International Relations News and Events

  • WVPU Students Get a Clear Lesson in Corporate Social Responsibility at Vöslauer

    On 11th June 2019, Webster Vienna Graduate students taking the Management course in Corporate Responsibility and Society travelled with their instructor, Dr. Eva Zedlacher, to the Vöslauer Mineralwasser production facilities in Bad Vöslau. Herbert Schlossnikl, CEO and Head of Sustainability at the market leading Austrian mineral water producer, guided the students through the company’s latest Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report and answered questions relating to challenges for effective CSR at Vöslauer. 

  • 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 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.

  • GLOBSEC group

    Internship Opportunity with GLOBSEC

    GLOBSEC, a Bratislava-based global think-tank offers internship for students!

  • Director, Johannes Pollak, Co-Edits Book on Political Representation

    Dr. Johannes Pollak recently co-edited the book, Creating Political Presence: The New Politics of Democratic Representation, with Dr. Dario Castiglione.

  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Pollak - The Future of Europe: Views from the Capital

    Univ.-Prof. Dr. Johannes Pollak edited The Future of Europe: Views from the Capital

  • Flyer Asia-Europe Think Tank Dialogue

    Asia-Europe Think Tank Dialogue

    On 26-27 June 2018, the 20th Asia-Europe Think Tank Dialogue took place at Webster Vienna Private University. 

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