Not only has Vienna ranked #1 for 9 consecutive years for having the highest quality of life in Mercer's Quality of Living survey, Vienna has now also ranked #1 for being the "world's most liveable city" by the Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Index.
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).
Community, fun and some Spanish – that are the ingredients to cook up a delicious meeting of the Spanish Club. On April 11th, in cooperation with the International Student Officer of SGA, the newly founded Spanish Club organized a Latin Cooking Night to celebrate and share the unique cultures of the students.
Together, they prepared, cooked, chopped and baked traditional meals from the Peruvian, Venezuelan, Mexican and more kitchens.
Last Saturday, some of our students took the opportunity to take part in an excursion to Mauthausen, a former concentration camp of the Nazi regime in Austria (1938-1945). Today, Mauthausen serves as a memorial to preserve the memory of the victims.
WebMUN 2018 officially began accepting applications for participants this week. Themed “The Complexity of Globalization and Issues with Human Rights,” WebMUN brings students from around the world to Webster Vienna’s Palais Wenkheim for a four-day conference this October.
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.
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.