International Business Conference - “Eastern Europe and Central Asia: Economic Shifts in Politics, Trade and Tourism”

The Institute of Eastern Europe and Central Asia (IEECA) and the Journal of Eastern European and Central Asian Research (JEECAR), in cooperation with Webster University St. Louis, will hold this year’s International Business Conference at the new Webster Vienna Private University campus in the beautiful Palais Wenkheim from October 23-24, 2014.

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation Kicks Off at Palais Wenkheim

Today, the very first students arrived at our new location - Palais Wenkheim.
The two-day orientation kicked off this morning with a new cohort of 71 undergraduate students!

After a warm welcome from our Director Dr. Arthur Hirsh, the students broke into groups and received a tour of the building lead by our student leaders from the Webster Leads program. The groups were the very first to use our new classrooms, where they were welcomed into the Webster community and introduced to Webster's academic system, expectations, and our code of honor.

New Student Orientation - Undergraduate Students

The New Student Orientation is mandatory for new students and a great opportunity to meet one’s peers new to Webster and familiarize oneself with the American university system, meet and make an appointment with the academic advisor, learn more about Vienna and all it has to offer to degree seeking students, discuss cultural differences and culture shock, and last but not least get acquainted with the Webster Vienna campus and its various services, staff and faculty.

Fall 1 (August)  NSO schedule

Palais Wenkheim

Wenkheim Countdown: We are moving in!

This week we are opening the doors to our new campus – Palais Wenkheim. On Monday, August 11th, director Dr. Arthur Hirsh welcomed faculty and staff to their new offices and class rooms. This was a historic and very happy day for Webster Vienna. Palais Wenkheim is a magnificent, bright and elegant building with a very central location in Vienna. We now look forward to meet our new students for New Student Orientation on Wednesday the 20th of August and to welcome back all returning students on August the 25th.

Webster Vienna Mentoring Program - application now open!

Are you planning to graduate in 2015?
Do you already have a plan of how to get your career started and how to put your career aspirations in action?
WUV just launched its Mentoring Program (WUVMP) and would like to invite you to participate!

Wenkheim Countdown: 6 Weeks

With classes over and Webster closing for the summer, this will be our last Wenkheim Wednesday before the big move-in. We hope all of your final exams went well and we wish you a fantastic summer. But before you put away all your books and check out for the next 6 weeks, we would like to give you a tour of all the exciting places you will be able to study in Palais Wenkheim come fall.

Classroom

Wenkheim Wednesday: 7 Weeks

Now that it is week 7 and classes are beginning to wrap up for the summer semester, consider for a moment that Palais Wenkheim is about as close in your future as your first day of summer classes is in the past. Just 7 more weeks to go! With the move-in date drawing very close, final preparations are being made for the big move from Berchtoldgasse 1 to Praterstrasse 23.

IR Faculty on gas crises and policy in Der Standard

On the heels of Russia's cutoff of gas  to Ukraine, Dr. Samuel R Schubert and Dr. Johannes Pollak contend in an op-ed in Der Standard that now is the time for an European Energy Union.

Advisory Board

Wenkheim Countdown: 8 Weeks

Although still two months away from opening, Palais Wenkheim has begun to liven up as it hosted its first two events this week. Yesterday, a press conference was held to discuss Webster Vienna's up-coming move. Also, today, the Webster Vienna Advisory Board met and enjoyed their first tour of the renovated building.

With small chats in the atrium and refreshments in the library, the new building has already demonstrated its ideal environment for hosting both Webster and international events.

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