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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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Congratulations to the 35 students from 16 countries that have been accepted to EcoS! Read more about what comes ahead concerning finalizing your...


Dear EcoS applicants, we are pleased to inform you that the selection process has successfully been finalized.


The University of Vienna (Department of East Asian Studies) seeks to fill the position from 01.09.2020 to 30.04.2021.


The interview, featured by ORF's ZIB Nacht, focuses on DPRK's decision to blow up their liaison office with South Korea, located in Kaesong.


Upcoming Virtual Discussion: “Corona: Die Pandemie in Ostasien”

We are pleased to share with you the invitation to participate in the virtual discussion “Corona: Die Pandemie in Ostasien”, organized by the...


This past week, Prof. Rüdiger Frank was interviewed by diverse media on the different rumours about the North Korean leader.