Team of the Directorate of Studies (SPL)

From 1 October 2022, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christian Göbel, M.A. is the new Director of Studies (SPL) and Steven Denney, BA MA PhD is the Vice-SPL for EcoS. For all EcoS students, Dr. Denney and his team are responsible for study matters concerning approval of credits, substitution of seminars, the electronic record of examination, among others.

To get support from the SPL team, you can contact:

EcoS staff ecos[at] remains responsible for additional questions concerning the EcoS Master Programme.

Important Information concerning Covid-19

Please note that the Department of East Asian Studies (incl. the secretariat) has limited office opening hours for students. Therefore, please book an appointment before going to their offices (information on available time slots from Monday to Thursday). For your appointment request, please send an email with a detailed description of your inquiry to sinologie.ostasien[at] An appointment is not possible without prior notification.