About Mayor Institute


The Mayor Institute is a Vienna based Think Tank. Its main aim is to promote, develop and disseminate knowledge for responding 21st century challenges, such as growing populations in cities, environmental and mobility challenges but also challenges faced by small and medium sized enterprises.

The educational services offered by the Mayor Institute are short executive courses characterized by a mix of practical examples and theoretical foundation.

The educational services offered by the Mayor Institute are short executive courses characterized by a mix of practical examples and theoretical foundation.
The Mayor Institute’s main targets are city representatives from Central / Eastern Europe and CIS small and medium sized cities. As cities will inhabit approx. 75% of the world’s population by 2050, it is necessary to develop common smart city standards. The Mayor Institute actively works together with Vienna-based but also international organizations to formulate and disseminate standards for smart city development to guarantee future prosperity for coming generations.