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Current information about the Coronavirus

July 8, 2020
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Update: 08.07.2020 Dear students and lecturers, COVID-19 presented an extraordinary challenge for all participants in the summer semester 2020. I would like to thank you for the fact that the necessary transition to pure distance learning worked out so well. This required a lot of flexibility and commitment from your side! We have learned two […]

FHWien 360 Video Challenge: Tell us your story!

July 1, 2020
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Tell us your story! This summer we are again organizing the FHWien 360 Video Challenge. FHWien 360 is the video platform of FHWien der WKW with exciting stories about campus & student life at our university of applied sciences. Take part and win great main prizes from Samsung! And this is how it works: Make […]

Study “Learning under COVID-19 conditions

June 17, 2020
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Since mid-March, universities in Austria have been closed, courses have been converted to distance learning and everyday life has changed considerably for students. A research team from the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Vienna wants to find out how students deal with the current situation and home learning and what challenges arise in […]

FHWien der WKW among the top 25 universities worldwide at U-Multirank

June 17, 2020
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FHWien der WKW is among the top universities of applied sciences for its high practical relevance and its “contact to work environment” – as reported in the renowned U-Multirank university ranking. […]

Successful Changeover to Distance Learning at FHWien der WKW

April 2, 2020
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Within a very short period of time, FHWien der WKW has converted all Bachelor’s and Master’s study programs and academic continuing education programs to online operation. Until the end of the summer semester 2020, all teaching will be carried out using distance learning. After the announcement of the Austrian Federal Government on March 10, 2020 […]

FHWien der WKW donates to the MOMO children’s hospice

January 15, 2020
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During the pre-Christmas period, employees at FHWien der WKW and their children met in the kitchen on campus to bake lots of colorful Christmas cookies. They also baked a large gingerbread house, which the children decorated with great joy. At the staff Christmas party in December, the sweet treats were sold for a voluntary donation. […]

Innovative Teaching Award 2019

November 6, 2019
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Innovative teaching concepts rank very highly at FHWien der WKW, the University of Applied Sciences for Management and Communication. The “Innovative Teaching Award” honors these concepts. This year’s prize was awarded on Monday November 4, 2019. Six jury members moderated by the Chair of the Academic Board, Beate Huber, assessed and evaluated ten submissions according […]

CCBE at the 32nd IATEFL BESIG Annual “Back to Basics” Conference

October 25, 2019
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Catherine Prewett-Schrempf and Linda Slattery attended the 32nd IATEFL BESIG Annual “Back to Basics” Conference in Berlin from 11 – 13 October, mingling and networking with an international body of Business English Language Teaching (ELT) authors, academics and practitioners.  During a 45-minute talk entitled “EPortfolios for Grammar Learning”, Catherine and Linda presented the design and […]

Open House 2019

March 26, 2019
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On Friday, March 22, 2019, many interested people grabbed the chance and informed themselves about their favorite study program at the Open House of Austria's leading University of Applied Sciences for Management & Communication. […]

Competence Center for Business English (CCBE) exploring Microsoft Austria

February 14, 2019
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Together with a diverse group of external Business English lecturers, the Competence Center for Business English recently enjoyed an engaging tour of Microsoft Austria. Since several Microsoft Office 365 tools are currently being used in our blended learning settings (e.g. Stream for student-produced videos, OneNote for self-directed learning portfolios) it was meaningful to learn about […]