Students from all departments showcased their research at Palais Wenkheim on April 23, 2019 in the second Graduate Research Summit.
A student-organized conference, the Graduate Research Summit provides local students the opportunity to present their research on posters or in oral presentations. A Scientific Committee consisting of faculty members at WVPU judged their abstracts and decided upon the winners.
Webster Vienna students, study abroad students and alumni had the opportunity to take part in an educational trip to Mauthausen Concentration Camp. Situated in Upper Austria on a hill next to the Danube, the KZ stands like a warning sign and reminder of this horrific time in European, Austrian, and Jewish history.
Webster Vienna’s Career and Placement Service department hosted Microsoft Lunch for more than 20 students. They had a chance to discuss with Marlies Strobl, Human Resource officer and Erdinc Dudu, Digital Advisor at the Microsoft Vienna headquarter, as well as Rafael Rodrigues Radischat, Webster alumni and current Microsoft Partner Development Intern.
You don’t get a chance every day to visit the American multinational technology company in the heart of Europe. Webster University students had this great opportunity to get acquainted with the non-traditional work environment and the people from Microsoft Headquarters in Vienna.
Mr. Michael Nigitsch, CEO of Hocrates, was a host of the “Assessment Center Career Lunch” on April 3rd. This gathering was an opportunity for the Webster Vienna Private University to learn and discuss about the importance and the procedure of assessment centers.
Starting this year, WVPU is offering a possibility for student exchange within the largest European mobility program Erasmus+. The program works by providing financial support for educational exchange between registered universities for eligible students.
Webster Vienna undergraduate student, Benedikt Kaltenboeck, is getting the chance of a lifetime to intern with Bloomberg in their new headquarters in England. Read about how Benedikt got his hands on this unique opportunity and what is in store for him with Bloomberg.
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.