Archive

  • The EU Is Not China's Military Counterpart

    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.

  • The Power Of A Meme: New Book Written By Our Department Head of Media Communications

    Shared, posted, tweeted, commented upon, and discussed online as well as offline, internet memes represent a new genre of online communication, and an understanding of their production, dissemination, and implications in the real world enables an improved ability to navigate digital culture. This book, written by Dr. Bradley Wiggins, assistant professor and head of the media communications department at Webster Vienna Private University, explores cases of cultural, economic, and political critique levied by the purposeful production and consumption of internet memes.

  • The Methods Cafe breakfast with Prof. Iver B. Neumann, where enlightening scholarly discussion was more than enjoyable.

    Professor Iver B. Neumann Shared his Views on Bout Legacy of the Steppe Tradition in Reference to Statehood

    Funded by the Dr. Elizabeth Chopin Visiting Professorship, the IR Department at Webster Vienna Private University had the pleasure to host Professor Iver B. Neumann from February 18 to February 23, 2019. 

  • Academics and Economic Experts Discussed the Risks for Europe & Chances for Europe

    Academics and Economic Experts Discussed the Risks for Europe & Chances for Europe

    BKS Bank, Webster Vienna Private University and the American Chamber of Commerce invited their stakeholders, members, and customers to a thought-provoking discussion on “Risk for Europe – Chance for Europe: Brexit, Euro and Populism” with Mag. Thomas Wieser, Non-Resident Fellow, Brussels European, and Global Economic Laboratory and former Brussels based President of the Euro Working Group, Georg Svetnik, Head of Private Banking and Securities Division, BKS Bank and Univ. Prof. Dr. Johannes Pollak, Director, Webster Vienna Private University on the panel. Eric Frey, Managing Editor, Der Standard raised highly topical questions around the Euro crisis, Brexit, and international developments shaking the very foundations of the European Union.

  • Webster Vienna and their partner researchers in Serbia discuss their work on rural tourism over dinner in Novi Sad.

    Rural Tourism Research Trip to Novi Sad

    Dr. Eskerod leads a research team visit to Novi Sad, Serbia. 

  • Warwick 2019 was a Big Success

    On January 31st, 2019 Webster Vienna Private University (WVPU) sent a delegation of 12 students to Coventry, England for the Warwick Economic Summit 2019.

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    Alumni Spotlight – Josipa Palac

    Webster Vienna Private University had the pleasure of interviewing Alumna Josipa Palac, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the International Cultural Diversity Organization (IDCO). Having completed her Bachelors of Arts in both International Relations and Media Communications at Webster Vienna Private Vienna, Josipa takes a unique look at diversity and how it is portrayed in the media.

  • Professor Marwan M. Kraidy visiting WVPU in March 2019

    Webster Vienna Private University, through the Dr. Elizabeth Chopin Visiting Professorship has the privilege to host professor Marwan M. Kraidy through March 5-7, 2019. For more details please continue reading.

  • 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: