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Update! March 2019


Topics: Selection procedures for bachelor's programs / Application for German-taught master's programs / Mentoring Program for Academic Writing / Study Abroad / WU Silent Room / Via shuttle to your first job / LEARN - new name and design / Study Service Center - new design / Reservation for Finance Area terminals

Selection procedures for the 2019/20 academic year

For the 2019/20 academic year, there will be selection procedures for each of the three bachelor’s programs at WU (Business, Economics and Social Sciences / Business Law /Business and Economics). Registration started on March 1, 2019 and will end on May 15, 2019. Anyone interested in pursuing a bachelor’s program at WU can register for the selection procedure/s for the program/s of their choice until May 15, 2019. The deadlines are the same for all programs. The dates and times of the entrance exams (if exams are held), however, vary by program. For more information, please click here.

Application for WU’s German-taught master’s programs opens on March 30, 2019

The application for all German-taught master’s programs (intake in the 2019/20 winter semester) opens on March 30, 2019. You can apply via the online application tool even if you have not finished your bachelor’s program yet (but you must have completed a minimum of 150 ECTS credits). We recommend that you apply early so that you will not have to wait long for feedback on your application documents. The application period ends on May 31, 2019.

Detailed information is available online

Mentoring Program for Academic Writing – Support for Bachelor’s Students

WU’s Mentoring Program for Academic Writing helps bachelor’s students improve their writing skills by focussing on the writing process rather than on the finished product. You will learn strategies to guide you through various writing phases, and try out a number of creative writing methods. In addition, hands-on exercises and (peer) feedback will also contribute to improving your writing skills.

Participants in the program will be part of a small group of bachelor’s students led by two writing mentors. With the help of your mentors, you will be working on a writing project and expand your writing skills.

If you are you interested in improving your (academic) writing skills, you will find more information on our website

Please note: this program is offered in German and we will focus on academic writing in German.

If you have any questions, please contact 

Interested in studying abroad? Apply now for an exchange semester or an International Summer University!

Bachelor’s students who would like to spend the summer semester 2020 at one of our partner universities overseas can apply between March 11 and March 21, 2019 (until noon).

Come to one of our small group advisory meetings and learn about our partner universities and the steps before, during and after your stay abroad. You can find the exact dates on our dates & deadlines webpage. Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility offers substantial mobility grants for selected partner universities. Visit our website for more information on these grants and other types of scholarships.

If you would like to take part in one of our International Summer University programs, apply between March 4 and March 13, 2019 (until noon). Head over to our website for information on financial support for the ISUs.

Are you interested in reshaping the WU Silent Room?

The WU Silent Room (D2.0.151) is a space to calm down, retreat, pray or meditate in an often fast and hectic university environment.

We want to pay this room particular attention during the next weeks. On the one hand, we want to talk about the Silent Room as a quiet place in a busy (university) world. On the other hand, we want to talk about using and reshaping this room together, considering existing needs and wishes concerning the room.

If you are interested in participating in the exchange or reshaping of the room, please send an email to We will compose a diverse project group by selecting participants from all interested people.

Via Shuttle to your first job!

On March 12, 2019, 42 employers open their doors: experience offices, stores and production sites like you’ve never seen before – after hours and exclusively for students and new graduates.

Before site visits: networking at Vienna City Hall, afterwards clubbing at Säulenhalle! Make a night of it!

For more information on employers and the program visit:

A new name and design for Learn@WU

Learn@WU is all ready for the 2019 summer semester, with a new and updated look and a new name.

The following areas of LEARN, WU’s learning and information portal, are available online in the new design:

  • STARTING PAGE | Allows users to navigate quickly and easily to all of LEARN’s publicly available content

  • PUBLICLY AVAILABLE PAGES | Improved readability on computers, tablets, or mobile devices

The login area MyLEARN remains in the old design.

The Study Service Center presents itself in a new design

The new design elements do not only serve to visually separate the areas, but they also improve acoustics. You can better differentiate between the different areas such as Admissions, the Examinations Office, or Study Regulations & Credit Transfer. At the same time, the new design of the Study Service Center offers more privacy when you are talking to a one of our staff members.

The new design also meets the high standards of the WU Campus: it is modern, sustainable and environmentally friendly. The natural materials used, such as sheep's wool, act as a natural catalyst and help purify the air.

We are happy to support and advise you in all study-related matters and look forward to welcoming you to the Study Service Center (LC, 2nd floor).

New reservation tool for the Finance Area terminals in the Central Library

Students can now reserve Finance Area terminals (to access Datastream, Eikon, Bloomberg) independently. An online calendar shows which terminals are available, and they can be booked with just a few clicks.


The terminals are located near the Library Information on the second floor of the Central Library (LC building). These terminals can only be used on site (no remote access) during the Central Library’s opening hours.

Booking conditions

  • Terminals can be reserved by WU degree-program students (NOT by concurrently enrolled or non-degree-program students) and WU faculty and staff ONLY.

  • Terminals can be booked for a maximum of 3 hours at a time. Each individual reservation is for one full hour.

  • Users can have up to 3 active reservations per day. If a user already has 3 reservations active for that day, no new reservation can be made until another expires or is cancelled.

  • Terminals may be booked up to 14 days in advance.

Questions or comments? We’d love to hear from you: 

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