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Financial Times Business School Ranking: WU placed 43th

Starting on 07 December 2015 at 09:56 Location:

In the most recent Financial Times ranking of European Business Schools WU placed 43th out of 85 ranked Business Schools. WU already achieved very good results in the Financial Times rankings ‘Masters…

Star economist and Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz to speak at WU

Starting on 17 November 2015 at 12:12 Location:

In a talk to be held at WU on Sunday, November 29, 2015, Joseph E. Stiglitz, recognized as one of the most distinguished economists in the world, will present his new book, “The Great Divide: Unequal…

WU’s New Rector’s Council in Office

Starting on 01 October 2015 at 10:06 Location:

WU’s new Rector’s Council, headed by Rector Edeltraud Hanappi-Egger, began its first term today, October 1, 2015. The members of the new Rector’s team are: Harald Badinger, Vice-Rector for Finance,…

The NBER-NSF Conference on Time Series 2015

Starting on 22 September 2015 at 14:35 Location:

The NBER-NSF was first organized 35 years ago with the goal of bringing the most productive researchers in economic time series analysis together to exchange new ideas. This year’s NBER-NSF Conference…

Blue Building Certification for Campus WU

Starting on 04 August 2015 at 14:11 Location:

As a public institution, WU is aware of its responsibility to build in an economic, ecological, and socially sustainable manner, and the most recent distinction awarded to Campus WU confirms WU’s…

WU’s new Entrepreneurship Center opens its doors on June 1

Starting on 27 May 2015 at 09:15 Location:

Entrepreneurship is a key skill of the 21st century and is becoming increasingly important for students, alumni, and faculty. WU is strengthening its activities in this field by inaugurating a new…

WU sees all-time high in student mobility

Starting on 19 May 2015 at 09:56 Location:

As an international university, student mobility is one of the cornerstones of WU’s internationalization strategy. In the academic year 2014/15, student mobility figures have hit an all-time high at…

WU joins the Global Business School Network

Starting on 08 May 2015 at 09:14 Location:

The Global Business School Network (GBSN) is an association of 72 universities from 31 countries. The member schools are renowned universities with outstanding standards in teaching and research that…

OMV CEO Gerhard Roiss made Honorary WU Senator

Starting on 15 April 2015 at 10:09 Location:

Dr. Gerhard Roiss, CEO of OMV, was awarded the title of Honorary WU Senator yesterday, in recognition of his years of loyalty and support to WU.

2015 CEEPUS Ministers’ Prize awarded to WU’s AMADEUS network

Starting on 13 April 2015 at 10:05 Location:

The 2015 CEEPUS Ministers’ Prize was awarded to WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) during a festive ceremony in Prague. WU received the prize for coordinating the AMADEUS network, which…

WU joins forces with Siemens Integrity Initiative

Starting on 02 April 2015 at 13:39 Location:

The WU Global Tax Policy Center (GTPC) at the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) has been awarded US$1.7 million by the Siemens…

WU’s new Rector’s Council

Starting on 02 April 2015 at 11:16 Location:

In the meeting held on April 2, the University Board of WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) approved the candidates for the new WU Rector’s Council suggested by Rector-Elect Edeltraud…

WU PhD Program International Business Taxation Extended

Starting on 27 January 2015 at 10:50 Location:

The Austrian Science Fund (FWF), Austria's central funding organization for basic research, has approved a € 1.5 million grant for a further four-year extension of the interdisciplinary International…

Edeltraud Hanappi-Egger elected as WU’s new Rector

Starting on 26 January 2015 at 16:22 Location:

In today’s meeting, the WU University Board, by unanimous vote, elected Professor Edeltraud Hanappi-Egger as WU’s new Rector for the period from October 1, 2015, to September 30, 2019. Professor…

New Faculty at WU

Starting on 14 January 2015 at 10:09 Location:

WU recruited a total of eight new professors in 2014 to strengthen its research and teaching activities. An additional 13 recruitment proceedings are also currently in various stages of completion.

Façade Broke Loose on Library & Learning Center

Starting on 05 January 2015 at 12:08 Location:

80kg section of the Library & Learning Center façade broke loose and fell on Friday evening, January 2. The cause of the incident is as yet undetermined. Only material damages were sustained.