Business and Human Rights

December 3, 2019

Business and human rights: How can companies deal with countries that do not have sufficient human rights protections in place? One year after the murder of journalist Jamal Kashoggi in a Saudi embassy, Markus Scholz (Head of Center for Corporate Governance & Business Ethics) reflects on corporate reactions to this case and discusses how corporations […]

Meet & Eat 2019: Tourism & Hospitality Management Homecoming Event

December 2, 2019

Tourism & Hospitality Management study programs alumni networking  On November 28, 2019, 60 graduates of the Tourism & Hospitality Management study programs celebrated their homecoming four years after graduation (classes of 2015) ten years after graduation (class of 2009) and twenty years after graduation (class of 1999). The event took place at the tourism school […]

The input tax deduction from the point of view of practice

December 2, 2019

On November 22, 2019, a guest lecture took place for the students of the Bachelor’s program in Finance, Accounting and Taxation in the course “Value Added Tax and Transaction Taxes”. The lecture dealt with a central topic of value added tax, namely the deduction of input tax according to § 12 of the Value Added […]

Fraud Detection in Auditing

December 2, 2019

Disguising corporate crime is becoming increasingly difficult for companies. Due to increasing digitalization and the increased use of mass data analyses, auditors can collect and analyze all relevant data from accounting and inventory management. On the one hand, this full survey makes it possible to uncover errors that would not be found in a sample […]

Specializations of the Bachelor’s Program in Finance, Taxation and Accounting

December 2, 2019

On November 12, 2019, students of the Bachelor’s program in Finance, Tax and Accounting used their opportunity to inform themselves about the specializations of their study program. As part of the event, all Academic Coordinators presented their supervised courses and explained the advantages and special features of the individual modules. Students have the choice between […]

International Week: Vienna meets Lille

December 2, 2019

At the International Week of the ISTC in Lille, France, Christine Güttel taught International Human Resource Management. The target of the program was to intensify Internationalization@home and expand university cooperations. […]

International Week „Communication in the Digital Era“

November 29, 2019

FHWien der WKW strengthens international positioning through International Week on the topic “Communication in the Digital Era” International guest lecturers from nine countries delight students with lectures in the Communication Management, Marketing & Sales Management and Journalism & Media Management Study Programs. “Communication in the Digital Era” was the topic of the first “International Week” […]

The Alumni Night 2019

November 27, 2019
Category: Alumni&Co

On November 21, Palais Wertheim opened its doors for the Alumni Night. The program featured numerous highlights: the guests voted Jan Pöltner, graduate of the Bachelor of Journalism & Media Management as well as founder and managing director of 1000things GmbH “Alumnus of the Year”. Alongside Jan Pöltner, Michael Höfler, Head of Corporate Communications at […]

David Bourdin presents research findings on the influence of accents on customer participation in France

November 26, 2019

David Bourdin from the Department of Communication at FHWien der WKW presented his latest research findings to an international audience of researchers at the “French-Austrian-German Workshop on Consumer Behavior”. The sixth edition of the “French-Austrian-German Workshop on Consumer Behavior” was hosted by the Université de Lorraine in Nancy (France) from November 21 to 22, 2019. […]

Bringing the sustainable development goals to life

November 21, 2019

This theme is guiding FHWien der WKW’s efforts to implement the United Nations SDGs into the curricula. “As a university of applied sciences for management and communication, we recognize the importance of the SDGs in the training of future managers,” says Beater Huber, Head of Department and Chair of the Academic Board at FHWien der […]