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.
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.
GLOBSEC, an independent, non-partisan, non-governmental organization based in Bratislava, is looking for up to two interns to join their research team in a semi-remote fashion from January 2018 onwards for stints of no less than three months.
Webster Model United Nations 2017 (WebMUN) is taking place this weekend on Webster Vienna Private University's campus, Palais Wenkheim. This year's theme is “The Sustainable Development Goals: 17 Goals to Transform Our World”.
Director of the Webster Vienna campus, Dr. Johannes Pollak, is co-editor of a recently published hardback book called Representation. This book is part of a series from the Library of Contemporary Essays in Governance and Political Theory.
WebMUN 2017 officially began accepting applications for participants this week. Themed “The Sustainable Goals: 17 Goals to Transform Our World,” WebMUN brings students from around the world to Webster Vienna’s Palais Wenkheim for a four-day conference this October.
Secretary General Ava Novidi says that this is a great opportunity for students to acquire new skills or hone existing ones. Student learn public speaking and research skills, as each team of participants or participant needs to research a country’s stance of various committee topics.
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.
Dr. Samuel R. Schubert, Associate Director of Webster Vienna and professor in the international relations department, was interviewed by Kurier.at on current world affairs and if things really are as bad as they seem.
Read the article (in German) and listen to the podcast interview (in English) here.
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.