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Diversity at WU
Diversity and inclusion are a reality at WU. This is evidenced by a number of initiatives, including a diversity strategy that includes special tutor positions and activities with a broad impact.
Program portfolio and career prospects
WU's academic programs are characterized by the diversity and quality of the program portfolio, internationality, and close ties to the business community.
Mobility and Internationality
Internationality is a hallmark of WU, which is why the university encourages and supports activities such as student and faculty exchange and international degree programs.
WU faces up to its historical responsibility
In addition to the return of library books identified as looted property, the research of expelled WU staff* and students is at the center of its activities on Nazi history. Two WU alumni stand out for their particular commitment to fighting Holocaust oblivion.
Combating discrimination
Even though discrimination is banned under international, European, and national legislation, it still occurs in everyday life. As a public educational institution, WU places particular importance on providing a work and study environment that ensures equality for all of its students and employees.
At WU, We Live and Breathe Internationality
Open-mindedness has many facets: Exchange programs with foreign partner universities, scholarships for students and teachers, advisory boards to set new impulses for WU’s international orientation.
Why networks matter
The positive effect international cooperation has on every university is a well-known fact. WU fosters this international approach as it proves to be a reliable project partner for universities anywhere in the world.
125 Years of the WU Vienna
The elitist Imperial Export Academy led to the University of World Trade thanks to a broader range of courses and, as the WU Vienna, transformed itself from a purely mass university into an internationally accredited research and educational institution.