Last month, The 1020, a programme exploring international relations from Webster Vienna Private University, had the opportunity to interview Dr. Jozef Bátora who shared his analysis of the ongoing crisis in Slovakia.
Leadership fun under the Italian sun. That was our motto for this year’s Webster LEADS Leadership retreat in Pistoia, Italy. And, though, the weather didn’t really hold up to Italian standards, it didn’t shadow the mood of our 30 LEADS students from the Geneva, Leiden and Vienna campus.
Some of you may have already noticed the beautiful artworks that are gracing the walls on the 3rd floor since a couple of weeks. Freshman Reza Noori from Iran is allowing us an insight into his world with pieces titled „Night" or „Denken“ (to think).
Webster Vienna sophomore, Patricia Haberberger is making the most of her international relations studies by securing an internship with the European Parliament in Brussels and Strasbourg. In this interview you can find out more about Patricia, details on her internship, and what advice she would pass on to other students looking to obtain a similar opportunity.
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:
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.
The Head of the department for Business and Management at Webster Vienna, Nikolaos Antonakakis, gives his view on perspectives for the greek economy and its perspectives in an article in "Kleine Zeitung".