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.
“Brett M. Kavanaugh, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. This is a screenshot taken during the opening statement made during the sexual assault hearing, on September 27, 2018. The video was produced by C-SPAN.”
Interpersonal communication is a complex process that involves the production and perception of social signals using different expressive modalities (auditory, visual, etc.). Investigating the relationships between different production modalities is essential to understand the subtleties of efficient communication.
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.