News from EcoS

This section compiles all of the news from the EcoS program. You can also see the articles according to the following categories: EcoS up to Date, EcoS in the News or Student's Corner.

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27.11.2020
 

Kyoto University has launched its “Kyoto Spring Program” which will be offered online from 14 to 24 February 2021. The students from the University of...

EcoS Updates
09.11.2020
 

On November 6, Prof. Frank participated in the World Economic Forum (WEF) panel on “Promoting Human Security in North Korea”.

EcoS Online
30.10.2020
 

The International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) has featured a co-authored article by Dr. Franziska Plümmer (Chair of East Asian Studies,...

EcoS Online
12.10.2020
 

Mentoring for writing MA Thesis in English, by the CTL

Looking forward to find some additional guidance while writing your thesis?

EcoS Updates
12.10.2020
 

Dr. Franziska Plümmer will be part of the planned Lecture Series of the Department of Political Science (IPW Lectures) for the Winter Semester 2020-21

EcoS Online
07.10.2020
 

Discussion Panel about the Division and Reunification Korea/Germany

On October 2, Prof. Rüdiger Frank was part of a discussion panel about the documentary film "My Brothers and Sisters in the North" (2016) by...

EcoS Online
29.09.2020
 

Announcement concerning regulations for the Winter Semester 2020-21 amid Covid.

The beginning of the winter semester is imminent. Therefore, the Director of Studies (SPL) wishes to inform you about some measures which detail the...

EcoS Updates
23.09.2020
 

The latest volume of our Vienna Journal of East Asian Studies - VJEAS is now available online.

EcoS Online
17.09.2020
 

Have you digitally submitted your MA thesis or are you planning to do so? This information will be useful for you!

EcoS Online
31.08.2020
 

The period for course registration is about to begin! From 01 September (00:00) to the 25 September (23:59), you will be able to register for your...

EcoS Updates
21.08.2020
 

To get you started for the winter term and the beginning of your studies, we warmly invite all EcoS new students to join us for an online orientation...

EcoS Updates
18.08.2020
 

In her latest blog article for the Research Group 'Transient Spaces and Societies', Dr. Franziska Plümmer, from our Department of East Asian Studies,...

EcoS Online
29.07.2020
 

For the upcoming academic year (2020-21) the completion of the admission process at the University of Vienna will only take place online and by prior...

EcoS Updates
08.07.2020
 

The Admission Office of the University of Vienna together with EcoS have successfully tested a pilot procedure allowing our new students to complete...

EcoS Updates
02.07.2020
 

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

EcoS Updates
29.06.2020
 

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

EcoS Updates
26.06.2020
 

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

EcoS Updates
17.06.2020
 

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.

EcoS Online
29.05.2020
 

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...

EcoS Updates
01.05.2020
 

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

EcoS Online
28.04.2020
 

The uspace platform is currently unavailable for students and those who want to upload their application documents for the upcoming academic year.

EcoS Updates
14.04.2020
 

On April 13, the news platform '38North' published and article from Prof. Rüdiger Frank, titled "The 2020 Parliamentary Session in North Korea:...

EcoS Online
06.04.2020
 

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

EcoS Online
10.03.2020
 

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

EcoS Updates
10.03.2020
 

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

EcoS Updates
09.03.2020
 

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

EcoS Updates
02.03.2020
 

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.

EcoS Updates
21.02.2020
 

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

EcoS Updates
20.02.2020
 

The registration period for EcoS courses ends on February 26 at 10:00 am.

EcoS Updates
18.02.2020
 

Come and join us in a day made to honour Department’s graduates. This year's OAT will take place on Thursday March 12, and include presentations from...

EcoS Updates
04.02.2020
 

An update of the EcoS Curriculum has been announced in the official university bulletin No. 47, 7 on 24 January 2020.

EcoS Updates
21.01.2020
 

From a highly competitive group of applicants across all departments at the University of Vienna, eight EcoS students have successfully applied for...

EcoS Updates
20.01.2020
 

If you are interested in applying to EcoS, please bear in mind that the University of Vienna has updated the list of requirements for applicants.

EcoS Updates
18.12.2019
 

This year’s issue of 'Univie Global', the magazine published by the International Office of the University of Vienna, features an article about the...

