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Warwick Economics Summit 2019

10 Webster Vienna Students Will Get the Opportunity of a Lifetime

The Warwick Economic summit is Europe’s biggest student led conference and international forum where talented university students listen to some of the world's most revered and inspirational speakers. The Summit's focus goes far beyond the field of economics, encompassing the broader spheres of the social sciences, including development, politics, psychology and international relations.

Each year the University of Warwick invites a total of 450 delegates from all over the world to attend the summit. Prestigious universities such as the University of Oxford and Stanford University participated last year.

The summit is taking place over a time span of 3 days.
1st day: Talks: A wide range of topics delivered by revered speakers
2nd day: Networking event with the speakers: chance to interact with the speakers
3rd day: Ball: Chance to interact with students from other universities, most of the speakers also attend the ball
Webster Vienna students have been invited to attend the Warwick Economics 2019 Summit. Those who attend will get the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and acquire insight in fields such as asset management, economics, and international relations. The topics of the Warwick Economic Summit strongly coincide with the main studies at our university.

By attending this summit, students will gain the opportunity to network with experts in their specific fields and make valuable connections with potential employers. The certificate of participation is a valuable asset on the attendee's CV. Airplane tickets as well as room and board for this event will be covered by Webster Vienna Private University in collaboration with the SGA.

Quick Facts:

Travel Dates: January 31st - February 4th, 2019
Location: Warwick University (Coventry, UK)
Who qualifies to attend the summit: Undergraduate and Graduate students from Webster Vienna Private University
How to take part:

A selected committee will review the application and choose 10 qualified students to attend.

Application deadline is November 27th, 2018.

Want to Participate? Here Are Your Next Steps:

  1. Attend the info session on campus Friday, November 23rd, 2018 in Room 2.14 from 15:00 - 16:00

  2. Send your CV and a Cover Letter to bkaltenboeck26[at]webster.edu.

  3. Board of Directors, B&M Department and the Warwick Ambassadors will choose 10 students to attend the Summit.

Application deadline is Tuesday, November 27th, 2018.

Tentative Schedule:

January 31st 2019: Departure Vienna to London
February 1nd – February 3th: Warwick Economic Summit 2019
February 4th: Departure London back to Vienna


Special thanks to the Webster Vienna Student Government Association (SGA), the Office of the Directors, and the Business and Management Department.