06.11.2018
 

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
16.01.2018
 

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

EcoS Updates
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
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
 

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
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
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
 

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

EcoS Updates
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
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
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
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
20.04.2017
 

On 8 May 2017 Peter Stabnau, priest at the Regensburg temple of Wŏn-Buddhism, will introduce theory and practice of one of Korea's largest religious...

EcoS Updates
11.04.2017
 

Guest Lecture and Q&A with EcoS Graduate Jörg Thiele, Business Development and Marketing Manager, JJ-Pun Ltd., Yangon.

EcoS Updates
10.04.2017
 

The Chair of East Asian Economy and Society at University of Vienna is looking for an external lecturer for the winter term 2017/18.

EcoS Updates
03.04.2017
 

Easter Break & Info for Prospective Students

Due to the University's Easter Break from 10 to 23 April 2017 no classes will be held, university offices and libraries may have special opening hours...

EcoS Updates
15.03.2017
 

Talk: Poetics and Politics – Stefan Zweig in Taiwan

As part of the Vienna Taiwan Lecture Series at the University of Vienna Arnhilt J. Höfle will present in English a chapter of her forthcoming book on...

EcoS Updates
03.03.2017
 

The Ostasientag 2017 - an event hosted by the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Vienna - will take place on 13 March, 9:30 am - 2:00 pm...

EcoS Updates
01.03.2017
 

Apply Now!

From today until 30 April, the Admission Office is accepting your application for a seat in the EcoS Master Programme starting from next winter...

EcoS Updates
24.02.2017
 

Course Times

In addition to the online course directory (Vorlesungsverzeichnis) on u:find, please note the following course times:

EcoS Updates
30.01.2017
 

End of Term and Lecture Free Time

Between Winter and Summer term, the university's lecture free time will last from 01 to 28 February 2017.

EcoS Updates
09.01.2017
 

Werner Fasslabend, Alfred Gerstl and Nikolaus Scholik will provide insights on recent developments in the South China Sea dispute, in a panel...

EcoS Updates
15.12.2016
 

therefore the Chair of EcoS wishes you a joyful Festive Season and a very Happy New Year 2017.

EcoS Updates
05.12.2016
 

Information for prospective students on how to apply for the MA programme East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) in 2017 is now online.

EcoS Updates
02.12.2016
 

Career Paths for Young Academics: ERC and START Grants

On 13 March 2017 the dean of our faculty is inviting interessted young academics (MA and PhD levels) to a workshop and networking event on ERC and...

EcoS Updates
22.11.2016
 

Two renowned scholars will visit our department next week for a series of insightful guest lectures.

EcoS Updates
15.11.2016
 

Am 30. November 2017 läuft das „Doktoratstudium alt“ nach UniStG endgültig aus.

EcoS Updates
08.11.2016
 

Important information for all EcoS students who wish to write their MA thesis under the supervision of Dr. Gerstl: Due to his contract situation, Dr....

EcoS Updates
07.11.2016
 

Guest Lecture in cooperation with the Japanese Embassy in Vienna by Prof. Tomoo Marukawa on "the Future of China's Economic Growth and Its Impact on...

EcoS Updates
07.11.2016
 

Updated information on approval of credits (Anerkennung) and examination record (Prüfungspass) for EcoS students is now available at the combined SSS...

EcoS Updates
03.11.2016
 

Stockholm School of Economics is now recruiting two sponsored Ph.D. candidates/research assistants for the Doctoral Programme in Asian Economy and...

EcoS Updates
23.10.2016
 

Bid Invitation for two External Lecturers!

The Chair of East Asian Economy and Society at University of Vienna is looking for two external lecturers for the summer term 2017!

EcoS Updates
04.10.2016
 

Focus Point: Master Studies

Among all 116 master programmes offered by the University of Vienna, East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) is highlighted for its interdisciplinarity,...

EcoS Updates
03.10.2016
 

Prof. Stephen J. Epstein: Us and Them: Korean Indie Rock in a K-Pop World

Guest Lecture and Movie Screening on Monday, 17 October 2016, 6:30pm - 8:00pm, Seminarroom OAW, no registration required.

EcoS Updates
03.10.2016
 

Prof. Stephen J. Epstein: Us and Them: Korean Indie Rock in a K-Pop World

Guest Lecture and Movie Screening on Monday, 17 October 2016, 6:30pm - 8:00pm, Seminarroom OAW, no registration required.