EcoS Online
20.11.2019
 

Kick-Off Workshop for master theses

The Center for Teaching and Learning of the University of Vienna offers a workshop in English for students who have registered their thesis and...

EcoS Updates
06.11.2019
 

We would like to share the invitation to this lecture organized by the IFK International Research Center for Cultural Studies of the University of Art...

EcoS Online
11.10.2019
 

Mr. Martin Weiser will talk about the history and relevance of the democratic parties North Korea, a leader State, as part of his current research on...

EcoS Updates
11.10.2019
 

Do you happen to be in Kaohsiung, Taiwan on 24 and 25 October 2019? Join Martin Mandl and other international food experts for the Ninth International...

EcoS Online
11.10.2019
 

Are you in a Master’s program where English is the working language? Are you writing your thesis in English? Do you have questions about writing...

EcoS Updates
08.10.2019
 

Martin Mandl talks about "Fake Meat" in China

For European news agency Pressetext and the Austrian Wirtschaftsverlag, Martin Mandl is commenting on “Fake Meat” in China, its historical roots and...

EcoS Online
30.09.2019
 

We would like to inform that the date for the tour of the East Asian Studies Library has changed.

EcoS Updates
18.09.2019
 

Get familiar with our East Asian Studies Library, where you will have access to journals and books with a especial focus on this region.

EcoS Updates
13.09.2019
 

The Winter Semester is about to beging and we would like to invite EcoS newly admitted students to join our Orientation Meeting on Tuesday, 1 October...

EcoS Updates
27.08.2019
 

The course registration period is almost here: From 1 to 25 September you can enrol in the classes you want to take for the upcoming winter semester...

EcoS Updates
07.07.2019
 

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...

EcoS Updates
03.06.2019
 

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...

EcoS Updates
23.05.2019
 

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.

EcoS Updates
21.05.2019
 

“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...

EcoS Online
06.05.2019
 

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...

EcoS Updates
30.04.2019
 

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...

EcoS Online
16.04.2019
 

Latest analysis of North Korea's Economy and more

Prof. Rüdiger Frank analyses the 2019 parliamentary session in his latest article for 38 North, a platform devoted to informed analysis of events in...

EcoS Online
01.04.2019
 

Have the chance to talk to EcoS' Staff & Student Representatives during a visit to Uniorientiert, University of Vienna's main student fair.

EcoS Updates
20.03.2019
 

The position falls under the Chair of East Asian Economy and Society - EcoS, with a fixed-term contract for 6 years and an employment of 40...

EcoS Updates
18.03.2019
 

Due to the Basic Data Protection Ordinance, students must sign a "Declaration of Consent" to authorize the publication of the MA Poster on EcoS...

EcoS Updates
15.03.2019
 

Remember to check our Admission section to find out what are the necessary documents and how to apply.

EcoS Updates
15.03.2019
 

Check our latest entry in the section "EcoS Forms" where you can donwload the most recent formularies that you need to fill in order to request your...

EcoS Updates
08.03.2019
 

Meet current EcoS students at Austria’s largest Education Event to learn more about our programme.

EcoS Updates
04.03.2019
 

This year's Ostasientag will take place on the 12th of March, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Seminar Room Sinology 1.

EcoS Updates
04.03.2019
 

Concerning the latest US-North Korea Summit, which took place on Hanoi on 27-28 February, Prof. Rüdiger Frank wrote a commentary on the news platform...

EcoS Online
04.03.2019
 

Conference on Contemporary Asia 2019

The Sinology Department of the University of Würzburg and the German Association for Asian Studies (DGA) will host the Conference on Contemporary Asia...

EcoS Online
12.02.2019
 

Traineeships at EU, UN & OSCE in Vienna

The European External Service, in cooperation with several Universities across Europe, is offering a series of traineeship opportunities at various UN...

EcoS Updates
30.01.2019
 

The European Patent Office and its Asian Patent Information service for researchers

Staffed by experts on the Japanese, Chinese and Korean patent systems, the Asian patent information services offer assistance in searching...

EcoS Updates
21.01.2019
 

On 19 and 20 January 2019, the “Strategic Game: North Korea” took place at the Department of East Asian Studies. 45 students represented ASEAN as...

