AIESEC on campus

On Oct 15, 2014, representatives of AIESEC, the worlds largest international student-run organization with local chapters in 124 countries and around 90,000 members worldwide met with students on campus. Their main objective is to give students the chance to develop leadership skills and provide them with support in pursuing their career goals.

Please find more detailed information about AIESEC in Austria at:

icons consulting by students - on campus


On Oct 9, 2014, representatives of icons - consulting by students met on campus with students interested in working with them to gain professional experience in consulting while being a student.

Student employees at icons – consulting by students work in an interdisciplinary team on great projects with Start-Ups, SMEs and big international enterprises in various areas such as Marketing, Strategy Consulting, or IT.

Psychology Department - 10 Great Dates©

The Psychology Department invites you to join us for a guest lecture by David & Claudia Arp: 10 Great Dates - The Secret to a Great Relationship!

Tired of the usual dinner and a movie date? Looking for some new, creative ways to connect?Whether you are about to be married or looking to energize your long-term relationship, 10 Great Dates is a fun and inspiring approach to keep the romance going!

This event is open to the public and will be held in room 4.7 on October 28, 2014 on campus at Webster Vienna Private University, Praterstrasse 23, 1020.

Alumni Symposium - Closing the Gender Gap

The Vienna Chapter of the Webster Vienna Alumni Association and Webster Vienna Private University cordially invite you to the 7th annual Webster Vienna Alumni Symposium on

Monday, November 24, 2014 at 6:00pm
at Palais Eschenbach, 1010 Vienna, Eschenbachgasse 11, Festsaal, 1st floor

This year's panel of experts will discuss gender-specific practices in the workforce, and investigate social and economic implications of the gender gap:
Closing the Gender Gap – Old Challenges, New Approaches

SRS on Puls4

IR Faculty's Dr. Samuel R. Schubert on PULS 4 Debate about ISIS

Prof. Samuel R. Schubert joined a heated debate on ISIS broadcasted by the Austrian TV station PULS 4. The program - which could be watched nationwide on October 13 - hosted Ms. Berivan Aslan (Austrian MP with Kurdish background), Mr. Abdurrahim Karayazili (President of the Union of Turkish-European Democrats), Dr. Karin Kneissl (Middle East expert) and Mr. Herbert Scheibner (President of the Austro-Syrian Society).

Review: First Act of Inaugural Lecture Series with Prof. Elina Brutschin

As kick-off to the Inaugural Lecture Series in the new Webster University Vienna residence, Palais Wenkheim, the IR Department’s youngest research faculty professor Dr. Elina Brutschin mastered an attentive and critical audience. She explained why computer simulations are a useful methodological tool in the study of International Relations. Based on an approach by T. Schelling, Dr. Brutschin developed her own way of conducting computer simulations to analyze EU decision-making. The computer simulations with regard to EU decision-making, designed and conducted by Prof.

Deans honor

Congratulations to Dean's List Honorees!

In recognition of academic excellence, a Dean’s List is compiled each academic semester. To qualify, students must complete at least 12 credit hours at Webster University, of which no fewer than 6 credit hours must have regular letter grades. All enrolled coursework must be successfully completed, with no Incomplete or Withdrawn grades recorded. Qualified students who achieve a current semester GPA of 3.80 or higher will be placed on the Dean’s List for that semester.

Palais Wenkheim

Wenkheim Celebration!

On 1st of October the new home of Webster Vienna Private University was celebrated by students, alumni, faculty and staff. While Director Dr. Arthur Hirsh gave an Opening Speech and pointed out that “this move is a step into the right direction for the years to come”, the astonished faces of the visitors wandered around the new breathtaking facility. A video showed the steps of the refurbishment over the past six months.

Alumna Presents Exhibition at Stilwerk

Eva Petrič, a Webster Vienna alumna who graduated with a BA in Art and Psychology in 2005, has launched an exhibition just around the corner of Palais Wenkheim. Located in stilwerk (Praterstraße 1, 1020 Vienna), and called "playGROUND – there’s no place like home", it asks questions about space and identity. "What is our home, where is our home? What defines the concept of home? Territory, language, culture, traditions, family, relatives, physical borders?"

Inaugural Lecture Series

The Webster Inaugural Lecture Series allow newest research faculty members to academically present their research and findings to a broader public. In Fall 2014, the new International Relations Head of Department, Dr. Franco Algieri and International Relations Department Research Faculty member, Dr. Elina Brutschin, will hold their inaugural lectures. 


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