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 Most Recent Announcements


ARD's Morgenmagazine explains how other countries deal with the Coronavirus pandemic, including the DPRK.


No courses and/or examinations with physical presence will be held at the University of Vienna from Wednesday, 11 March 2020 until and including...


Due to the recent measures implemented by the Austrian Government in order to reduce the spread of Coronavirus, Ostasientag has been cancelled.


We would like to remind you about the upcoming Ostasientag, which takes place on Thursday, 12 March.


Additional information about Coronavirus, in light of recent developments

The Department of East Asian Studies has published some important guidelines for its students and lecturers, concerning Covid-19.


Our Director of Studies (SPL 15) has made a recent announcement, concerning the transition to EcoS' new curriculum.