Psychology News and Events

  • How to Deal with Excessive Worry and Uncertainty

    Easter is here and it has been a bit more than a month of quarantine for many of us. This time of uncertainty brings much higher levels of stress, anxiety, and loneliness than we usually experience. We’re all trying to do what we can to flatten that famous curve while trying to stay sane and adapting to a lifestyle that hopefully won’t last that long.

  • At Webster Vienna, You Have to Do It Right

    Buoyed by her passion for Psychology, 19-year-old North Macedonian student Fatlinda Idrizi Demiri, had, what she considers to be, the amazing fortune to meet Prof. Dr. Peter Walla, Department Head of Psychology at Webster Vienna Private University. She enthuses that Dr. Walla encouraged her to “leverage her unique skills, abilities, and privileges because knowledge and education of a person is a lifelong process. There are always challenges, whether it’s building a strong career or a better self”.

  • Master´s Psychology student Matthew White did an educational presentation for parents of students at Vienna International School on the 16th of January about the Emotional Experience of Climate Change.

    Psychology Student Gave an Educational Presentation at Vienna International School

    Master´s Psychology student Matthew White did an educational presentation for parents of students at Vienna International School on the 16th of January about the Emotional Experience of Climate Change.

  • Pursuing a Passion at Webster Vienna

    Not many students have achieved so much in as short of a timeframe as Alessandra Flöck has. Invigorated by her passion for Psychology, she is not only receiving top grades results in all of her classes but is also conducting research with her main interest being the workings of the unconscious mind within the Neuroscience field.

  • WePsYC Award 2020 - Webster Psychology Youth Conference

    The Psychology Department at Webster Vienna Private University will be organizing a youth conference for high school students who are engaged in a psychology research project within the remit of their "Vorwissenschaftliche Arbeit", "Diplomarbeit", or “IB extended essay”. Interested students are invited to submit a short summary of their research for evaluation by the program committee. Selected projects will then have the opportunity to present their research at the conference in the form of a poster. The best posters will receive prizes.

  • The Psychology Department Head, Dr. Peter Walla, had one of his articles published in the Brain Sciences Journal

    In cooperation with the Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health Research (University of Newcastle - Australia) and with the Sydney Medical School (University of Sydney - Australia), Dr. Peter Walla had again of his articles published in a Neuroscience Journal (Brain Sciences). Do EEG and Startle Reflex Modulation Vary with Self-Reported Aggression in Response to Violent Images?

  • Brainstorms Festival 2019 – Dr. Peter Walla About Emotions and Decision Making

    On Friday, September 27th, 2019 the Psychology Department Head Dr. Peter Walla presented once again at the BrainStorms Festival, which the main theme was Business & the Brain.

  • Webster Vienna Private University was honored to receive the European Branch of the American Counseling Association (EB-ACA) during its 60th annual conference, which has happened during September 27th – 28th.

    Webster Vienna Hosted the 60th Annual EB-ACA Conference

    Webster Vienna Private University was honored to receive the European Branch of the American Counseling Association (EB-ACA) during its 60th annual conference, which has happened during September 27th – 28th.

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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.