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The first time Alminko Dugic got in a 70-meter-high crane, he didn’t even know how to turn it on. Even though he had taken the requisite course for the job, it turned out to be “totally useless.”Due to safety issues, students were not actually allowed to do any practical...
As a hub for international organizations and NGOs, Vienna is the venue for countless decisions about global policy. When it comes to the environment, Greenpeace plays a pivotal role. We asked Alexander Egit, the head of Greenpeace Austria, to tell us where he sees the biggest challenge for the...
On our path to a knowledge society, understanding the world around us is ever more importantFleeing the chaos of Bosnia in the 1990s and arriving in Vienna as a young child, Melisa Erkurt is well-placed to understand the experiences of Austrians from migrant backgrounds. Now 25 years old, she...
Aside from manual dexterity, facility with numbers and a polished appearance, croupiers need skill with people and a mix of both ease and reserve.On the way to Casino Wien in Vienna’s 1st district, I stepped aside for a modest motorcade and police escort, turning just in time to see...
The Financial Times just ranked the WU’s Masters Degree in International Management among the top 10 management programs worldwideWe asked director Edeltraud Hanappi-Egger what choices led to this success and how internationality influences the quality of the program. Dear Readers!The FT ranking evaluates degree programs in management based on 16...
Roberta Manganelli, founder and head of Stella Models talks about Vienna’s 70s flair, the art/fashion balance and how being Italian in Austria helped her get aheadHer son was born in Vienna and calls himself an Italian Viennese (“Ein italienischer Wiener”). But Roberta Manganelli feels her roots every day of...
Whether she's playing games with gender and sexuality, or just celebrating love, music, fashion, this drag queen is an expert on being fabulousTamara Mascara, Drag Queen  I’m a Wiener – I love saying that. In Austria we have one Wurst, but I’m a Wiener! When Tamara Mascara came to meet us at a little...
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Going to unfamiliar places can be daunting. We spoke to a youth hostel manager, an explorer turned Airbnb host, a flight attendant and a tourism board manager to find out how they help you make the most of your tripManager, Wombats Youth Hostel NaschmarktThe bland façade on the Rechte...
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