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Team of the Month 06/19: Digitization of the Kurt W. Rothschild and Josef Steindl estate collections

In 2014, Wilfried Altzinger and Alois Guger, the heirs to the estates of two of Austria’s most renowned economists, Kurt W. Rothschild and Josef Steindl, gave WU the economists’ estate collections as a gift. Over...
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Team of the Month 04/2019: WU Translation Team

The work of Kathleen Knaus and Benjamin Schmid gives WU a clear and consistent voice in English. This ensures that we all understand each other at WU, and it also creates an important part of...
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Team of the Month 03/19: “Presidents’ Talk” organization team

On October 9, 2018, WU had the honor of welcoming the president of the Republic of Austria, Alexander Van der Bellen, the president of the Federal Republic of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, and the president of...
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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 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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