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Update! June 2020

03/06/2020

Topics: Online exams and distance learning / News for students majoring in International Business Administration / Combining your studies with social engagement / How to: applying for jobs in times of Corona / News from the WU Library / The Language Ressource Center / Tips from students for students

Information on Online Exams and Distance Learning

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  • How do online courses work? Which tools and applications can be used? You can find answers to questions like these on our distance learning web page.

  • Information on the various types of exams, how they are held, and the required technical equipment is available on our web page on online exams. We have put together a keyword index and checklists to help you find all the information you need more easily.

  • A summary of key news and information regarding student and campus life during the COVID-19 pandemic is available on this page (in English).

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*** At the moment, most of these webpages are available in German only. ***
Please be patient, we are working on making all of the pages mentioned above available in English as soon as possible.

Updates for Students Majoring in International Business Administration: Cross-Functional Management and Internship Seminar

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Are you looking for a job in an international environment? Are you interested in Financial Management, Marketing Management and Strategic Management & Strategic Leadership? You don’t want to decide on one of these areas right now? The newly designed Cross-Functional Management program is just right for you! CFM offers you a comprehensive and versatile education in a number of key business areas. Intercultural learning is another focus of the program: CFM is held entirely in English and you attend courses together with international students from WU partner universities. Not only will CFM prepare you for your international career, but it will also give you the opportunity to network with students from all over the world.

Details on Cross-Functional Management

Another new feature of the International Business Administration major is the internship seminar. Students who complete an internship abroad as part of their international experience have to attend this seminar. You can find further information about the internship seminar starting in winter semester 2020/21 here:

Details on the internship seminar

Combining Your Studies with Social Engagement: Become a Role Model for Socially Disadvantaged Children and Teenagers!

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This information is available in German only. Please switch to the German version of this webpage to learn more.

How to: Applying for Jobs in Times of Corona

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In this webinar, the WU ZBP Career Center will give you insights into the new normal of job application. Time to face the facts: What is the job market like after the lockdown? How has the application process changed in the past three months? How do you succeed in an online job interview? And can you start a new job while working from home?
 

Webinar „How to: Bewerben in Corona-Zeiten“*, June 17, 04.00 – 05.00 p.m.

*The information presented will be in German. Questions may be asked in English.

More information and registration at zbp.at

WU Library: What Are We Working On for You?

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You are currently not in Vienna to use the library's service for borrowing books? Starting in June 2020, WU students will also be able to use our digitization service for urgently needed literature (excerpts from books and journal articles).

Additionally, we are working on some new features in the Central Library: We are equipping several project rooms with new interactive screens and on Level 4 there will be a water dispenser to refill drinking bottles.

In any case, we are looking forward to seeing you again in the library in person. To make the time until then pass more quickly, we recommend you to take a look at our e-learning offer Fit4Research or the library video.

News form the Language Resource Center

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The Raiffeisen Language Resource Center is currently closed due to the measures against coronavirus. Nonetheless, we offer the following services:

TOEFL, GMAT, IELTS ...

Are you preparing for a language certificate or aptitude test? The Language Resource Center provides a wide variety of books for TOEFL, GMAT, IELTS, GRE, TOEIC and many more tests. We also have materials for DELE (Spanish), DELF/DALF (French), ÖSD, and Goethe (German).

Magazines

Try our language learning magazines to give your language skills a boost. You can borrow all recent issues.

  • English: Spotlight, Business Spotlight

  • French: Écoute

  • German: Deutsch perfekt

  • Italian: Adesso

  • Spanish: Ecos

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More than 6,000 books in over 40 languages await you

Spanish, Russian, German - or Chinese, Czech or Swedish? In addition to the languages taught at WU, we offer media for many more languages. You'll find everything via the library catalogue.

If you want to borrow books, give us notice at lrc@wu.ac.at. The reserved books can be picked up at the library's front desk in building LC on the following day.

Language Counseling

Would you like to brush up your foreign language skills from school or get to know new learning strategies? Make an appointment for our online language counseling.

Any questions? Are you looking for specific books, information on a language or tips on how to learn a language effectively? Contact us at lrc@wu.ac.at! We are looking forward to hearing from you.

Tips from Students for Students

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Studying effectively, preparing for exams, managing your time well, and using our support services. You can already find this and much more in our Student Support Area.

Now, we would like to expand the Student Support Area to include a new category: Useful facts beyond the classroom. Here we will post contributions by WU students for WU students. Do you have information and tips …

  • on living in Vienna (student dorms, shared apartments, etc.)?

  • on good and inexpensive restaurants in Vienna?

  • on where to take a break from studying close to WU?

  • for night owls (bars, nightclubs, etc.)?

  • for culture vultures (theatres, museums, cabaret)?

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Would you like to share your tips with other students? We look forward to your contributions. Please send them to Helena Nekola (helena.nekola@wu.ac.at), WU Study Information.

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