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Moving with the Times: Webster Vienna Private University

June 02, 2020

The OPEC Bulletin visited Webster Vienna Private University (WVPU) in the heart of Vienna to uncover the changes the oldest private university in the city has undergone and its historical link to OPEC. Dr Samuel R Schubert’s office looks like a typical professor’s room. Papers and books cover every surface. A coffee machine is placed prominently on the coffee table. Home to great thoughts and ideas. Schubert, the Associate Director of Webster Vienna Private University (WVPU) fits right in. A man who has accomplished a lot during his tenure at the university, he is friendly with a ready smile and natty clothes befitting his position.

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When One Door Closes, Another Opens

June 02, 2020

Although it may seem odd to say so at first, history shows that ballet and politics have always been close bedfellows. At Webster Vienna, no one embodies this relationship more closely than Patricia Karrer, a ballet dancer and political activist who will soon graduate with a degree in International Relations and Economics.

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Dreams Come True at Webster Vienna

June 02, 2020

Maryam Yeganehfar is Persian, a mother, an entrepreneur, and the creative head of her own business in events production (uniquely named “YamYam”). It all started when she decided to enroll in Webster Vienna.

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If You Are Sick and Have Been Diagnosed with COVID-19?

June 02, 2020

If you are sick and have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or suspected to have the virus because you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, please make sure to stay home, except in the case you may need medical care. We strongly encourage you to alert the Office of the Director if you have any symptoms or have tested positive for COVID-19 at your earliest convenience by email: office.director@webster.ac.at.

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Honors and Awards - Class 2020

June 02, 2020

Webster Vienna salutes the Class of 2020 awards and honor recipients on their hard work and dedication in their studies, leadership and contribution to the wider WVPU community.

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How to Deal with Excessive Worry and Uncertainty

June 02, 2020

Easter is here and it has been a bit more than a month of quarantine for many of us. This time of uncertainty brings much higher levels of stress, anxiety, and loneliness than we usually experience. We’re all trying to do what we can to flatten that famous curve while trying to stay sane and adapting to a lifestyle that hopefully won’t last that long.

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Time Flies When You're Having Fun

June 02, 2020

With around 170 different nationalities living in her birthplace - Luxembourg, Claude Bindels, readily embraced Webster Vienna Private University’s multiculturism and its 77 student nationalities. But, as she admits, "people say time flies when you're having fun," and at Webster Vienna, “this is a non-debatable fact." After three years, she was among dozens of international students to complete her major in International Relations, complemented by a minor in history.

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Webster Plans Safe, Phased, Flexible Transition to Begin Fall 2020

June 02, 2020

As local jurisdictions across our campus network begin to ease pandemic-related restrictions, Webster University is finalizing the plans and processes for students to return to our campuses for the fall 2020 term. Webster University will begin the fall 2020 semester and term as scheduled and with face-to-face instruction, following careful guidelines to ensure a safe, healthy university community. Campuses outside the United States are monitoring their local conditions to adjust their plans as needed.

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Center for Liberal Arts Congratulates Graduating Philosophy Student Samuil Pavlevchev

June 02, 2020

The Center for Liberal Arts (CLA) is pleased to announce that WVPU student Samuil Pavlevchev has recently been accepted into the MPhil program at Kingston University’s Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP), where Pavlevchev plans to begin his studies in Fall 2020. CRMEP is not only the leading center for postgraduate level study and doctoral research in continental philosophy in the UK, it is also widely regarded as one of the best places to study philosophy in the world.

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Building an International Skillset in the Heart of Vienna

June 02, 2020

Webster Vienna’s double accreditation in the USA and Austria was another reason for Sandoval to apply. When the Borealis Scholarship endowment at Webster Vienna, made possible by the Borealis Social Fund, recognized her need and merit. Her dream came true!

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Update on Campus Closure for Webster Vienna

June 02, 2020

Due to recent developments with regard to the outbreak of COVID-19, Webster Vienna Private University will remain closed through the Spring semester. All courses will continue online. There will be no classes on campus.

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Enchanted by Vienna and an American Education

June 02, 2020

It is so hard to miss David Ilioski's smile, a 21-year-old N. Macedonian Webster Vienna student with a passion for basketball and football. His best friend and Webster Vienna peer Alessandro Pittiglio - an Italian with a decade-long Viennese residency under his belt - conveniently shares the same passion.

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