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Webster Univeristy Vienna 2010

  1. 1. REAL KNOWLEDGE FOR REAL-WORLD SUCCESS®
  2. 2. Webster University Worldwide <ul><li>United States </li></ul><ul><ul><li>St. Louis and other regional campuses </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Europe </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vienna, Austria </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>London, England </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geneva, Switzerland </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leiden, The Netherlands </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Asia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Thailand: Cha-am and Bangkok campuses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>China: Shanghai </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Main campus </li></ul><ul><li>Founded in 1915 </li></ul><ul><li>Accredited in 1925 by the Higher Learning Commission </li></ul><ul><li>Ranked in top tier among Best Universities, Midwest Master’s Category (U.S. News and World Report – Americas Best Colleges 2010)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Mission: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To ensure high quality learning experiences that transforms students for global citizenship and individual excellence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To foster dialogue, respect and cultural understanding across boundaries and between people </li></ul></ul>St. Louis, Missouri, USA
  4. 4. London, England
  5. 5. <ul><li>Geneva, Switzerland </li></ul><ul><li>located on a park-like setting in Bellevue, a 7-minute train ride from central Geneva </li></ul><ul><li>five buildings on two and a half hectares </li></ul><ul><li>500 students from over 90 different countries </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Leiden, The Netherlands </li></ul><ul><li>Urban Webster Campus, main building and housing in the center of Leiden </li></ul><ul><li>Leiden is a university town – with many student restaurants, pubs, shops, festivals and events, museums, exhibitions </li></ul>
  7. 7. Cha-am & Bangkok, Thailand
  8. 8. Shanghai, China
  9. 9. Vienna, Austria
  10. 10. Webster Vienna
  11. 11. Webster Facts <ul><li>Vienna Worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>Students: 500 22,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Nationalities: 70 150 </li></ul><ul><li>Alumni: 2,030 150,000 </li></ul>Webster Vienna Faculty represents over 20 nationalities
  12. 12. Why Vienna ? <ul><li>Vienna – 1 st place - overall quality of living </li></ul><ul><li>(Mercer study 2009)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Vibrant international city with a population of 1.6 million </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of culture, museums, theaters, operas, festivals </li></ul><ul><li>Site of many international organizations e.g. UN, UNIDO, IAEA, IBM, Coca Cola etc </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Over 1,000 km bike lanes </li></ul><ul><li>Home of world famous people (Klimt, Freud, Beethoven, Mozart…) </li></ul><ul><li>Fantastic coffee house culture, wine taverns and vineyards </li></ul><ul><li>Great dining and shopping experience </li></ul><ul><li>First class public transportation system </li></ul>
  14. 15. Undergraduate Programs <ul><li>BA - Bachelor of Ar ts </li></ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual Culture </li></ul></ul><ul><li>International Relations </li></ul><ul><li>Management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>HR Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International Business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Media Communications </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology </li></ul><ul><li>BS - Bachelor of Science </li></ul><ul><li>Business Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Information Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Management </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MINORS available in all major areas: </li></ul><ul><li>Studio Art </li></ul><ul><li>Art History </li></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li>Philosophy </li></ul><ul><li>Political Science </li></ul><ul><li>Website Design </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Applic. </li></ul><ul><li>German </li></ul>
  15. 16. Advantages <ul><li>The only university in Austria with dual accreditation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>American </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Austrian </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Language of instruction is English for all programs </li></ul><ul><li>Real-life experience combining theory with practice </li></ul><ul><li>Individual attention </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Small class size (avg. 18 students)‏ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual academic advising </li></ul></ul>
  16. 17. Advantages <ul><li>Focus on the student </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library and writing center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Four computer labs (PC & Mac)‏ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Career Centre and Internships </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Student Affairs services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Council activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trips and events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Study abroad at other Webster Campuses worldwide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student housing </li></ul></ul>
  17. 18. Advantages <ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>American liberal arts system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 terms per year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Study as personal schedule permits </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Program Duration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bachelor: 3 – 4 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Master/MBA: 1.5 – 2.5 years </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Advanced standing credits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IB, AP, A/O levels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Austrian Matura, German Abitur etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>UNIVERSITY DEGREES </li></ul><ul><li>Doctorate (3 years and up)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Master Degree ( 1.5 – 2.5 years)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Bachelor Degree (3 - 4 years)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>High school (12 -13 years) age 17/18 </li></ul>Gen. Education 4 – 12 courses Electives / 2 nd Major / Minor 13 – 22 courses Major 12 – 21 courses