EcoS Updates
21.01.2019
 

Internship Opportunities at the OAV [German-Asia Pacific Business Association]

The OAV is offering two work opportunities for students interested in doing an internship at their headquarters. Students who apply must be fully...

EcoS Updates
18.01.2019
 

On March 8, on the occasion of the ITB in Berlin, Prof. Frank will receive the ITB BookAward awarded in cooperation with the Börsenverein des...

EcoS Online
14.01.2019
 

The article, written for the specialized portal '38th North', delved deeper into the speech's content, which touched on topics like economic growth,...

EcoS Online
14.01.2019
 

The end of the semester is ahead of us and we hope you sucessfully pass all of your exams and enjoy the break before the summer semester begins.

EcoS Updates
24.12.2018
 

We hope all of you enjoy the winter break with your familiy and loved ones, and we wish you all the best for this upcoming year!

EcoS Updates
30.11.2018
 

On Tuesday, 27 of November, Prof. Patrick Köllner from the German Institute of Global and Area Studies - GIGA, gave a guest lecture on "Understanding...

EcoS Updates
20.11.2018
 

As part of our series of Guest Lectures for this Winter Semester, Prof. Patrick Köllner, from the German Institute of Global and Area Studies - GIGA,...

EcoS Updates
20.11.2018
 

EcoS student representatives invite all students to join them at the AAKH Campus' Christmas Market to enjoy the traditional Weihnachtspunsch

Student's Corner
12.11.2018
 

Upcoming Activities for EcoS Students

EcoS Student Representatives have organize two events for November and December, preparing for the upcoming winter festivities.

Student's Corner
06.11.2018
 

In order to comply with the EU's General Data Protection Regulation, the University of Vienna requires all students to use their u:account's Webmail...

EcoS Updates
22.10.2018
 

Update on CTL's Writing Mentoring Programme for MA Students

The CTL has shared the schedule for this semester's writing mentoring programme for students writing their MA Thesis in English

EcoS Updates
11.10.2018
 

This is a very helpful programme for those who need to strengthen their research abilities, as well as improve their reading comprehension and writing...

EcoS Updates
09.10.2018
 

We would like to inform that the deadline to send the motivation letter to get one of the 10 places available for this course has been extended to...

EcoS Updates
09.10.2018
 

The classroom for the course 'International Negotiation Patterns' has been changed due to the large number of students attending the lecture.

EcoS Updates
04.10.2018
 

To all EcoS students taking Chinese courses, we ask you to read in detail the following announcement concerning the class “2018W 150091-1 Repetitorium...

EcoS Updates
03.10.2018
 

EcoS' new website includes a whole section dedicated to students who will start to write their MA Thesis and want to know how to finalise their EcoS...

EcoS Updates
02.10.2018
 

The new EcoS students for the academic year 2018-19 enjoyed a welcoming lunch offered by the Student Representatives of the Programme.

Student's Corner
20.09.2018
 

EcoS’ Student Representatives have organized a lunch to welcome all new students for the winter semester 2018-2019. Join us to know more about how to...

Student's Corner
17.09.2018
 

Due to the opening of a separate Chinese language course for EcoS students, we kindly ask students who registered or are interested in registering to...

EcoS Updates
17.09.2018
 

Religion in East Asia: New M4 Courses available for EcoS Students

For the Winter Semester of 2018/19 the Course Directory will include two lectures from Prof. Lukas Pokony as part of the M4 lectures available for...

EcoS Updates
17.09.2018
 

Learn to speak Indonesian with the language courses offered by the Indonesian Embassy in Vienna

This will be the second time that the Indonesian Embassy offers the language course for the levels A1, A2 and B2. The courses are thought in German...

EcoS Updates
17.09.2018
 

To celebrate the Vienna International Centre's 40th anniversary, the independent youth and student association (Academic Forum for Foreign Affairs)...

EcoS Updates
30.06.2018
 

Summer break ahead

EcoS would like to wish all of its students a happy and productive summer break. We hope to see you again at the begining of the winter semester, on...

EcoS Updates
27.06.2018
 

EcoS Guest lecture "Modes of Contemporary Diplomacy: An Ambassador's Perspective"

On Wednesday, 27th of June, Mr. Leigh Turner, Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Austria and UK Permanent Representative to the United...

