#study-abroad

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Cross-Cultural Competence: This is why preparation and reflection are so important

WU students participating in a semester abroad or in an International Short Program in summer have to take the course Cross-Cultural Competence. The course content and lecturers prepare students for an international experience and teach...
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International Business Administration in your bachelor's degree? This is how you can individualize your international experience

WU bachelor's students who wish to graduate with the IBW major are required to complete an international experience abroad during their studies at WU. The good news is that the IBW international experience can be...
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Erasmus+ Internship Abroad: work abroad and receive financial support

WU students who independently organize a full-time internship in another EU country can apply for funding through the Erasmus+ program. The financial support makes the start at the place of work easier and thus helps...
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An entrepreneurial story from Helsinki

My name is Mariyana, an Entrepreneurship & Innovation and Data Science student, originally coming from Bulgaria, who just spent an Erasmus semester at Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki, Finland. In the following blogpost, I...
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4 best answers to your questions about the exchange semester

WU students have the opportunity to shape their own study time globally and internationally. In addition to being a plus on your resume, a global mindset also enriches your own perspective and is a key...
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WU and Vienna: Two Points of Attraction for International Students

At the beginning of a new phase in life, prospective students and students looking for a new place to study are faced with the questions: Which city matches my own character? And which university is...
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Apply for that job, apply for that specialization, apply for that exchange semester.

Doing an exchange semester was one of the things that I was most excited about when I stared my bachelor’s in International Business at the Vienna University of Economics and Business in 2018. Even though...
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Applying for a semester abroad or a job position: How to succeed with your motivational letter!

In an interview with WU’s Blog, career counselor Robert Langer explains the most important aspects of writing a successful motivation letter. Good to know: Together with the International Office, the WU ZBP Career Center organizes...
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Go Global 2020 – a slightly different exchange fair

This year’s Go Global exchange fair, organized by the International Office, took place on October 28, 2020 – for the first time, entirely online. Walking from booth to booth, as is customary during a fair,...
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5 things you should know before applying for a semester abroad

During your studies, a stay abroad is a profitable experience in many respects: You will get to know a different academic environment, make new contacts and broaden your own intercultural horizon. No wonder that international...
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"The students have already shown in the summer semester 2020 how flexible and adaptable they are."

Despite travel warnings and restrictions, about 200 exchange students could be welcomed at WU. The International Office has put great effort into communication and advice to give exchange students an optimal and safe start in...
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