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"I firmly believe that the students nurtured under this program will become excellent researchers!"

Hyemin Kim is a PhD student of Finance from the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore who joined the Vienna Graduate School of Finance (VGSF) for one semester as visitor student. The VGSF was founded in...
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Team of the Month 01/2019: Performance Agreement Task Force

The Universities Act 2002 requires all 22 public universities in Austria to conclude three-year Performance Agreements with the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research. The universities’ targets and budgetary framework are then based on...
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Team of the month 11/18: GDPR

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect in the EU and Austria on May 25, 2018, bringing comprehensive changes to data protection legislation. The project team “Implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation”...
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Team of the Month 09/18: Well-Being@WU Project Team

The overall well-being of all WU employees is especially important to our September Team of the Month, the Well-Being@WU project team consisting of Stefanie Ilmer, Anna Jaschek-Langthaler, and Claudia Kopfschlägel. With their commitment to Occupational...
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"Working as a researcher is a continuous, ever-changing challenge!"

In freight logistics, delayed and diverted flights can result in massive additional costs and organizational hassles for transport companies. The environment pays a price, as well. Often, trucks are dispatched to the wrong airports to...
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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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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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Why should YOU go for a PhD?

Are you considering a PhD? After a master’s degree, you may find yourself facing a difficult decision: to leave university for an industry job or to embark on an academic challenge and do a PhD?...
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Leave the beaten tracks and spend your summer abroad

Alexander A. is studying International Business Administration at WU Vienna. Last summer, he decided to spend a summer abroad for an ISU program in Estonia. On our blog, he tells about his experiences during the...
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