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Financial Times Business School Ranking: WU placed 43th

10:20

In the most re­cent Fin­an­cial Times rank­ing of European Busi­ness Schools WU placed 43th out of 90 ranked Busi­ness Schools. WU already achieved very good res­ults in the Fin­an­cial Times rank­ings ‘Mas­ters...

WU offers internships for refugees again in 2017

10:01

As part of its ini­ti­at­ive in sup­port of refugees, WU is again provid­ing eight aca­demic in-tern­ship pos­i­tions for dis­placed people. The in­tern­ships will start in Janu­ary and run for a period of three...

Bad decisions – bad people? Why managers become corrupt

08:22

Scan­dals like the ma­nip­u­lated emis­sions tests at Volk­swa­gen or those seen in a num­ber of oth-er large con­cerns pose the ques­tion of what causes so many man­agers to act ir­re­spons­ibly and cre­ate such...

WU achieves first-ever top ten spot in FT ranking

09:59

WU has achieved a sen­sa­tional res­ult in the an­nual rank­ing of the world’s best de­gree pro­grams in man­age­ment. It climbed five places and se­cured its best res­ult ever since join­ing the global Mas­ters...

Leadership: Managing creativity

11:11

Cre­ativ­ity is an es­sen­tial factor for the suc­cess of busi­ness en­ter­prises. Al­most every com­pany be­ne­fits from cre­ativ­ity in one way or an­other. WU Pro­fessor Ger­hard Speck­bacher, head of the In­sti­tute...

WU aiming for a more socially diverse student population

11:36

In Oc­to­ber 2015, Edel­traud Hanap­pi-Eg­ger took over as the new rector of WU (Vi­enna Uni­versity of Eco­nom­ics and Busi­ness). Upon tak­ing of­fice, she an­nounced plans to in-crease the di­versity of WU’s...

WU awards internship positions to refugees

13:40

As part of its ini­ti­at­ives in sup­port of refugees, WU (Vi­enna Uni­versity of Eco­nom­ics and Busi­ness) ad­vert­ised eight aca­demic in­tern­ship pos­i­tions for refugees who have been gran­ted asylum in Aus­tria....

Rich or poor? Looking into the future

13:10

The ready avail­ab­il­ity of world­wide demo­graphic data on age, sex, and edu­ca­tional at­tain­ment is open­ing up new av­en­ues for re­search. As part of re­search work car­ried out in co­oper­a­tion with the...

WU Pin of Honor awarded to Kathryn and Craig Hall

10:41

WU Rector Edel­traud Hanap­pi-Eg­ger awar­ded the WU Pin of Honor to Kath­ryn Hall, former US am­bas­sador to Aus­tria, and her hus­band Craig Hall, in re­cog­ni­tion of their long years of gen­er­ous sup­port to...

WU offers internships for refugees

10:18

As part of its ini­ti­at­ive in sup­port of refugees, WU is provid­ing eight aca­demic in­tern­ship pos­i­tions for dis­placed people. The in­tern­ships will start in April and run for a period of three months.