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Welcome to ISU@WU!

Starting on July 2, 2018 the ISUWU (International Summer University at WU) welcomed 150 students from all over the world for the 29th time. International students from 32 different countries of origin joined this year’s...
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Working in Academia… the job hunting guide for a PhD student in Finance

What is life like after pursuing a PhD? Where are the jobs advertised? What does it mean to “work in academia”? Every year PhD students from the Vienna Graduate School of Finance (VGSF) take the...
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Self-Driving Cars and Ruin Bars: The Master Class CEE in Hungary

When speaking about the labor market in Central and Eastern Europe, some people still mainly think about production sites of international car manufacturers, back-office service centers and low-cost labor force. However, the situation has changed...
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Team of the Month 06/18: “Long Night of Research” project team

On the initiative of Vice-Rector for Research Stefan Pichler, WU opened its doors to the public for its first Long Night of Research event on Friday, April 13. The event was organized by a team...
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Team of the Month 05/18: “Library for Law brochure team”

The team of the Library for Law has compiled a helpful brochure with guidelines for new employees. The A5-format booklet offers a compact overview of all the relevant information about the library as well as...
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Master’s programs – Are they worth it?

Thanks to the Bologna reforms, graduates with a bachelor’s degree are generally young, well educated, and prepared to start their career. In spite of this, many companies look for candidates with an additional master’s degree....
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Bachelor Business and Economics in a nutshell

WU offers a new bachelor’s program: the English-taught Bachelor’s Program in Business and Economics. But what is it all about? Who is the BBE program intended for? BBE is the perfect program for students who...
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My working days at the WU Gründungszentrum

WU Vienna is carrying out a number of activities and initiatives for refugees in different areas, such as language courses or internships. Moustafa was one of those interns, working at the WU Gründungszentrum. This write-up...
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Teaching abroad: Reflection on Erasmus in Indonesia

It’s not just students that are eligible to spend an exchange semester abroad with grants like Erasmus+, faculty members like Milda Zilinskaite from the English Business Communication department at WU Vienna have this opportunity as...
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What the developed world does NOT know: Future leaders’ ignorance about emerging markets

In times when you just need to open a browser or social media to access news from all over the world, it seems legit to think that the level of information has reached such a...
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Hackathon 2018: 6 students, 4 countries, 3 universities

In the last semester, a group of WU Students decided to join the WU-BOKU Hackathon adventure. The Hackathon is a competition in which students, coming from different backgrounds, form groups in order to solve a...
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