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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


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.


“Unterwegs in Nordkorea: eine Gratwanderung” featured as Book of the Month

Prof. Rüdiger Frank’s latest book features at this month’s recommended reading by the University of Vienna. “Unterwegs in Nordkorea: eine...


Dr Christopher M. Dent, renowned international political economist from Edge Hill University, will hold his lecture on May 21 from 12:15 to 13:45 at...


The MA program in East Asian Economy and Society is looking for a lecturer to teach a seminar on East Asian Economic Systems in the winter term...