  18. 19. <ul><li>Teaching Style </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open class room discussions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intriguing lectures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Case study analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Real life projects, field trips </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lots of teamwork, presentations and research projects </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Schön Library </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 10,000 books and audio visual materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 150 academic databases granting access to tens of thousands of academic journals, periodicals and newspapers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 19,000 of full text eBooks for research and reference </li></ul></ul>
  19. 20. Student Participation <ul><li>Field Trips </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OSCE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UN: IAEA, UNIDO, UNOV etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Natural History Museum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Austrian, Hungarian Parliaments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Webster Symposiums </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Effective Leadership in Challenging Times, Nov 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Human Trafficking, Oct. 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Procedures and Roles of Int. Org, Oct 2009 </li></ul></ul>
  20. 21. Guest Lectures <ul><li>Counselor Dr. Michael Desser, Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs “The Copenhagen Conference on Climate Change and its impact on multilateral diplomacy” Feb 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>A discussion with H.E. William C. Eacho, III, U.S. Ambassador to Austria “Taking Stock: One Year of the Obama Administration” Jan. 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Guest Lecture, Year of International Human Rights “Columbia: More Than Drugs and Guerillas” Nov. 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Doctors Without Borders, Dr.med. Richard Barta, Sep. 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Online Twitter Founder, Mr. Jack Dorsey Sep. 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>For current and past events please check: www.webster.ac.at </li></ul>
  21. 22. Guest Lectures <ul><ul><li>Social psychologist Philip Zimbardo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communications expert Paul Watzlawick </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Burn out researcher Christina Maslach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Austrian Minister of Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ambassador of Luxembourg Arlette Conzemius &quot;Foreign Policy of the European Union - New challenges after the Lisbon Reform Treaty“, April 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IAEA Counselor Stephan Heisler, Deputy Head of the Permanent Austrian Delegation to the UN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Panel Discussion with Egyptian and Israeli Ambassadors “Mideast Today – Politics, Demography, Energy” Feb 2010 </li></ul></ul>
  22. 23. Graduate Programs undergraduate degree (Bachelor) required <ul><li>MBA Master of Business Administration </li></ul><ul><li>General </li></ul><ul><li>Or with an emphasis in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Finance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Human Resource Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International Business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International Relations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MA Master of Arts </li></ul><ul><li>HR Management </li></ul><ul><li>International Business </li></ul><ul><li>International Relations </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology (Aug. 2012)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>MS Master of Science </li></ul><ul><li>Finance </li></ul>
  23. 24. www.webster.edu/global
  24. 25. Webster Housing
  25. 26. Webster Graduation each year
  26. 27. Webster Alumni Network <ul><li>Over 150,000 worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>Successful careers with local and international companies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AT & T, Coca Cola, Hewlett Packard,United Nations, IAEA, IBM, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lufthansa, Proctor and Gamble, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OPEC, OSCE, Siemens, World Bank, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>World Health Organization </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Distinguished graduate schools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Harvard, London School of </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economics, John Hopkins, Columbia, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cambridge etc </li></ul></ul>Graduate corner “ Most of the instructors work for international organizations and brought their professional experience into the classroom. I also made many professional contacts which have advanced my career significantly.” Nikolaus Rottenberger Lieutenant-Colonel, Austrian Army Cabinet Member, Austrian Federal Ministry of Defense B.A. International Relations, 2002
  27. 28. Webster Alumni «I decided to invest in my future with an international education and accredited degree from Webster University Vienna and I’ve never looked back.» Stjepan Pticar, BBA ‘04, MBA Verbund «In today’s competitive job market my education and internationally accredited degree from Webster University Vienna give me the edge to always stay one step ahead.» Martina Valenta, MBA ‘06 Equity analyst, Erste Group
  28. 29. Application Process <ul><li>Online Application </li></ul><ul><li>Academic documents (last 3 years + final)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>TOEFL, IELTS or Cambridge Advanced Certificate </li></ul><ul><li>400 word essay </li></ul><ul><li>Resume or curriculum vitae (CV)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Two letters of recommendation </li></ul><ul><li>Copy of biographical page of passport </li></ul><ul><li>5 starting Dates per Year </li></ul><ul><li>(Jan, March, May, August, October)‏ </li></ul>
  29. 30. Students experience <ul><li>92% favorable image of Webster </li></ul><ul><li>83% of students talk frequently with their academic advisor </li></ul><ul><li>82 % Analyzing elements of an idea/theory, applying theories and concepts </li></ul><ul><li>63% make frequent presentations in classes </li></ul><ul><li>60% have serious conversations with students different from themselves </li></ul><ul><li>60% of students discuss topics outside the class and work frequently with other students on projects </li></ul><ul><li>49% of students work with faculty members on projects </li></ul><ul><li>44% have participated in some form of internship, field experience, co-op, community service </li></ul><ul><li>25% use the Webster Network to study abroad </li></ul>

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