International Relations

  • FM4: Schubert on OPEC Production Reduction

    Dr. Samuel R. Schubert commented on FM4’s news magazine show Reality Check today, Dec. 1, about the recent decision by OPEC member countries to reduce oil production by 1.2 million barrels per day on the condition that non-OPEC countries reduce production by 600,000 barrels per day, in order to increase oil prices.

  • Panel Discussion on US Elections

    US Elections 2016: Consequences for IR

    Following the surprising results of the United States’ presidential elections, Webster Vienna Private University hosted a panel discussion on the potential consequences of president-elect Donald Trump’s time in office to international relations on Wednesday.

  • Brutschin-Fleig Article Highlighted in “Nature Energy”

    Nature Energy has featured recent work by Dr. Brutschin and Dr. Fleig (Heidelberg University) as research highlight. Nature Energy is a "Nature"-branded journal and aims to publish best research from across the field of energy.

  • A group picture at Webster Vienna Private University with World War II Atomic Bomb survivor Reiko Yamada from Hiroshima. Reiko is pictured with the Director of Webster Vienna, Dr. Johannes Pollak, as well as translator Yuko Gulda, and Webster Vienna student: Katy

    Atomic Bomb Survivor Visits Webster Vienna on International Day of Peace

    On September 21st, 2016 Webster Vienna had the distinct honor of having Reiko Yamada, survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on August 6th, 1945, visit our campus. Despite the many hardships Reiko has had to endure after the bombing, her message is one of peace, love, forgiveness and a call to the youth of today to be aware of the dangers that lie in nuclear proliferation and war.

  • Schubert on ZIB Magazin

    On Monday, September 12th, 2016, Dr. Samuel R. Schubert appeared on Austrian National Television’s (ORF) "Zeit im Bild (ZIB) Magazin" commenting the U.S. presidential elections. In the interview, he discussed the recent pneumonia diagnosis of the Democratic candidate, Sec. Hillary Clinton, and its possible impacts on her campaign, as well as the general elections.

  • J. Zakary: Humanitarian Careers Talk

    Joshua Zakary, who is a double graduate of Webster University (B.A., Marketing, Leiden ’06; M.A., International Marketing, Vienna ’08), spoke to current Webster Vienna students about his career in the humanitarian sector on September 14, 2016.

  • Webster Vienna and ACUNS Collaborate in Panel Discussion on Campus

    On September 6th 2016, the Academic Council of the United Nations System (ACUNS) Vienna Liaison organized a panel discussion, which was hosted by Webster Vienna Private University on “Youth Combatting Discrimination and Prejudice on the Grounds of Ethnicity and Religion”. The discussion was chaired by Dr. Franco Algieri, the Head of the International Relations Department at Webster Vienna. The panelists that participated in this discussion were: HE Ol’ga Algayerova, the Head of the Permanent Mission of the Slovak Republic to the International Organizations in Vienna, as well as Ms.

  • Students Anda Radu, Zak Kilhoffer, and Arbana Gjoni  at the Forum

    Students Participate in High-Level Political Forum

    Three Webster students, Anda Radu, Zak Kilhoffer, and Arbana Gjoni took part in the Crans Montana Forum on Central to Far-Eastern Europe held in Palais Niederösterreich, Vienna, between 29 June and 1 July. The forum featured an impressive roster of participants and speakers including three current heads of state, several former prime ministers, a number of current parliamentarians, and dozens of experts in corruption, energy security, migration, development, and other pertinent topics.

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