EcoS Updates
29.09.2016
 

Dear EcoS Students! From 1 October 2016, Prof. Dr. Susanne Weigelin-Schwiedrzik will be our new Director of Studies.

EcoS Updates
09.09.2016
 

The Chair of EcoS together with the elected Student Representatives would like to help all new students getting oriented in the programme.

EcoS Updates
06.09.2016
 

Dr. Alfred Gerstl commented on the South China Sea conflict [in German] in interviews from ORF 2 and Der Standard.

EcoS Updates
15.07.2016
 

The EcoS team is happy for having received more than 100 applications from Africa, East and Central Asia, Europe, Middle East, North and South America...

EcoS Updates
01.07.2016
 

The University of Vienna (15 faculties, 4 centres, about 188 fields of study, approx. 9.700 members of staff, more than 92.000 students) seeks to fill...

EcoS Updates
30.05.2016
 

Studienassistenz EcoS (Wintersemester 2016/17, 10 Wochenstunden, Variante 1.b) *UPDATE*

Die Fachrichtung Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft Ostasiens (EcoS) sucht für das Wintersemester (1. Oktober 2016 bis 31. Jänner 2017) eine ...

EcoS Updates
06.05.2016
 

Panel Discussion- The Silk Road to the Global Superpower China

A panel discussion on China's one belt one road initiative, which combines the new land based and maritime silk roads.

EcoS Updates
02.05.2016
 

Call for Papers - Cultural Typhoon in Europe

This conference provides a platform for young researchers and scholars from East Asian Studies (Japanese Studies, Chinese Studies, Korean Studies,...

EcoS Updates
25.04.2016
 

The Chair of East Asian Economy and Society at the University of Vienna is looking for an external lecturer for the winter term 2016.

EcoS Updates
11.03.2016
 

Writing Workshops – Schreibwerkstätten

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) of the University of Vienna offers support to all students currently working on their master's theses.

EcoS Updates
01.03.2016
 

If you are working on your MA-thesis and have difficulties financing overseas flights for research purposes or have other expenses incurring, consider...

EcoS Updates
02.02.2016
 

U:SPACE is the portal for students from the University of Vienna. It is the central access point for all services related to the organisation of your...

EcoS Updates
25.01.2016
 

The Ostasientag 2016 - an event hosted by the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Vienna - will take place on 11 March 2016, 9:30 am -...

EcoS Updates
17.12.2015
 

On 16 December 2015, Prof. Rüdiger Frank invited international junior and senior experts to Vienna with a view to discussing current and possible...

EcoS Updates
10.11.2015
 

EcoS is looking for a high-quality photo (in colour, taken by yourself, .gif/.pgn/.jpg-format) that can be used for advertising next year's...

EcoS Updates
03.11.2015
 

EcoS cordially invites you to a highly interesting talk by Dr. Tomáš Petrů from the Oriental Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences on "Indonesia...

EcoS Updates
02.11.2015
 

The Chung Ang University (Seoul, South Korea) and the Ritsumeikan University (Kyoto, Japan) cordially invite applications for the International...

EcoS Updates
02.11.2015
 

The seventh volume of our publication Vienna Journal of East Asian Studies (editors: Rüdiger Frank / Ina Hein / Lukas Pokorny / Agnes Schick-Chen) is...

EcoS Updates
01.11.2015
 

Release: Report of the Department of East Asian Studies 2015

With the help of Josef Falko Loher and Anna Holzmann of the Chair of East Asian Economy and Society, the annual report of the Department of East Asian...

EcoS Updates
01.11.2015
 

The Chair of East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) is looking for an external lecturer for the summer term 2016.

EcoS Updates
10.09.2015
 

Jagiellonian University in Krakow kindly invites EcoS students to attend a student workshop on Taiwanese Popular Culture in a Regional Context (with...

EcoS Updates
07.07.2015
 

Thesis Writing Workshop 2015/16

The Center for Teaching and Learning offers a workshop for Master students who are already in the process of writing their Master thesis...

EcoS Updates
24.06.2015
 

The Chair of East Asian Economy and Society is proud to announce that the Selection Committee has positively approved the acceptance of 25 new EcoS...

EcoS Updates
23.06.2015
 

An audience of students and other interested individuals took the opportunity to learn first hand from our four experts, each founding and running...

