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EcoS is a two-year multidisciplinary master program that deals with contemporary societal, political and economic aspects of the East Asian region as a whole. We regard East Asia as more than just the sum of countries in that region, hence we focus on current transnational and regional issues, as well as on comparative approaches. Click here to know more about EcoS Application process.

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 Most Recent Announcements


From a highly competitive group of applicants across all departments at the University of Vienna, eight EcoS students have successfully applied for...


If you are interested in applying to EcoS, please bear in mind that the University of Vienna has updated the list of requirements for applicants.


This year’s issue of 'Univie Global', the magazine published by the International Office of the University of Vienna, features an article about the...


Kick-Off Workshop for master theses

The Center for Teaching and Learning of the University of Vienna offers a workshop in English for students who have registered their thesis and...


We would like to share the invitation to this lecture organized by the IFK International Research Center for Cultural Studies of the University of Art...


Mr. Martin Weiser will talk about the history and relevance of the democratic parties North Korea, a leader State, as part of his current research on...