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Immo Spotlight: Elisabeth Rist, BA MSC MRICS

Portrait Elisabeth Rist

Mrs. Rist has graduated in our Master's Program Real Estate Investment & Valuation. After years of experience she established Rist & Partner Immobilienmakler GmbH.

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of real estate education at the TU Wien, she answered the questions of our interview team.

Degree in
MSc Real Estate Investment & Valuation

Year of graduation

Current professional position
Owner Rist & Partner Immobilienmakler GmbH

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How can you apply the knowledge acquired at the Vienna University of Technology in your current position?
I can apply the broad knowledge daily.

What memories do you have when you think back to your studies at the TU Wien? How was or is the connection with your fellow students?
The nervousness before exams remains in my memory, as well as the beer or wine after the lectures. A very nice feeling was the relief after delivery of the master thesis.

In your opinion, what makes the success of real estate courses at the TU Wien?Without a doubt, it is the combination of practice and theory which can already be implemented into daily work even during the master's program. The practice projects help enormously to quickly integrate the learned into practice.

How reputable is a degree in real estate at the TU Wien for employers today?
As an employer, one can fully rely on the candidate to have a sound overview and knowledge of the real estate industry.

What advice do you have for students who want to start real estate studies at the TU Wien?
You have to stick with it.

How did the graduation of the master program Real Estate Management & Valuation contribute to the realization of your career goals? What were your steps to self-employment / company founding?
The study was simply the perfect opportunity for me - to combine the learned practice with the theory. This has given me the necessary self-confidence to take the step into self-employment.

Which word would describe your real estate studies at the Vienna University of Technology best?

The CEC-Team would like to thank Mrs. Rist for the interview and wishes her success on her career path!