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Fischer hopes that all future students can study well despite their experience of the pandemic, because, as she says, their academic future will depend on it. However, she also hopes they can enjoy the camaraderie that Webster Vienna provides. “But do wear your masks!” she concludes.

Alumna reflects on support, opportunities at Webster Vienna

October 16, 2020

"Life is a struggle" might sound trite, but for 25-year-old Maleen Fischer, the struggle was life itself. When she was four years old, Fischer was diagnosed with a rare, incurable and often fatal lung disease called Pulmonary Hypertension. Today, she can boast that she is successfully fighting the disease, and also succeeded at Webster Vienna, where she graduated with bachelor’s degrees in Media Communications, Business Management and Economics before pursuing a master’s degree at Harvard University. "Webster made it possible for me to study safely and become an intricate part of the community," she said.

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Provides perspectives on the future of the European project from authors in all the EU Member States, as well as neighbouring European countries and potential applicant nations

Euroscepticism and the Future of Europe

September 18, 2020

Provides perspectives on the future of the European project from authors in all the EU Member States, as well as neighbouring European countries and potential applicant nations

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Webster World Report Podcast 13: International relations expert panel, international student perspective

September 11, 2020

The 13th edition of the Webster World Report, the discussion linking Webster University’s global operations during this year of crises, includes a panel of international relations experts from three different continents, all of whom are professors in the Webster worldwide system: Kelly-Kate Pease, Robin Ramcharan and Jozef Batora. The program also features the perspectives of Erika Gavilanes, an international student from Ecuador studying in the U.S.

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The hard-working Isufi admits that “deciding to go to Webster Vienna Private University turned out to be the greatest challenge of my life.”

Webster Vienna Alumni Profile: A Challenge Gladly Accepted

September 09, 2020

It seems like just yesterday that Fiona Isufi, sitting with her parents and younger sister in their home in Tirana, Albania, received her acceptance letter from Webster Vienna. Today she works at the Permanent Mission of Albania to the International Organizations in Vienna, and recalls her experiences at Webster Vienna majoring in International Relations and studying diplomacy.

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Positive Psychology and Learnings About Our Mental Health During the Lockdown

Positive Psychology and Learnings About Mental Health During the Lockdown

August 11, 2020

In the past fifteen years, positive psychology and the use of positive psychology interventions have seen a surge of public interest. The western cultural narrative around taking care of one’s mental health has partly shifted from being a taboo to becoming a trendy topic. Western millennials and generation Z have to some extent freed themselves from previous generations' stigma around mental health and seeking professional help to improve well-being.

tags: vienna, psychology, extended campus, global

Webster Vienna Private University is actively planning for the Fall Semester with our

Webster Vienna Flexibly Planning for Fall Semester

July 24, 2020

Webster Vienna Private University is actively planning for the Fall Semester with our "new normal" in mind! With health and safety as a top priority, we will offer HybridClass attendance options - in the classroom or online, synchronous, and asynchronous. We also offer small classes where the distance rule is observed and a safe learning environment for students is guaranteed.

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Alumnus Vienna

Webster Vienna Alumnus Kickstarts New Business 'Yoga Junkies'

July 23, 2020

Wisniewski joined Webster Vienna intending to attain his BA in Management with an Emphasis in Marketing while making new friends, exploring this beautiful city and eventually starting his own business. Yoga Junkies is a monthly subscription box filled with trendy yoga lifestyle goods from around the world. The genius of their business is its simplicity. Each month, they send their members boxes based around a particular theme: containing vegan snacks, jewelry, yoga equipment, vegan cosmetics, crystals, aromatherapy items, and spiritual growth tools.

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Dr. Bradley Wiggins

Dr. Wiggins' Published in Prestigious New Media and Society

July 08, 2020

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 and 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'.

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Dr. Bradley Wiggins

A Strategic View of Communication

July 02, 2020

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.

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Effects of Global Pandemic: Webster World Report Podcast 10

June 26, 2020

The tenth edition of the Webster World Report features a discussion with two of Webster’s international relations faculty, Kelly-Kate Pease and Franco Algieri, about the current state of diplomacy, police brutality, and human rights in the U.S. in the wake of the George Floyd protests. The news segment of the program features short audio with Webster University Ghana's Christa Sanders and Mjiba Frehiwot, and Amanda Kracen of the Psychology Department discusses stress relief during the pandemic.

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Students celebrating at sunset - photo credit: Simon Maage, Unsplash

At Webster Vienna, Every Deserving Student is a Scholarship Candidate

June 23, 2020

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.

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Graduating students tossing caps in air

Designed to Elevate the Student Experience

June 16, 2020

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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