Team of the Directorate of Studies (SPL)

From 1 October 2020, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ina Hein, M.A. is the new Director of Studies (SPL) and ao. Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Agnes Schick-Chen is the Vice-SPL. Concerning EcoS students, Prof. Schick-Chen and her team are responsible for all study matters concerning approval of credits, substitution of seminars, electronic record of examination ["Prüfungspass"], among others. Click here to get support from the SPL team. You can contact:

Stefanie Yu, BA MA

Mail: stefanie.yu[at]

Telephone: +43-1-4277-45120

Office hours: Coordinate per email

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

Important Information for the Winter Semester 2020/21

Please note that, in an attempt to support the measures against the spreading of COVID-19, the Department of East Asian Studies (incl. the secretariat) currently has no office opening hours for students. Only in urgent cases (collection of documents) appointments are made. Please note, however, that appointments are only possible on the following days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. For an appointment request, please send an email with a detailed description of your inquiry to sinologie.ostasien[at] Please note: an appointment is not possible without prior notification.