Archive

  • #BlackLivesMatter Movement - A Sprawling Global Force

    The current #blacklivesmatter movement, now a sprawling global force, seeks ostensibly to commiserate with Americans still grieving from the widely shared video-recorded murder of George Floyd, but also to draw attention to regional concerns of police brutality. A polyvocal outpouring of condolences and support occurs in the streets and communities within the United States but also across the globe, from London to Tokyo, Amsterdam to Brisbane, Vienna to São Paulo. The polyvocality emerges in marches and die-ins on bridges and main squares, on posters with phrases ranging from Racism is a Virus to All Lives Matter Once Black Lives Matter, but also in online spaces of discourse, where voices of solidarity are embattled by individuals seeking to confuse and obfuscate the veracity of the pain and trauma endemic to #blacklivesmatter.

  • Pursuing a Master’s Degree Is a Worthwhile Investment

    At Webster Vienna Private University (WVPU), our master’s degree programs are geared towards an international mindset, not only because the language of instruction is English. WVPU has invested and continues to invest in reputable, truly international faculty comprised of exemplary researchers and seasoned professionals from more than thirty countries. 

  • Building an International Skillset in the Heart of Vienna

    Webster Vienna’s double accreditation in the USA and Austria was another reason for Sandoval to apply. When the Borealis Scholarship endowment at Webster Vienna, made possible by the Borealis Social Fund, recognized her need and merit. Her dream came true!

  • 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.

  • Art Exhibition: The Magic of Non Sequiturs

    Georg Frauenschuh

    Opening reception: Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 7 p.m.
    Introduction: Andreas Spiegl
     
    Exhibition from April 9 through May 30, 2014
    Open Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Thomas K. Lang Gallery at Webster University
     
    Artist‘s homepage:  www.georgfrauenschuh.com
     

  • Writing Center Workshop: Stop run-on sentences now! A lesson on comma splices

    Our specialized weekly themed sessions will also be announced in the Bulletin and on our Facebook page. As always, it's just as easy as signing up on the door of Room 205!
     

  • Guest Lecture: Finance Expert Joel Stern

    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.

    Free Public Lecture:

  • New Student Orientation - Undergraduate Students

    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.

    Fall 1 (August)  NSO schedule

  • New Student Orientation - Graduate Students

  • The Psych Club meeting and election

    Dear Students!
     
    All of our Psych Club officers graduated last year. The offices up for election are: President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer.

    The Psych Club meeting and election will be held on:

    Wednesday, September 10 from 1:15 pm to 2 pm
    Room: 5.2

     

  • Alumni Get-Together

    Come and join the first alumni get-together of the academic year! This time, the Vienna Chapter of the Webster University Alumni Association is meeting in Webster's new neighborhood.

    When: Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 7.00 pm
    Where: Café Ansari, Praterstraße 15, 1020 Vienna

    If you would also like to join us for a quick tour of our new campus, Palais Wenkheim, beforehand, please find us:

  • Inaugural Lecture Dr. Elina Brutschin

    Computer Simulations in International Relations

    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:

  • Webster World Report: The Pandemic, Impunity and Police Brutality

    The tenth edition of the Webster World Report, the discussion linking Webster University’s global operations during this year of crises, features a panel-style discussion this week with two of Webster’s international relations faculty about the effects of the pandemic on the global scene.

  • Schöllhammer Discusses the Ongoing Protests in the US

    Webster Vienna faculty member in the International Relations & Business and Management Department, Ralph Schöllhammer in his op-ed published in the Wiener Zeitung, discusses the ongoing protests in the US and the emerging vacuum of the US human rights protection. 

  • 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.