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WU earns occupational health certification
WU employs over 2,000 people. The health of our employees and a positive working environment have top priority for us.
More women in research and teaching
WU is pleased to welcome three new women to its senior faculty in March to strengthen the university’s research and teaching.
WU re-certified as family-friendly employer
WU was awarded its first hochschuleundfamilie certification from the Austrian government in 2013. WU’s certification has now been renewed.
10-year anniversary of the “Lernen macht Schule” initiative
WU’s volunteering program aims to encourage WU students to engage in volunteer community work.
New WU professor: Hans Valentin Schroll
On November 1, WU appointed former Supreme Court judge Hans Valentin Schroll as professor of criminal law and the law of criminal procedure.
Prof. Ewald Nowotny Mobility Grant at WU
OeNB Governor Robert Holzmann and former Governor Ewald Nowotny presented the Prof. Ewald Nowotny Mobility Grant for WU students.
The new WU Rector’s Council takes up the reins
At the inaugural reception for the new WU Rector’s Council, Rector Hanappi-Egger presented her new team and her vision for the future of WU.
WU and UNIDO enter into cooperation agreement
UNIDO and WU will intensify their cooperation to make a stronger contribution to the fulfillment of the Sustainable Development Goals.
WU rector to join CEU’s Board of Trustees
Edeltraud Hanappi-Egger was elected to the CEU Board of Trustees, the university’s highest decision-making body.
WU Supports Scholars at Risk
WU joined the international Scholars at Risk network, offering threatened researchers the opportunity to come to WU as guest researchers.