News and Events

  • Valedictorian Speech for the Undergraduate Class of 2020

    I hope each and every one of you will also look back at your time as a Webster student with gratitude and with a big smile on your face. I wish you all the best for your future endeavors and congratulations to the Class of 2020! 

  • Time Flies When You're Having Fun

    With around 170 different nationalities living in her birthplace - Luxembourg, Claude Bindels, readily embraced Webster Vienna Private University’s multiculturism and its 77 student nationalities. 

    But, as she admits, "people say time flies when you're having fun," and at Webster  Vienna, “this is a non-debatable fact." After three years, she was among dozens of international students to complete her major in International Relations, complemented by a minor in history. 

  • Honors and Awards – Class 2020

    Webster Vienna salutes the Class of 2020 awards and honor recipients on their hard work and dedication in their studies, leadership and contribution to the wider WVPU community.

  • When One Door Closes, Another Opens

    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.

  • Moving with the Times: Webster Vienna Private University

    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.

  • Enchanted by Vienna and an American Education

    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.

  • Center for Liberal Arts Congratulates Graduating Philosophy Student Samuil Pavlevchev

    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.

  • Daisy James-Weidner in Busan, Soth Korea, during her semester abroad at Yonsei University.

    Webster Vienna Student Earns International Distinction Award

    Webster Vienna Private University congratulates senior Daisy James-Weidner, one of the three recipients of the Webster International Distinction Award.  

    Ms. James-Weidner studies Media Communications with an emphasis in Production, alongside two minors in German and International Relations. An Ohio, USA native, she moved to Austria in the fall of 2016 to study at Webster Vienna. While on campus, she has been an active and enthusiastic leader in our community. 

  • Webster Vienna Virtual EdUSA Southeastern Europe (SEE) Fair

    Webster Vienna will host a virtual booth during these hours and meet virtually with students from all nine SEE countries that will be participating in the fair: North Macedonia, Kosovo, Albania, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia and Cyprus.

    More information will be available soon on the following link!

     

  • Webster Vienna Virtual EdUSA Southeastern Europe (SEE) Fair

    Webster Vienna will host a virtual booth during these hours and meet virtually with students from all nine SEE countries that will be participating in the fair: North Macedonia, Kosovo, Albania, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia, and Cyprus. 

    More information will be available soon on the following link!

     

     

     

  • COVID-19 Impact on Global Economy

    Dr. Franco Algieri, Webster Vienna Head of the International Relations Department, is talking about the forthcoming impact of the COVID19 on the global economy. The ORF reportage with dr. Algieri starts at 20 minutes 40 seconds. Click on the photo to watch it!

  • Webster World Report Podcast: Voices from Vienna, Accra and San Antonio

    On the fourth special edition of the Webster World Report, we hear voices from campuses and locations in Vienna, Austria; Accra, Ghana; and Randolph Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, USA. 

  • Kickstart Your Career with a Dual Degree at Webster Vienna Private University

    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.

  • The Effects of the "COVID19 on the Economy

    Our Webster Vienna Head of the International Relations Department, Dr. Franco Algieri is talking about the effects of the "COVID19 on the economy", for "Eco" and "Eco Spezial" on ORF. The interview starts at 26 minutes 30 seconds. Click on the photo to watch it!

     

  • Studying by the American Curriculum in the Heart of Europe

    As a student from Bulgaria, Dilyana Pavlova lights up when discussing her choice to pursue her studies abroad in beautiful Vienna. A second-year student of Business Administration shares her experience of studying at an American university in the heart of Europe, and her everyday life as a student at the Webster Vienna Private University.

    The interview with our, Webster Vienna student, Diliyana Pavlova, was published in the latest STA Magazine edition. 

  • Brexit! When, How? All important questions concerning Brexit are still unclear.

    Brexit! When, How? All important questions concerning Brexit are still unclear.

    Which Brexit variant is the most likely from a current perspective?

    Check and comment the discussion held at the Ö1 radio talk show with Prof. Dr. Johannes Pollak, director of the Webster Vienna Private University, as well as Cornelia Primosch, ORF London; Dieter Reinisch, Experta at the University of Vienna, and Gregor Schusterschitz, Ambassador - Austrian delegation to the Brexit negotiations.

  • The EU Is Not China's Military Counterpart

    Dr. Franco Algieri, WVPU International Relations Department Head, has recently been interviewed by Austrian military magazine “Militär Aktuell.” The China expert talked about the economic and political background of China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” (BRI) and their new military assuredness.

  • Mag. Ralph Schöllhammer in The Jerusalem Post: US Retreat from Syria reveals Europe's Weakness as Global Actor

    In his op-ed published in the Jerusalem Post Schöllhammer discusses the retreat of US troops from Syria and Europe's absence as a player in the emerging power vacuum.