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Rethinking international mobility in times of COVID-19
WU Rector Edeltraud Hanappi-Egger signs statement “Mobility in Higher Education as a Catalyst for Resilience and Renewal.”
Information on the Corona virus
Buildings on Campus WU are open again, WU Library will reopen on August 3
WU Annual Report 2019
The Annual Report is available online and offers a comprehensive review of the year 2019.
“WU Helps” with aid fund for students in financial hardship
WU-branded face masks are now available for sale. All of the proceeds from the sales go to an aid fund for students in need.
Verena Madner – new VP of Constitutional Court
Madner is an expert on environmental and infrastructure law and the 5th WU faculty member to join the Constitutional Court.
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.