News and Events

  • Dreams Come True at Webster Vienna

    Maryam Yeganehfar is Persian, a mother, an entrepreneur, and the creative head of her own business in events production (uniquely named “YamYam”). It all started when she decided to enroll in Webster Vienna.

  • Want to Know More about Life at Webster Vienna?

    Now, you can chat directly with our expert staff and ask questions about applications, scholarships, fees, housing options, study abroad programs, student activities, and leadership opportunities, plus more. 

  • If You Are Sick and Have Been Diagnosed with COVID-19?

    If you are sick and have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or suspected to have the virus because you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, please make sure to stay home, except in the case you may need medical care. We strongly encourage you to alert the Office of the Director if you have any symptoms or have tested positive for COVID-19 at your earliest convenience by email:

  • Thesis Proposal Workshop

    Join the Language Center’s online Thesis Proposal workshop to find out more on how to get started on your thesis proposal.

  • Rave Reviews for Professor Bradley Wiggins’ Book in Prestigious European Journal of Communication

    Associate Professor and Department Head of Media Communications at Webster Vienna Private University, Dr. Bradley Wiggins’ book, “The Discursive Power of Memes in Digital Culture: Ideology, Semiotics, and Intertextuality, Routledge: New York and London”, published last year was reviewed by the prestigious European Journal of Communication.

  • Update on Campus Closure for Webster Vienna

    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. 

  • Each for Equal

    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.

  • Photo: Vanessa Miller, Loren Sandoval, Philippe Roodhooft, Sonja Benczik, Sandra Flöck, Samuil Pavlevchev  (from left to right)

    Borealis and Webster Vienna Private University Continue their Successful Scholarship Endowment Program

    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.

  • Roundtable on Europe’s Energy Future / Postponed Until Further Notice

    Roundtable on Europe’s Energy Future ”Adding Fuel to the Fire: The Role of Energy in EU- Turkey Relations”

     | Postponed Until Further Notice | WVPU

  • Graduate Research Summit 2020 - Cancelled

    Update: due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Graduate Research Summit is cancelled.


    Webster Vienna Private University is proud to host its second annual Graduate Research Summit, a conference that aims to provide graduate students, undergraduate students, and alumni an avenue through which they can present their research either in oral form or by poster presentations.

  • Alumni Cocktail Reception 2020 / Canceled

    Please note that our annual Alumni Cocktail Reception, planned to be held at Saa derl Labstelle on May 7, 2020, has been canceled.

  • WePsYC Awards 2020 / Postponed

    This is to inform you that, as you probably expected given the crisis occasioned by the Covid-19 pandemic, our event WePsYC Awards 2020 will not take place this year. Because we are still uncertain about the time when schools and universities can function again, as usual, we decided to postpone the event to Spring 2021.