EcoS Updates
22.06.2015
 

More than 33.000 people visited the recent 3-day Campus Festival 2015, highlight of this year's 650th Anniversary of the University of Vienna.

EcoS Updates
28.05.2015
 

The Chair of East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) is looking for an external lecturer for one course in the winter term 2015/16.

EcoS Updates
25.05.2015
 

The Chair of EcoS and Fiona Seiger cordially invite to a special lecture by Tseten Zöchbauer on "Transnational Identities and Notions of 'Home':...

EcoS Updates
15.05.2015
 

Poster Exhibition: History of Education in East Asia 1365 - 2015

In preparation of this year's 650th Anniversary of the University of Vienna, lecturers and students of all four Chairs of the Department of East Asian...

EcoS Updates
11.05.2015
 

For her class on Migration in East Asia, Fiona Seiger today (7 May 2015) invited a special guest via live online stream to the EcoS classroom.

EcoS Updates
24.04.2015
 

The Diplomatic Academy of Vienna and the Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in Vienna, in cooperation with the Institute of East Asian Studies...

EcoS Updates
01.04.2015
 

EcoS and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Austria cordially invite all students and the interested public to a talk by H.E. Ambassador SONG...

EcoS Updates
01.04.2015
 

Invited by Alfred Gerstl and Josef Falko Loher, about 40 Students of various backgrounds, both Bachelor and Master students, left the ordinary class...

EcoS Updates
10.03.2015
 

How does Japan scope with this Dilemma?

EcoS Updates
09.03.2015
 

The Diplomatic Academy of Vienna and the Embassy of Japan in Austria, in cooperation with the Institute of East Asian Studies cordially invite to a...

EcoS Updates
16.02.2015
 

EcoS Classes in Summer Term 2015

EcoS Updates
05.02.2015
 

Dear new and old EcoS students, we would like to share with you some information concerning the upcoming semester

EcoS Updates
02.02.2015
 

The EcoS team highly recommends EcoS students to participate in the special lecture 'Sustainability Challenge 2015 - Smart Cities' (initiated and...

EcoS Updates
12.12.2014
 

The Vienna Journal of East Asian Studies assembles high-quality research articles with a particular focus on the work of emerging scholars.

EcoS Updates
02.12.2014
 

East Asianists and the Job Market is an initiative taken by the team of East Asian Economy and Society to improve the employability of students in...

EcoS Updates
18.11.2014
 

Special Lecture: Taiwan's party system in the aftermath of the Sunflower Movement and November elections

Invitation for an upcoming special lecture give by Dr. Dafydd Fell, from SOAS University of London.

EcoS Updates
01.11.2014
 

The Chair of East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) at University of Vienna is looking for an external lecturer for one course of module 4 (type VU, 4...

EcoS Updates
15.10.2014
 

Bid Invitation

The Chair of East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) at University of Vienna is looking for an external lecturer for one of our core seminars (type SE,...

EcoS Updates
14.10.2014
 

Update on Office Hour from Dr. Gerstl

Please note that Dr. Gerstl's office hour on October 21, 2014 has been cancelled.

EcoS Updates
22.09.2014
 

We invite all new EcoS students to our seminar room 'Ostasien' at the Department of East Asian Studies (Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5...

EcoS Updates
18.09.2014
 

The University of Tübingen offers in collaboration with the Seoul National University a new Dual Degree Master of European-Korean Studies.

EcoS Updates
18.09.2014
 

The EcoS Alumni Network cordially invites all EcoS students to the 1st EcoS Students meet Alumni Event which will be an exclusive Sushi workshop with...

EcoS Updates
28.07.2014
 

Lecture "Intercultural Negotiation Patterns": Exam Dates

The next exam dates for the lecture "Intercultural Negotiation Patterns" will be:

EcoS Updates
15.07.2014
 

The EcoS team is looking for a motivated student assistant for the upcoming winter term from October 1st 2014 to January 31st, 2015 for the extent of...

EcoS Updates
02.06.2014
 

Is Indonesia a new star to watch? Can this huge and rising economy be an equal match to powers like India, China or Brazil? Will it confirm her...

EcoS Updates
02.05.2014
 

The fourth volume of our publication Vienna Journal of East Asian Studies (editors: Rüdiger Frank / Ina Hein / Lukas Pokorny / Agnes Schick-Chen) is...

