News and Events

  • Webster Vienna Professor Dr. Punzi: Low Inflation Rates Generate Higher Income Inequality

    On October 31 and November 01, 2019, the SEACEN Center organized a two-day research seminar, pooling together delegates from 8 Central Banks in Asia: Cambodia, India, Mongolia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

    Dr. Maria Teresa Punzi, Assistant Professor of Economics at WVPU, has been leading the project “The distributional Impact of Monetary Policy in SEACEN Economies.” Dr. Punzi, together with Dr. Ole Rummel, have chaired the two-day seminar, and Dr. Punzi opened the event by presenting an overview of the project as well as some preliminary findings.

  • The Psychology Department Head, Dr. Peter Walla, had one of his articles published in the Brain Sciences Journal

    In cooperation with the Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health Research (University of Newcastle - Australia) and with the Sydney Medical School (University of Sydney - Australia), Dr. Peter Walla had again of his articles published in a Neuroscience Journal (Brain Sciences). Do EEG and Startle Reflex Modulation Vary with Self-Reported Aggression in Response to Violent Images?

  • Students Got Spooked on Halloween

    On Halloween, students celebrated the American holiday by going to three haunted houses together. The Student Resource Center sponsored the event, and all faced their fears of zombies, clowns, and interesting oddities.

    Students then went on to enjoy the Student Government Association's annual Halloween Party.

  • Webster Vienna Welcomes Fall II 2019 New Students!

    Webster Vienna Private University welcomed the Fall II 2019 students in style at its New Student Orientation on Wednesday, October 23.

    Students from around the world came to Palais Wenkheim to learn all the tools, tips and tricks they need to succeed while at Webster Vienna.

    Through exploring campus in the Orientation Scavenger Hunt and workshops geared towards preparing them for their university experience, students gained a deeper understanding of their degree programs, the resources available on campus, and their colleauges.

  • Webster Vienna students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the Viennese diplomatic and business communities, took the opportunity to engage with Dzurinda on a number of serious issues –  a highly unstable neighbourhood, the aggressiveness of Russia, unprecedented immigration, and the rise of populism, extremism and nationalism – that the EU, as a key pillar of the transatlantic community, is encountering.

    Dzurinda: NATO to Become the Backbone of EU defense

    Webster Vienna students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the Viennese diplomatic and business communities, took the opportunity to engage with Dzurinda on a number of serious issues – a highly unstable neighbourhood, the aggressiveness of Russia, unprecedented immigration, and the rise of populism, extremism and nationalism – that the EU, as a key pillar of the transatlantic community, is encountering.

  • Dr. Jaeger Uncovered Webster Vienna’s Creative Side

    “We got to dig into our creative side which some of us didn’t think we had,” summarized Webster Vienna Student David Ilioski, when describing Dr. Johannes Jaeger’s recent Creativity Workshop at WVPU.  Dr. Jaeger, Scientist, and Natural Philosopher hosted a Series of Lectures and Workshops at Webster Vienna, many of which left students, faculty and overall participants reflective of their realm of personal creativity.

  • Brainstorms Festival 2019 – Dr. Peter Walla About Emotions and Decision Making

    On Friday, September 27th, 2019 the Psychology Department Head Dr. Peter Walla presented once again at the BrainStorms Festival, which the main theme was Business & the Brain.

  • Webster Vienna Private University was honored to receive the European Branch of the American Counseling Association (EB-ACA) during its 60th annual conference, which has happened during September 27th – 28th.

    Webster Vienna Hosted the 60th Annual EB-ACA Conference

    Webster Vienna Private University was honored to receive the European Branch of the American Counseling Association (EB-ACA) during its 60th annual conference, which has happened during September 27th – 28th.

  • Spirit Week Day 1: Christmas Market

    Come one, come all to celebrate Webster Vienna's first Spirit Week! Spirit Week is dedicated to bringing the whole Webster Vienna community together through a series of events. 

    To kick off Spirit Week, we will go to a traditional Christmas Market. Students receive their first punsch free courtesy of the Student Resource Center.

    Students, staff, faculty, and alumni are more than welcome to join.

    Those who come will receive a ticket for the Spirit Week Raffle and will have the chance to win any number of prizes!

  • Spirit Week Day 2: WVPU Pub Quiz

    Spirit Week continues with the WVPU Pub Quiz at Beaver Brewing Company (Liechtensteinstraße 69, 1090 Wien). Doors will open at 19:00 and the pub quiz will begin at 19:30.

    Create your team of 4-6 students, staff, faculty and/or alumni and start your studying! The top teams will receive Pub Quiz prizes from WVPU and Beaver Brewing Company!

    All participants will receive two free drink tickets* upon entry; food and other beverages are the participants' responsibility to cover.

  • Spirit Week Day 3: Wear Your Webster Vienna Shirt

    Wear your Webster Vienna shirt with pride!

    Those who wear their Webster Vienna shirt to class and show it off on social media will receive a free water bottle courtesy of the Student Resource Center!

  • IR & Politics Research Seminar Series: Prof. David Shambaugh

    IR & Politics Research Seminar Series: Prof. David Shambaugh "Where Great Powers Meet: America & China in Southeast Asia" Wednesday, Nov. 20 | 2:00pm | room 0.16

  • Spirit Week Day 4: Cultural Potluck Lunch

    Webster Vienna takes great pride in its diverse student, staff, faculty and alumni. While we come from over 70 different countries, we all are apart of the Webster Vienna community.

    Bring your favorite dish from your home country and enjoy others' favorite meals. All students, staff, faculty and alumni are welcome!

  • Future Challenges for China's Foreign Policy

    Public Lecture of Prof. David Shambaugh: Future Challenges for China's Foreign Policy Thursday, Nov. 21 - 5:00pm

  • Spirit Week Day 5: Donuts and Coffee

    Spirit Week Friday brings with it sweet bites and coffee so you can finish the week strong! Enjoy some delicious donuts from Donuteria and coffee to power through your classes or work before the weekend.

    Valid only while supplies last.

     

  • Student Brunch with Prof. David Shambaugh

    Join Prof. Shambaugh and your fellow students for a free breakfast and a scholarly exchange on Friday, Nov. 22 at 11:00am in room 0.16