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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


Get familiar with our East Asian Studies Library, where you will have access to journals and books with a especial focus on this region.


The Winter Semester is about to beging and we would like to invite EcoS newly admitted students to join our Orientation Meeting on Tuesday, 1 October...


The course registration period is almost here: From 1 to 25 September you can enrol in the classes you want to take for the upcoming winter semester...


EcoS would like to give a warm welcome to its 35 new students from 29 international universities accepted for the academic year 2019-2020. You have...


On 25 and 26 May 2019, students from the University of Vienna participated in the Strategic Gaming South China Sea, a simulation and role play that...


Notifications on The Admission Process

After the end of the application period (April 30), the revision of documents by the selection committee can take between ten to twelve weeks.