Academics

Immipreneurs

Immipreneurs - supporting promising migrant entrepreneurs

What did the young multicultural group that gathered in the Webster University residence, including a Chinese, Pakistani, two Egyptians and two Polish nationals, have in common? They are all promising “immipreneurs”,there for the premiere of Café ImmiCo, a mentoring program for immigrant entrepreneurs. 

Japanese Koto music by Masami Morimoto

Welcome to experience Koto - a traditional Japanese stringed musical instrument. Masami Morimoto, a famous Japanese Koto players returns to Webster Vienna to teach us about the history of Koto and and enjoy some unique music. Masami Morimoto has played in New York, Washington, Baltimore and Philadelphia in the US and in Vienna, Linz and Graz in Austria, as well as other major cities in Europe.

Room 4.06-4.07

Therapy dogs

Therapy dogs offer stress relief

On Monday, December 14, the Webster Vienna Library organized the visit of three cuddly, four-legged guests to help students, faculty and staff de-stress during finals week. Almost 70 people participated in the event sponsored by the Student Government Association and used the opportunity to interact with the visiting certified therapy dogs. “We have been to schools, geriatric institutions and hospices, however, visiting a university was new to us. It was a very positive experience and we would be happy to come again”, says Gertraud Mark, the owner and trainer of the dogs.

Night Against Procrastination

Writing against procrastination

How Writing Centers can make their work visible, support writers and have fun

By Dr. Lydia Wazir-Staubmann

ACUNS

Symposium; Victimization of Women by Extremist Groups

Symposium on the occasion of the International Day on the Elimination of Violence against Women (VAW)

Jointly organized by the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS), Vienna Liaison, and Webster Vienna

Donation

Three Children Given Access to Education

Thanks to the donations made by Webster Vienna students, staff, faculty, and guests at the Oké Africa party that took place at Palais Wenkheim this summer, three children have been able to start school this fall. The donations were given to the primary school of Fongba in Lokossa, Benin by the "Stimmen Für Afrika" charity association. The children started their first classes on October 5th, 2015.

Ethics Weekend for New Students, Fall 2015

On September 4th and 5th, all new Webster Vienna students took part in the annual First Year Seminar Ethics Weekend. Students participated in role-plays, simulations, and group discussions in order to explore and understand some of today’s most challenging ethical dilemmas. 

Chess for Girls

Annual WOM Chess for Girls

Webster Vienna is proud to host the 2nd Annual WOM Chess for Girls event, June 29 - July 4, 2015.

Ten of the top young talents from around the world (from 10 different countries!) were invited based on the April 2015 Top Girls’ rating list, with the restriction that only one player per federation was allowed.

Oké Africa party

Oké Africa party

On June 16, 2015, Vienna campus students, staff, faculty, and guests were treated to a festive celebration of African culture in the Atrium of the Palais Wenkheim. The event marked the culmination of Vienna’s Project Africana, a curricular initiative running since January 2015, which has offered students a chance to learn about various aspects of African culture through coursework in 5 Africa-themed courses and frequent co-curricular activities.

Oké Africa party

With the Oké Africa party we celebrate the culmination of Webster Vienna's Project Africana general education course cluster. This party gives you the chance to experience a bit of African culture right here in Vienna.

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