Although it may seem odd to say so at first, history shows that ballet and politics have always been close bedfellows. At Webster Vienna, no one embodies this relationship more closely than Patricia Karrer, a ballet dancer and political activist who will soon graduate with a degree in International Relations and Economics.
The OPEC Bulletin visited Webster Vienna Private University (WVPU) in the heart of Vienna to uncover the changes the oldest private university in the city has undergone and its historical link to OPEC. Dr Samuel R Schubert’s office looks like a typical professor’s room. Papers and books cover every surface. A coffee machine is placed prominently on the coffee table. Home to great thoughts and ideas. Schubert, the Associate Director of Webster Vienna Private University (WVPU) fits right in. A man who has accomplished a lot during his tenure at the university, he is friendly with a ready smile and natty clothes befitting his position.
It is so hard to miss David Ilioski's smile, a 21-year-old N. Macedonian Webster Vienna student with a passion for basketball and football. His best friend and Webster Vienna peer Alessandro Pittiglio - an Italian with a decade-long Viennese residency under his belt - conveniently shares the same passion.
The Center for Liberal Arts (CLA) is pleased to announce that WVPU student Samuil Pavlevchev has recently been accepted into the MPhil program at Kingston University’s Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP), where Pavlevchev plans to begin his studies in Fall 2020. CRMEP is not only the leading center for postgraduate level study and doctoral research in continental philosophy in the UK, it is also widely regarded as one of the best places to study philosophy in the world.
An education is one of life’s most valuable assets, and as the biggest university city in the Germansphere, Vienna has plenty to offer. But graduates often find themselves with a degree and no real job prospects. Companies can capitalize on practical experience and skills that most traditional degree programs – with their overcrowded auditoriums – simply cannot provide. It pays off to seek out a school that focusses on expanding its students’ horizons beyond the pages of their textbooks. With a student to teacher ratio of 20:1 at most, Webster Vienna Private University does just that.
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Due to recent developments with regard to the outbreak of COVID-19, Webster Vienna Private University will remain closed through the Spring semester. All courses will continue online. There will be no classes on campus.
Focused on this year's International Women's Day theme of "Each for Equal", Webster Vienna Private University’s Working Group on Equal Opportunities hosted an introspective panel discussion addressing the theme and exploring what we as individuals can do every day to promote gender equality within society.
Webster Vienna Private University (WVPU), the Vienna Campus of the worldwide Webster University network announces jointly with Borealis, the extension of its commitment to endowing the social scholarship fund at WVPU. The endowment, originally established in 2016, provides financial support by way of merit and social scholarships to academically gifted students.