EcoS Updates
01.05.2014
 

Kaminchu: Spiritual Healers in Okinawa

Volume 2 of the "Vienna Studies on East Asia", edited by Rüdiger Frank and Lukas Pokorny, is now available. Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer focuses on the...

EcoS Updates
11.04.2014
 

News for Applicants Graduating in Summer 2014

Knowing that many of our applicants are worried about graduating in time for the application deadline (April 30, 2014), we negotiated with the...

EcoS Updates
02.04.2014
 

Lecture "Intercultural Negotiation Patterns": Exam Dates

The next exam dates for the course "WS2013-150224-1 Intercultural Negotiation Patterns" will be:

EcoS Updates
01.04.2014
 

On Monday, 7. April 2014, Prof. Lü Xiaobo of Columbia University will hold a special lecture on the topic "Social Media, Corruption, and Regime...

EcoS Updates
31.03.2014
 

On Thursday, 10. April 2014, Prof. Dr. Franz Waldenberger of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich will hold a special lecture on the topic...

EcoS Updates
28.03.2014
 

On Monday, 31. March 2014, the event series Praxis Link East Asia will focus on Intercultural Management in East Asia.

EcoS Updates
28.03.2014
 

In its series "Focus Point: Master Studies" the Student Point introduces selected programs that put special emphasis on an interdisciplinary approach.

EcoS Updates
14.03.2014
 

In our info section 'For MA Students' you can now find a brief summary of information on the master examination at the Chair of East Asian Economy and...

EcoS Updates
03.02.2014
 

New information on this year's admission for the MA program East Asian Economy and Society is out now.

EcoS Updates
01.01.2014
 

The EcoS team is presenting the procedure of the final master exam at the end of your studies at the Chair of East Asian Economy and Society. Next to...

EcoS Updates
30.12.2013
 

In the latest issue of the Asia-Pacific Journal, Prof. Frank has published an extensive article on "The Arirang Mass Games of North Korea".

EcoS Updates
20.11.2013
 

On Wednesday, December 4, there will be a special lecture by Maria Strasakova on the topic "The Mekong River: A Future Battleground or a Platform for...

EcoS Updates
08.11.2013
 

On Friday, November 15, Prof. Lee Eun-Jeung from the Free University of Berlin will hold a special lecture on the topic "In Search of Korean Identity....

EcoS Updates
30.10.2013
 

On Wednesday, November 6, there will be a special lecture on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the armistice ending the Korean War (1950-1953).

EcoS Updates
14.10.2013
 

East Asianists and the Job Market is an initiative taken by the team of East Asian Economy and Society to improve the employability of students in...

EcoS Updates
02.09.2013
 

The third exam date will be September 30 2013, 18.30-20.00, Hörsaal C2 UniCampus, Hof 2. The time window for registration via UNIVIS will be in the...

EcoS Updates
20.08.2013
 

Find below the guides on how to register for EcoS and language courses:

EcoS Updates
14.06.2013
 

World Congress of Hallyu Studies: Call for Papers

The World Association for Hallyu Studies (WAHS) is a new scholarly and practitioners’ organization that is striving to be the center of research that...

EcoS Updates
12.06.2013
 

"Indonesia's Democratization after Suharto: Successes and Failures". Guest lecture on Wednesday, June 26 2013, 17:45.

 

 

EcoS Updates
04.06.2013
 

East Asianists and the Job Market

East Asianists and the Job Market is an initiative taken by the team of East Asian Economy and Society to improve the employability of students in...

EcoS Updates
01.06.2013
 

"Confucian Culture and Democratization in East Asia: Reassessing the Confucian Asian Values Debate"

EcoS Updates
15.05.2013
 

Admission to the MA program East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) is open now.

EcoS Updates
01.05.2013
 

The Chair of East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) at Vienna University is looking for external lecturers for courses of module 4.

EcoS Updates
01.05.2013
 

"Disputed Territories: China, Japan, and the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands".

EcoS Updates
08.04.2013
 

"Diplomats - What do they do?" In the lecture H.E. Ambassador Iwatani will share experiences from his 40-year career in the field in order to explain...

EcoS Updates
05.04.2013
 

East Asianists and the Job Market is an initiative taken by the team of East Asian Economy and Society to improve the employability of students in...

EcoS Updates
15.03.2013
 

This conference volume captures and analyzes the role of Korea and East Asia in a changing economic and security environment. (editors: Heung Ching...