EcoS Updates
01.06.2018
 

Upcoming lecture "Update zu Nordkorea" at ÖAVN

The Foreign Policy and United Nations Association of Austria [ÖAVN in German] will feature a lecture from Prof. Rüdiger Frank on the topic of North...

EcoS Online
29.05.2018
 

Prof. Frank talks about the Korean Peninsula and the US-North Korea Summit

Prof. Rüdiger Frank was interviewed at Ö1's 'Morgenjournal', where he discussed the implications of a possible US-North Korea Summit, and the...

EcoS Online
08.05.2018
 

The Specter of Taft-Katsura 2.0: Is a US-China Deal Far-Fetched? Prof. Frank newest article on 38th North

Prof. Frank points at the danger of a secret deal between the US and China and argues that such concerns might be one out of many reasons for the...

EcoS Online
27.04.2018
 

Historic Summit between North and South Korea

Das Erste featured a special on the recent Summit between North and South Korea on its segment 'Brennpunkt'.

EcoS Online
27.04.2018
 

Kleine Zeitung asks 'Was will Kim erreichen?'

Keeping up with the current events in the Korean Peninsula, Prof. Rüdiger Frank was interviewed by 'Kleine Zeitung'.

EcoS Online
26.04.2018
 

Wiener Zeitung: Kim wants a Korean Unification

Why is North Korea suddenly interested in talks? Prof. Rüdiger Frank talks with Klaus Hubold from 'Wiener Zeitung'.

EcoS Online
23.04.2018
 

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung features Prof. Frank on North Korea

The german newspaper offers two articles featuring Prof. Rüdiger Frank, discussing denuclearisation and the current role of the military in North...

EcoS Online
21.04.2018
 

'An End to the Continuous Escalations' by Heute Journal

With the Summit between North Korea and South Korea taking place, both countries have decided to take their destiny in their own hands. Could this be...

EcoS Online
21.04.2018
 

NDR radio: 'Kim won't give up the atomic bomb'

North Korea is discontinuing its nuclear program. Could we trust in Kim Jong-un? Prof. Frank Rüdiger talks about it with NDR radio.

EcoS Online
15.04.2018
 

EcoS interdisciplinary approach: an asset for your professional career

EcoS interdisciplinary approach welcomes students from various academic backgrounds with strong interest in the East Asian Region.

EcoS Updates
11.04.2018
 

On 17 April, Dr. Alfred Gerstl will talk about “ASEAN – The Strategic and Economic Importance of Southeast Asia”.

EcoS Updates
10.04.2018
 

On April 10th, Prof. Ines Stolpe gave an insightful lecture on the topic of "Transnational Memory Cultures, Battlefield Tourism and Reconciliation"...

EcoS Updates
09.04.2018
 

Prof. Frank discusses the current situation in North Korea and his new book "Unterwegs in Nordkorea: Eine Gratwanderung"

Prof. Rüdiger Frank has given a series of interviews during the month of March to discuss the current situation with North Korea, as well as his new...

EcoS Online
01.04.2018
 

On Tuesday, 10th of April, we are pleased to have Dr. Ines Stolpe hosting the guest lecture "Transnational Memory Cultures, Battlefield Tourism and...

EcoS Updates
12.03.2018
 

Prof. Rüdiger Frank's Interview with Der Standard "Nordkorea-Forscher: Das ist klar der Trump-Faktor"

The Austrian newspaper Der Standard recently interviewed Prof. Frank concerning the annoucement of a summit between United States and North Korea.

EcoS Online
09.03.2018
 

Ostasientag 2017 on 12 March 2013

The Ostasientag 2018, an event hosted by the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Vienna, will take place on the 12 March from 09:30 am -...

EcoS Updates
08.03.2018
 

New article by Prof Frank on 38 North: „Korea 2018: The Beginning of the End of the Post-1990 World Order?“

Prof. Frank discusses possible implications of the recent rapprochement between the two Koreas and the seismic changes this could herald for the...

EcoS Online
01.03.2018
 

Admission period is on its course, so we would like to invite all applicants to contact the EcoS staff at ecos[at]univie.ac.at in case of any...

EcoS Updates
01.03.2018
 

Extension of the registration period for classes of Professor Sung-Hoon Park

Important information for all EcoS students who wish to register for the classes of Prof. Sung-Hoon Park

EcoS Updates
23.02.2018
 

On the 14th of February, Professor Frank discussed travelling in North Korea and his new book "Unterwegs in Nordkorea" in a program on...

