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WU’s New Rector’s Council in Office


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


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


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 sees all-time high in student mobility


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


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…

WU joins forces with Siemens Integrity Initiative


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


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


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


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


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


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.