On February 1, 2018 Webster Vienna Private University´s career center invited IBM to a career lunch which gave our students the wonderful opportunity to get an in depth look at IBM and potential career opportunities in Austria and abroad.
Dr. Bradley Wiggins, head of the media communications department, has been invited to speak at a special debate related to upholding democracy in an age of 'fake news' at the next OSCE Parliamentary Assembly meeting, in Vienna
The 6th annual Webster’s Got Talent Vienna show on February 16 saw 6 students show off their unique gifts, hoping to win over the hearts of the audience and maybe take home the title and trophy. The students surprised the audience of fellow students, friends and others with their amazing talents.
To warm up the crowd for the big performances, "Abyssy“ - a band featuring Webster Vienna student Victor Henckel von Donnersmarck - played a few of their own songs.
This Alumni Spotlight features one of our more recent graduates, Davielle Waldner, from the class of 2016. Davielle moved to the US after she graduated from WVPU and is now working for NBCUniversal in the Big Apple.
Webster Vienna, through the Elizabeth Chopin Visiting Professorship Grant, and in partnership with Lauder Business School, will have the privilege to host Professor Joel M. Stern’s course: “The Theory and Policy of Modern Finance” this Spring. A pioneer and leading advocate of the concept of managing for shareholder value, Prof. Stern has published and co-authored several acclaimed books on financial economics and is founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Stern Stewart & Co.
The New Student Orientation is mandatory for new students and a great opportunity to meet one’s peers new to Webster and familiarize oneself with the American university system, meet and make an appointment with the academic advisor, learn more about Vienna and all it has to offer to degree seeking students, discuss cultural differences and culture shock, and last but not least get acquainted with the Webster Vienna campus and its various services, staff and faculty.
Dr. Elina Brutschin, latest addition to the Webster International Relations Department Research Faculty, will present a core field of her extensive research activities. She recently presented the findings of using a methodology of computer simulations with regard to EU decision making at the ECPR (European Consortium for Political Research) Conference held at the University of Glasgow, September 3-6, 2014. Dr. Brutschin on her inaugural lecture:
Dr. Jozef Bátora, professor in the international relations department, was recently quoted by the Washington Post regarding the situation in Slovakia. From demonstrations to resignations, the murder of a young journalist investigating government corruption has caused political unrest that has yet to resolve.
Dr. Samuel R. Schubert, Associate Director of Webster Vienna and professor in the international relations department, was interviewed by Kurier.at on current world affairs and if things really are as bad as they seem.
Read the article (in German) and listen to the podcast interview (in English) here.
Joachim Honeck, MA, lecturer in the IR department, was interviewed on WDR COSMO Radio Colonia. He talked about Austria’s new government, chancellor Sebastian Kurz, and the challenges of their nationalist policies in the domestic and European sphere.