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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 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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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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The Magic Happens Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Leaving your comfort zone is scary; it’s very inconvenient and at the same time it’s the best thing you can do. The tricky part about it is that you’re not even aware of its existence...
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A Yankee in the Habsburg Court

Despite difficulties, this has been one of the greatest opportunities of my life. The faculty, staff and students have treated me both as a friend and honored guest. I am thankful to the Austrian Fulbright...
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