our societies’ members.

Life as a Full member

Learn from the best. 

Work on real-life cases and receive feedback from seasoned leaders.

Gain access to exclusive events with our corporate partners.

Leverage your work output created at WUTIS. 

Connect with a strong alumni network.

What former members say about us

Alumni Testimonials


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