Panel Discussion: North Korea and Nuclear Security

Prof. Rüdiger Frank participated in an expert discussion on North Korea and nuclear security hosted by the Perth USAsia Centre.


Podcast: How a 'new Cold War' is making North Korea more risk-averse

Prof. Rüdiger Frank shares his views on North Korea's de-risking strategy and the implications of the recent turn in its inter-Korean policy.


Interview: China's Panda Diplomacy

In an interview, Alfred Gerstl discusses his views on China's 'Panda diplomacy' and its implications for relations with Western nations.


Interview: Central Eastern Europe' Stance on China and Taiwan

In an interview, Alfred Gerstl discusses Central Eastern Europe's relations with China and Taiwan amidst Taiwanese elections.


38 North article: "North Korea’s New Unification Policy: Implications and Pitfalls"

Professor Rüdiger Frank discusses the implications of Kim Jong Un's remarks on unification of late December 2023.


38 North article: "North Korea’s De-risking Strategy and Its Implications"

Prof. Frank argues that the recent embassy closures by North Korea are part of a long-term strategy of de-risking.


Reminder for course registration WiSe 2023 and changes in SoSe 2024

We would like to remind you that the course registration period is scheduled from September 13th to 27th


Upcoming course registration period for the winter semester 2023

Our course directory for the upcoming winter semester of is now updated! The official registration period is from September 13th to 27th, 2023.


Shifting Geopolitical Dynamics in Northeast Asia: Opportunities and Challenges Regarding North Korea

Join NCNK Executive Director Keith Luse as he moderates an insightful discussion with North Korean experts Rüdiger Frank, Rachel Minyoung Lee, and...


Global Neighbours is a non-profit organization that aims to build bridges between Europe, Asia, and beyond by creating a platform for fact-based...


EcoS application period for the academic year 2023-2024

Explore the dynamic world of East Asia in our Master's program, East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS), at the University of Vienna! EcoS is now...


Global Neighbours is seeking a Knowledge Management Specialist to join their team.


Discover how social relations play a critical role in determining the flow of unsanctioned information in authoritarian regimes, specifically in North...


Publication "Beyond the Dumpling Alliance: Tracking Taiwan’s relations with Central and Eastern Europe"

Explore the fascinating relationship between Central Eastern European nations and Taiwan.


We are pleased to invite you to the upcoming Ostasientag (East Asia Day) 2023. After previous online versions, this time OAT will take place on...