International Relations News and Events

  • Time Flies When You're Having Fun

    With around 170 different nationalities living in her birthplace - Luxembourg, Claude Bindels, readily embraced Webster Vienna Private University’s multiculturism and its 77 student nationalities. 

    But, as she admits, "people say time flies when you're having fun," and at Webster  Vienna, “this is a non-debatable fact." After three years, she was among dozens of international students to complete her major in International Relations, complemented by a minor in history. 

  • Reinisch on Brexit in Washington Post, TRT World

    International Relations adjunct faculty member Dr. Dieter Reinisch published in Washington Post.

  • Webster Vienna Private University had the pleasure to host visiting Professor David Shambaugh of George Washington University from the 19th through the 23rd of November 2019.

    Professor David Shambaugh Shares with WVPU Students and Guests His Views on the Future of China’s Foreign Policy

    Webster Vienna Private University had the pleasure to host visiting Professor David Shambaugh of George Washington University from the 19th through the 23rd of November 2019. Professor Shambaugh is an internationally recognized authority and author on contemporary China and the international relations of Asia, with a strong interest in the European Union and transatlantic issues. His areas of expertise include China’s domestic politics; China’s foreign relations; China’s military and security; and international relations of Asia.

  • Webster Vienna students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the Viennese diplomatic and business communities, took the opportunity to engage with Dzurinda on a number of serious issues –  a highly unstable neighbourhood, the aggressiveness of Russia, unprecedented immigration, and the rise of populism, extremism and nationalism – that the EU, as a key pillar of the transatlantic community, is encountering.

    Dzurinda: NATO to Become the Backbone of EU defense

    Webster Vienna students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the Viennese diplomatic and business communities, took the opportunity to engage with Dzurinda on a number of serious issues – a highly unstable neighbourhood, the aggressiveness of Russia, unprecedented immigration, and the rise of populism, extremism and nationalism – that the EU, as a key pillar of the transatlantic community, is encountering.

  • Influential Political Scientist, Professor Iver B. Neumann, Held a Series of Lectures and Seminars at Webster Vienna

    The International Relations Department had the pleasure to welcome back and host Norwegian political scientist and social anthropologist, Professor Iver B. Neumann, for one week this Fall semester.

  • Top Norwegian political scientist and social anthropologist, Professor Iver B Neumann, in an exclusive interview, revealed his views on trending international relations topics.

    The State and Its Evolution Over Time

    Top Norwegian political scientist and social anthropologist, Professor Iver B. Neumann, returns to Webster Vienna Private University this fall for a series of private and public lectures focused on trending international relations topics.

    In addition to teaching select courses, students and attendees of his lectures, Professor Neumann shared his views on:

  • Top Norwegian political scientist and social anthropologist, Professor Iver B. Neumann, returns to Webster Vienna Private University this fall for a series of private and public lectures focused on trending international relations topics.

    Crisis and Response: State Performance in Times of Crises

    Top Norwegian political scientist and social anthropologist, Professor Iver B. Neumann, returns to Webster Vienna Private University this fall for a series of private and public lectures focused on trending international relations topics.

    In addition to teaching select courses, students and attendees of his lectures, Professor Neumann shared his views on:

  • Leading expert on China and Asia, David Shambaugh, at WVPU from November 19-24

    Leading expert on China and Asia, David Shambaugh, at WVPU from November 19-24

    Professor and expert on contemporary China and Asian Studies, David Shambaugh, will be visiting Webster Vienna Private University from the 19th of November until the 24th.

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  • Webster World Report: The Pandemic, Impunity and Police Brutality

    The tenth edition of the Webster World Report, the discussion linking Webster University’s global operations during this year of crises, features a panel-style discussion this week with two of Webster’s international relations faculty about the effects of the pandemic on the global scene.

  • Schöllhammer Discusses the Ongoing Protests in the US

    Webster Vienna faculty member in the International Relations & Business and Management Department, Ralph Schöllhammer in his op-ed published in the Wiener Zeitung, discusses the ongoing protests in the US and the emerging vacuum of the US human rights protection. 

  • COVID-19 Impact on Global Economy

    Dr. Franco Algieri, Webster Vienna Head of the International Relations Department, is talking about the forthcoming impact of the COVID19 on the global economy. The ORF reportage with dr. Algieri starts at 20 minutes 40 seconds. Click on the photo to watch it!

  • Webster World Report Podcast: Voices from Vienna, Accra and San Antonio

    On the fourth special edition of the Webster World Report, we hear voices from campuses and locations in Vienna, Austria; Accra, Ghana; and Randolph Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, USA. 

  • Kickstart Your Career with a Dual Degree at Webster Vienna Private University

    An education is one of life’s most valuable assets, and as the biggest university city in the Germansphere, Vienna has plenty to offer. But graduates often find themselves with a degree and no real job prospects. Companies can capitalize on practical experience and skills that most traditional degree programs – with their overcrowded auditoriums – simply cannot provide. It pays off to seek out a school that focusses on expanding its students’ horizons beyond the pages of their textbooks. With a student to teacher ratio of 20:1 at most, Webster Vienna Private University does just that.

  • The Effects of the "COVID19 on the Economy

    Our Webster Vienna Head of the International Relations Department, Dr. Franco Algieri is talking about the effects of the "COVID19 on the economy", for "Eco" and "Eco Spezial" on ORF. The interview starts at 26 minutes 30 seconds. Click on the photo to watch it!

     

  • Studying by the American Curriculum in the Heart of Europe

    As a student from Bulgaria, Dilyana Pavlova lights up when discussing her choice to pursue her studies abroad in beautiful Vienna. A second-year student of Business Administration shares her experience of studying at an American university in the heart of Europe, and her everyday life as a student at the Webster Vienna Private University.

    The interview with our, Webster Vienna student, Diliyana Pavlova, was published in the latest STA Magazine edition. 

  • Brexit! When, How? All important questions concerning Brexit are still unclear.

    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.