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Upcycling: How products with a story attract buyers

Starting on 16 November 2021 at 09:29 Location:

Turning an old car airbag into a backpack or pieces of truck tarp into shoulder bags – this is called upcycling. A study carried out at WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) shows that the…

Support for international students

Starting on 15 November 2021 at 10:22 Location:

Over 50% of the students in WU’s English-taught programs are international, hailing from countries around the world. It’s important to WU to make sure this opportunity is also open to international…

Impact Map shows the effects of academic teaching

Starting on 11 November 2021 at 08:45 Location:

It is becoming increasingly important for universities to reflect on and document their impacts on the economy and society. With a new publication, WU wants to make the diverse impacts of university…

Silvia Angelo is WU Manager of the Year 2021

Starting on 20 October 2021 at 09:15 Location:

Silvia Angelo, CFO of ÖBB Infrastruktur AG, was named WU Manager of the Year 2021 at an award ceremony held at WU. The WU alumna, who has remained in close contact with her alma mater since her time…

German Handelsblatt publishes economics rankings

Starting on 20 October 2021 at 08:57 Location:

WU came in at 10th place in this year’s VWL Ranking, a ranking of the most successful research universities in economics in the German-speaking region published by the German business daily…

20 Years of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at WU

Starting on 07 October 2021 at 10:43 Location:

Close to 1,000 real-life projects with start-ups, SMEs, and multinationals, 3,500 entrepreneurial graduates, over 500 academic publications with over 30,000 citations, and 120 awards in research &…