EcoS Online
15.02.2018
 

Dear students, in the summer term 2018, the Department of Cultural and Social Anthropology (KSA) will organize two Bahasa Indonesia language courses...

EcoS Updates
12.02.2018
 

DAS! with Prof. Rüdiger Frank

Prof. Frank is interviewed by the German TV magazine "DAS!" on his insights and travels to North Korea.

EcoS Online
06.02.2018
 

Documentation on the DPRK's participation in the 1964 Olympic Games (with Prof Frank's comments)

On the 4th of February, the Austrian broadcasting services featured a documentary on the DPRK's participation in the 1964 Olympic Games with comments...

EcoS Online
16.01.2018
 

Jörg Thiele, a former EcoS student, is now a Myanmar-based Business Development and Marketing Manager for the German company Jebsen & Jessen Southeast...

Student's Corner
16.01.2018
 

On 15 January 2018, EcoS held a workshop with senior experts from the Diplomatic Academy Vietnam.

EcoS Updates
10.01.2018
 

"Tauwetter in Korea?"

Is the current rapprochment on the Korean peninsula a short-lived flare or a lasting development?

EcoS Online
09.01.2018
 

"In Washington ist man ein wenig nervös"

In Austrian newspaper Der Standard, Prof. Frank comments on the current rapprochment between North and South Korea, international mediation, and the...

EcoS Online
09.01.2018
 

Prof. Rüdiger Frank's Interview with "ZDF Heute"

On the 8th of January, 'ZDF Heute' featured an interview with Prof. Rüdiger Frank on the current talks between North and South Korea.

EcoS Online
04.01.2018
 

The is a change for the guest lecture by Dr. Min Wonjung "Behind the Curtains: How Politics and Economic Pressures Impact the Evolution and Exchange...

EcoS Updates
03.01.2018
 

On 9 January, 6:15 pm, Prof. Rüdiger Frank will give a public lecture on "Between Defensive Realism and Economic Reforms: Quo Vadis, North Korea?"

EcoS Updates
03.01.2018
 

Self-Confidence after a Tough Year

On 38 North, Prof. Frank commented on the 2018 New Year speech by Kim Jong-un.

EcoS Online
12.12.2017
 

In October 2017, EcoS student Kristian Viflot traveled to Japan as participant of the MIRAI program, offered by the Japanese Foreign Ministry. In the...

EcoS Updates
01.12.2017
 

In a commented slideshow of pictures taken during his own travels in the DPRK, Prof. Frank offers a rare view inside the hermit kingdom.

EcoS Online
01.12.2017
 

On January 9, we are pleased to have Dr. Min Wonjung hosting the guest lecture "Behind the Curtains: How Politics and Economic Pressures Impact the...

EcoS Updates
29.11.2017
 

"Nordkorea unempfindlich gegen Sanktionen"

For the upcoming episode of 3sat's business programme Makro, Prof. Frank explains the limitations of sanctions in dealing with the DPRK, China's...

EcoS Online
15.11.2017
 

From summer semester 2018 onward, the University of Vienna will apply a new tuition fee structure for students coming from a non-EU/EEA country.

EcoS Updates
15.11.2017
 

From summer semester 2018 onward, the University of Vienna will apply a new tuition fee structure for students coming from a non-EU/EEA country.

EcoS Updates
10.11.2017
 

Alfred Gerstl's Interview with "Wiener Zeitung"

On 9 November, "Wiener Zeitung" published an interview with EcoS Lecturer Dr. Alfred Gerstl on the Sino-US relations and their impact on East Asia,...

EcoS Online
08.11.2017
 

On 7 November 2017, Prof.em. Carlyle A. Thayer from the University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy gave an insightful...

EcoS Updates
01.11.2017
 

Als UniversitätsassistentIn bei EcoS (Karenzvertretung 01.02. – 31.08.2018).

EcoS Updates
30.10.2017
 

Guest lectures in November

Two renowned scholars will visit our department during the month of November for a series of insightful guest lectures on topics concerning East Asia....

EcoS Updates
10.10.2017
 

EcoS is looking for an external lecturer for the course on Intercultural Negotiation Patterns (type VO - Vorlesung, 4 ECTS, 2 SSt.) starting from...

