News and Events

  • Dr. Wiggins' "Boogaloo and Civil War 2: Memetic Antagonism in Expressions of Covert Activism" Published in Prestigious New Media & Society

    Dr. Bradley Wiggins, associate professor and department head of media communications, was informed that an article he wrote was recently accepted for publication by the prestigious and highly-ranked academic journal, New Media & Society and according to Journal Citation Reports, its 2019 impact factor of 4.577 gives it a ranking of 1 out of 79 journals in the category 'Communication'.

  • A Strategic View of Communication

    Students graduating from Webster Vienna Private University’s program in Strategic Communication will gain multimodal literacies required for the successful navigation of a professional career in various such as, among others, international affairs, corporate communication, public relations, crisis management, promotional campaigns, and more.

  • Leadership Spotlight Highlights: Women in The Business Sector

    Know what you want, and go for it. IBM Austria’s CEO Patricia Neumann highlighted her ambitious path to success during a recent Leadership Spotlight Lecture, hosted by Webster Vienna Private University and Business program Adj. Prof. Dr. Andrea Gaal. Neumann spoke about her journey and gave an overview of her career, including her top tips on succeeding in the tech sector.

    In addition to the insightful discussion with IBM Austria’s CEO, students enjoyed a session with Lydia Goutas of Lehner Executive Partners, on The Art of Re-Inventing Yourself in Your Career. Goutas gave an overview of her personal career journey, keys to success in the post-COVID- 19 economy and why re-inventing yourself is a key ingredient to long-term success in the world of business. 

  • At Webster Vienna, Every Deserving Student is a Scholarship Candidate

    When considering a top choice of university, your dreams should never be placed on hold by the limitations of tuition costs. At Webster Vienna Private University, we strive to financially enable our students as much as we can, so that their main focus while attending university is on themselves and their academic growth. 

  • Message on BLM from the Office of the Director

    As an institution welcoming students from more than 70 nations and faculty from more than 40 countries, we pride ourselves on the diversity and global mindset of our community. With the recent historic events and protests shaping our global community, including the 50,000 Viennese residents marching together in demand for justice and reforms, we align with our sister campus in St. Louis and support the Black Lives Matter movement.

  • Important Notice: Reset Your Password Immediately

    In order to bring back all St. Louis IT services to you, we ask you to change your password immediately, instructions can be found in the attached document. Please note this only affects services from the main campus, please use your username for the password change.

  • The Opening of Our Campus Doors Starting July 1st

    Now that we are approaching the summer months, Austrian borders have opened up to most European countries. In the coming weeks, we anticipate borders opening to non-EU countries across the globe, in gradual phases throughout July and August. 

    Given the positive news, we are delighted to announce the opening of our campus doors starting July 1, 2020, and anticipate normal university operations to begin in the Fall semester.

  • Webster Vienna’s Bachelor's Programs - Designed to Elevate the Student Experience

    Selecting a bachelor's degree that matches personal and career goals, as well as aspirations, is crucial to securing a successful future for every individual. This difficult task of deciding on whether to pursue a bachelor’s degree and which school and program to attend does not need to be stressful.

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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.