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Team of the Month 02/2020: Admissions Team

Starting work at 6:00am, walking 20 km in one day, and working for 10 hours straight: this isn’t a hospital shift we’re talking about, but WU’s entrance exam days for the bachelor’s programs, which were...
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Team of the Month 09/2019: The main organizers of the WU Summer Celebration

10,000 guests, live performances by internationally famous musicians, and an enthusiastic crowd that kept the party going until the wee hours of the morning – that was the 4th edition of the WU Summer Celebration....
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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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“I recommended the ExInt master’s program to my daughter because I believe it would provide excellent preparation for her future.”

Dr. Marc Van Unen, Bristol-Myers Squibb GmbH & Co. KGaA, Business Unit Director Cardiovascular  After visiting the ExInt master’s program and having had the privilege of holding a guest lecture, I can say that I...
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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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