EcoS Updates
20.09.2017
 

EcoS students enrolled in the beginners' courses of Korean language please note that due to the high demand, courses had to be rescheduled.

EcoS Updates
19.09.2017
 

On 38 North, Prof. Frank comments on the latest North Korean trade data in the context of the ongoing sanctions debate.

EcoS Online
19.09.2017
 

Am Institut für Ostasienwissenschaften der Universität Wien wird demnächst eine Karenzvertretung in der Funktion einer/s Universitätsassistent/in...

EcoS Updates
05.09.2017
 

Phoenix: Im Dialog mit Prof. Frank

In "Im Dialog", Prof. Frank talks to Michael Krons about the current level of escalation between North Korea and the U.S. and his assessment of...

EcoS Online
04.09.2017
 

IM ZENTRUM: "Die Angst vor der Bombe"

In Austria's ORF2 talkshow Im Zentrum, Prof. Frank explains how and why the DPRK pursues its nuclear programme and discusses with other prominent...

EcoS Online
01.09.2017
 

"Einblicke in den isoliertesten Staat der Welt, Hintergründe zum aktuellen Konflikt" - Ö1, Punkt eins, 31.8.

In this one hour feature, Prof. Frank discusses the recent crisis on the Korean peninsula.

EcoS Online
21.08.2017
 

Course Registration

For the upcoming winter term 2017/18, registration for EcoS courses will be available between 04 September, 10:00am and 25 September 2017, 10:00am. A...

EcoS Updates
15.08.2017
 

Contact Your Student Representatives

In case of questions concerning student life at EcoS and in Vienna, post in the EcoS Student Facebook Group or contact your newly elected student...

Student's Corner
26.07.2017
 

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is looking for a German speaking programme coordinator for the Deutsches Wisschenschafts- und...

EcoS Updates
19.07.2017
 

German Konrad Adenauer Stiftung is looking for a project assistant in Yangon, Myanmar to start 01 October.

EcoS Updates
14.07.2017
 

"Auch Kim Jong Un unterliegt Zwängen"

In his latest interview with 3sat's business programme Makro, Prof. Frank is arguing for a new international strategy towards North Korea.

EcoS Online
10.07.2017
 

Navigating Difficult Waters: President Moon Jae-in’s Berlin Speech

On 38 North, Prof. Frank comments on the speech by South Korea’s president Moon Jae-in in Berlin, Germany on July 6, and his proposals about how to...

EcoS Online
23.06.2017
 

The Case of Otto Warmbier

In a number of German speaking news formats, Prof. Frank critically comments on North Korea's handling of the case of US student Otto Warmbier, his...

EcoS Online
15.06.2017
 

On 14 June, the staff of EcoS together with the Directorate of Studies, Prof. Weigelin-Schwiedrzik, celebrated the 100th EcoS graduate.

EcoS Updates
12.06.2017
 

Update Admission Study Year 2017/18

EcoS staff is looking forward to welcoming 30 new, highly qualified students with various disciplinary backgrounds in the study year 2017/18.

EcoS Updates
08.06.2017
 

EcoS Staff Update - Dr. Gerstl: Consultation hours during summer 2017 / Master thesis supervision

Due to holidays and conference attendances, Dr. Gerstl´s consultation hours from July until September 2017 will be held on the following days:

EcoS Updates
05.06.2017
 

"Heading for a Cold War 2.0"

In German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine, Prof. Frank talks about the conflict between the U.S. and North Korea.

EcoS Online
10.05.2017
 

Tagesschau24: Nordkorea am Ende?

On 13 May, 9:02pm at Tagesschau24, Prof. Frank will discuss current North Korean topics with ARD's Ulrich Timm.

EcoS Online
02.05.2017
 

Professor Jammes, an anthropologist of religion, is the leading authority in Cao Dai Studies. He will share his general fieldwork experience in a...

EcoS Updates
01.05.2017
 

Conversion of Student ID

All Austrian universities and university colleges of teacher education are legally required to change all student ID numbers (Matrikelnummer) from...

EcoS Updates
01.05.2017
 

Application Period Closed

The application period for prospective students starting EcoS on the academic year 2017/18 closed on 30 April 2017. Further applications for the...

EcoS Updates
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