ViennaVienna is the capital and largest city in Austria with a population of about 1.7 million people. Often called “The City of Dreams” because it was home to psychologist Sigmund Freud, Vienna is the cultural, economic and political center of Austria. Generations of artists, students and connoisseurs of life have sought out Vienna for its inspirational art and architecture, parks and palaces, music and opera.

With students and faculty representing more than 60 countries, Webster University's Vienna campus offers a diverse forum for examining and understanding the complexities and processes involved in the relationships among institutions of international governance.

Vienna MapVienna's location at the crossroads of east and west will expose you to a variety of political cultures, helping you understand the differences in government systems across cultures and nations. In addition, faculty will lead visits to international organizations such as Vienna's campus is close the United Nations and OPEC.


Faculty Spotlight

Samuel Schubert
Samual Schubert

Dr. Schubert is the head of Webster's International Relations program in Vienna and Co-editor of Webster's IR Working Paper Series. He researches on energy and political violence, particularly the geopolitics of energy, resource competition and international conflict, and the resource course. His scholarly work in the area is widely cited and he recently co-authored the first university textbook on EU energy politics. A published expert on terrorist tactics and profiling, he has worked for the UN, think tanks in Washington, and conducted studies for the European Parliament. Dr. Schubert lectures at multiple universities and research institutes and is an active member of the American Political Science Association.

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