Institute for Slavic LanguagesRSS

Our institute’s mission is to empower individuals and organizations with the skills and insights needed to navigate the complexities of a globalized world through innovative teaching and high-quality research in intercultural communication. 

  • We educate future professionals to be able to succeed in culturally and linguistically diverse settings. 

  • We promote WU’s internationalization by providing courses that prepare students to navigate intercultural environments during their study experiences and internships abroad.

  • We engage in high-quality research, collaborate with experts from Austria and abroad, and publish in internationally recognized journals in the fields of culture, (applied) linguistics, strategic communication, and education. 

  • We are open to collaboration with organizations and strive to seek solutions to issues and challenges related to culturally and linguistically diverse workplaces, global remote collaboration, and organizational culture

The Institute is part of the Department of Business Communication.

Lectures in Language, Culture and Communication 14.05.2024

14.05.2024 Dominik Busch 18:00; Online Titel: „Post-humanist interculturality”

Vortrags- und Diskussionsreihe zum Thema Digitale Interkulturalität

Wintersemester 2023/24 (Oktober 2023-Dezember 2023)

Lectures in Language, Culture and Communication 01.12.2022

01.12.2022 Jesper Falkheimer and Mats Heide 18:00 – 19:30 D2.2.228 Seminarraum Titel: "The research front of strategic communication"

Lectures in Language, Culture and Communication 01.12.2022

01.12.2022 Fabrizio Macagno (Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal) 16:15 – 17:45 D2.2.228 Seminarraum Titel: "Preventing disagreements. The argumentative structure of common ground manipulation"

Lectures in Language, Culture and Communication 22.11.2022

Di, 22. November 2022 Jiří Nekvapil and Tamah Sherman 18:00 – 19:30 D2.2.228 Seminarraum Titel: "How multinational corporations affect their local surroundings: Sociolinguistic insights from the…