Where is Europe’s “Google”?

Entrepreneurship and Innovation in an International Context

On November 5, Webster Vienna’s 6th annual Alumni Symposium took place at Palais Eschenbach. Young entrepreneurs and business representatives discussed the importance of having a spirit for innovation, start-ups and sustainable leadership.

Student resources

Undergraduate Advising Cafés

“Webster University has so many resources for students, it is important for them to learn to navigate the system as soon as possible and make the most of their academic career,” remarked Jennifer Ebner-Daigle about the undergraduate advising office's latest initiative.

Dr. Ali Participates in OPEC Event

On 7th November, Dr. Mehdi Ali, Professor of Economics, participated in the OPEC Secretariat launch of its 2013 World Oil Outlook and its 2013 Annual Statistical Bulletin. Dr. Ali made two main interventions, one related to the rapid rise of oil domestic consumption in some Arab oil producers members of OPEC.  Since this is likely to impact their oil exports, he asked for the views of the OPEC Secretariat. The Secretariat confirmed its awareness of this increase and is dialoging with these countries on the matter. He also commented on energy poverty.

Alumni Get-Together at Motto am Fluss

On October 17, 2013, members of the Webster University Vienna Alumni Association got together for a splendid evening at the Danube bank. Everyone had a wonderful time, catching up with old friends and colleagues at Vienna's stylish  Motto am Fluss restaurant.

For those who could not attend but would like to keep themselves up to date with all the events that are planned for next year, please feel free to send us an email.

We are always so looking forward to seeing you!
Webster Vienna Alumni Office

IR Work Study Scholarship Available

Work Study Position: International Relations Research and Administrative Assistant

The International Relations Department is seeking a Research and Administrative Assistant. The position will be for ten hours a week, and will be remunerated as 50% tuition coverage (UG € 820, G € 967,50) for one 3 credit course per term.

Vienna, the Most Prosperous City in the World!

Vienna has, once again, found itself at the top of another worldwide city-ranking.

This time, the city gained the title of most prosperous city in the world according to "State of the World's Cities 2012/2013", a 152-page study performed by United Nations Human Settlements Programme HABITAT experts.  

Decisions were based on two sections: The first section took into consideration productivity, quality of life, infrastructure, and environmental sustainability. The second additionally evaluated equity and social inclusion.

Student Debate

Students hold debate for final exam

For their final exam, students of the class "Introduction to Political Argumentation and Debate" held a rousing public debate on October 17th. The parliamentary debates discussed controversial issues including euthanasia, killing one to save many, and the rights of convicted felons to vote.

Delta Mu Delta Board Awardee, Sona Klucarova

Student receives Delta Mu Delta Board Award

Our MBA student Sona Klucarova was selected to receive the Delta Mu Delta Board Award, one of the prestigious annual scholarship awards presented to outstanding business students by Delta Mu Delta’s central office in Brookfield, IL, USA. The award includes a cash prize of $1,000. Out of all the awarded scholars, Sona is the only one attending a university outside of the US.

Outstanding results on Bloomberg Aptitude Test

Once again, Webster University Vienna proves its outstanding educational standards. Our students delivered above-average results when taking the Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT) this spring. Compared to the international results, Webster students stand out significantly and for many sections are way above average.

Webster Students raise 700 euro for Kenyan Elementary School

Students at the Vienna campus held a fund-raising social event in September 2013. They succeeded in raising 700 euros – congratulations! The money will go towards supporting an elementary school in western Kenya. The money will most likely be spent on much-needed school books, desks, and chairs for the elementary students. The school is one of three supported by the Waluka project, a charity run by adjunct faculty member Giles Pope.

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