On September 17th, the business and management department will co-host for a third time in Palais Wenkheim a closed panel discussion and networking event with Börse Social Network, publishers of Börse Social Magazine.
Top Norwegian political scientist and social anthropologist, Professor Iver B. Neumann, returns to Webster Vienna Private University this fall for a series of private and public lectures focused on trending international relations topics.
In addition to teaching select courses, students and attendees of his lectures, Professor Neumann shared his views on:
Funded by the Dr. Elizabeth Chopin Visiting Professorship, the Center for Liberal Arts will have the pleasure of hosting Johannes Jaeger, scientist, and natural philosopher, from September 23 to September 27.
Top Norwegian political scientist and social anthropologist, Iver B. Neumann, returns to Webster Vienna Private University this fall for a series of private and public lectures focused on trending international relations topics.
Although it is still summer outside, here at Webster the Fall Semester has already begun. This past week, we had the pleasure of welcoming 89 new students and 19 Study Abroad students into the Webster Vienna community. Our new Gorloks come from 28 different countries, highlighting the diversity and international spirit of our campus.
The sixth annual Mobile Journalism Workshop took place this July 2019 in Anif as part of the Anifer Journalismustage, which is organized by Webster Vienna Private University in cooperation with the Kuratorium für Journalistenausbildung (KfJ). Fifteen young professionals and media communication students, some of them - Webster Vienna students, had the unique opportunity to travel to Anif for the weekend to learn from one of the leading experts of mobile journalism, Glen Mulcahy, founder of Mojofest Ltd, the company behind Mojofest and Titanium Media, a media training and consultancy firm which specializes in mobile journalism and social video storytelling. Glen introduced various mobile journalism or mojo tools to the participants in order to foster an objective and independent stance to journalism in Europe and further afield.
Webster Vienna Private University’s newly launched Strategic Communication Bachelor’s program received accreditation from the Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ Austria) in July 2019.
This confirms the university's legal status and is a guarantee of quality and adherence to strict governmental and international standards. The results of WVPU’s accreditation process may be found here.
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:
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.
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.
In his article „Eine europäische Armee – mehr als Zukunftsmusik?“, in the Austrian newspaper Die Presse (Saturday 24 November 2018), Franco Algieri analyzes the recent calls for a true European army by French president Emmanuel Macron and German chancellor Angela Merkel.
Dr. Gernot Gerger from the Psychology department at Webster Vienna Private University was recently featured in a TV special which focused on what makes someone attractive and the science behind this phenomenon.