Students Meet Austrian Filmmaker

Erwin Wagenhofer, one of Austria’s leading documentary film-makers, gave a stimulating talk to Webster students and faculty in Vienna’s Burg Cinema on Friday 14th February after a showing of his latest film alphabet. The documentary, which takes a critical worldwide look at educational systems based on competitiveness and economic needs rather than individual creativity, is particularly relevant to Webster’s 2013-14 Year of International Human Rights theme - the rights of people with so-called disabilities.

Model UN Practice

Model UN practices for international conferences

The Webster Model UN team held its first practice simulation in preparation for upcoming conferences in France and Romania.

The students in the MUN team enacted a hypothetical Security Council meeting on Thursday, February 13th. The simulated council meeting was held in response to the news that the the Islamic Republic of Iran violated the recent Geneva Interim Agreement and was in the possession of highly enriched uranium and had the capability to build a nuclear bomb within two weeks.  The students played their roles with enthusiasm and everyone enjoyed the simulation.

Profil High Potential Day 2014 – for the best students: Your chance for a top job!

The Austrian news magazine PROFIL invites the best students of the year to meet the most successful Austrian companies at the High Potential Day 2014 on June 30, 2014.

WUV Model UN

Introducing the WUV Model UN club!

The Webster University Model United Nations Club held its inaugural meeting on Thursday, January 30th, and was well-attended by over forty students. The club grew out of Model United Nations class that is being offered this term by Dr. Elina Brutschin.  The eight students in the course wanted to extend the opportunity to participate to the entire student body and beyond the spring semester. Judging by the turnout at the first meeting, it is clear that students were waiting for such an opportunity!

Lecture on Europe’s Energy Security

by Director K.D. Borchardt
Director of the DG Energy of the European Commission

Webster’s lecture series on Energy Security started on 28 January 2014 with a highly successful opening lecture by Dir. Borchardt from the European Comission. The event, which was organised by Webster in cooperation with the Institute for Advanced Studies and the Diplomatic Academy,  took place in the House of the European Union in Vienna. Around 80 people – a mixture of students, experts and general public attended the lecture and participated in a lively debate afterwards.

Dean’s List

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.

Dr. Elina Brutschin

Dr. Brutschin presents at Asian Political Methodology Meeting in Tokyo

Dr. Elina Brutschin, Webster University Vienna Research Faculty, traveled to Tokyo in January for the inaugural "Asian Political Methodology Meeting".

Article about Schubert

Dr. Schubert-Strengthening Research at Webster

Dr. Samuel R. Schubert: Building the Research Reputation of Webster University

The Alum News of Webster Vienna recently published an article on the mission of the International Relations Department Head to further strengthen Webster's Research aptitude.  The article was based on an interview by Barb Carrow.  Click on the article below in order to read about International Relations Working Papers Series and other initiatives spearheaded by the International Relations department.

CDC Open House: CV check

You are ready to start your career and about to apply but not sure about your application documents? Use this CDC Open House to come and visit us and we will be happy to answer all your questions. We might also help you optimize your CV/resume and Motivation Letter to enhance your visibility as a candidate and prospective intern/employee.

Please bring your application documents (CV/resume, Motivation Letter) with you. You might find useful information for conducting your first draft on our website.

Social Media for Job Hunt? How to professionalize your Social Media Appearance

Social Media has become a major part of our lives and so it did for recruiters.

During this short 2hr-workshop, you will learn about the Do’s & Don’ts of Social Media Profiles, which ones to use and how to appear in the most professional way to optimally support your efforts of landing your dream job.

Please bring your laptop or tablet along!


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