EcoS Updates
07.03.2013
 

Job Announcement

Junior Research Group Leaders (incl. one position in experimental economics) (full-time postdoc positions; Entgeltgruppe 14 TV-L)

EcoS Updates
01.03.2013
 

7 young East Asianists will present their final theses at the Department of East Asian Studies on Monday, March 11, 3 pm to 6:30 pm in the C2 lecture...

EcoS Updates
26.02.2013
 

Video of the Round-Table Discussion: "Teaching in English? Preconditions, Problems, Advantages"

Prof. Rüdiger Frank participated in the round table discussion “Teaching in English? Preconditions, Problems, Advantages“ which was part of the friday...

EcoS Updates
14.02.2013
 

We kindly invite you to our Info meeting on course registration on Monday, February 25, 6pm in seminar room OAW.

EcoS Updates
04.02.2013
 

The Second Registration Phase for EcoS courses is now open until March 11, 10 am on the UNIVIS system.

EcoS Updates
30.01.2013
 

Info meeting on course registration for all EcoS students

The Chair of East Asian Economy and Society and its Student Representatives kindly invite you to a Info meeting on course registration on Monday,...

EcoS Updates
28.01.2013
 

You can find everything about how to plan the first term, how to enroll in classes and more on our guideline for new EcoS Students.

EcoS Updates
21.01.2013
 

We provide important information for prospective students on registration for our Master's program.

EcoS Updates
16.01.2013
 

The second exam for the M4 lecture 'Intercultural Negotiation Patterns' (Ronald Mitterhofer) will take place on March 1, 1:15pm in Seminar Room Jap 1,...

EcoS Updates
14.01.2013
 

The exam for the M4 lecture 'Intercultural Negotiation Patterns' (Ronald Mitterhofer) will take place on January 25, 1:15pm at Lecture Hall 32,...

EcoS Updates
11.01.2013
 

The Department of East Asian Studies is proud to announce that there will be two guest professors from Taiwan teaching at our Department.

EcoS Updates
09.01.2013
 

Lecture on popular sovereignty in Thailand

The Institute of International Development holds a lecture on popular souvereignty in Thailand.

EcoS Updates
03.01.2013
 

Prof Rüdiger Frank will participate in the round table discussion “Teaching in English? Preconditions, Problems, Advantages“ which is part of the...

EcoS Updates
02.01.2013
 

The third volume of our publication Vienna Journal of East Asian Studies (editors: Rüdiger Frank, Ingrid Getreuer-Kargl, Lukas Pokorny and Agnes...

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10.12.2012
 

Time: December 19th 2012 (Wednesday) 7:00pm. Place: Seminarraum Ostasien, Department of East Asian Studies

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05.12.2012
 

On Thursday, December 13th, 14:30, Dr Uwe Schmelter, a former representative of the German non-profit cultural association Goethe Institut, will...

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05.12.2012
 

The chair of East Asian Economy and Society is proud to announce that the recently awarded research project "Investment opportunities for German and...

EcoS Updates
03.12.2012
 

Our Chair is proud to welcome Dr Tat Yan Kong (associate professor at SOAS, London) to Vienna. On Monday, December 10th, 18:00 at seminar room OAW, Dr...

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30.11.2012
 

This information applies for all students from East Asian Studies who are interested in pursuing an interdiscipilary PhD degree in an international...

EcoS Updates
29.10.2012
 

10th EastAsiaNet Research Workshop in Barcelona

The 10th EastAsiaNet Research Workshop, this time with a focus on governance in East Asia, took place in Barcelona, Spain, 25-26 October 2012.

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15.10.2012
 

Will the twenty-first century be the Asian century? Will the People’s Republic of China overtake the United States as the leading global superpower?...

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12.10.2012
 

This lecture discusses the Korean, American and German context as well as the early beginnings of the UM’s Austrian adventure, whilst reviewing the...

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05.10.2012
 

On Monday, October 15th, Three graduates of the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Vienna presented themselves and their...

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02.10.2012
 

As discussed at the Info Meeting on last Monday, there is the possibility of substituting one of the seminars of modules 2 and 3.

EcoS Updates
28.09.2012
 

Frank, Rüdiger et al. (2012), Korea 2012: Politics, Economy and Society, Leiden: Brill

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14.09.2012
 

On 13 September 2012, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) organized a round table discussion on the sustainable future of Asia...

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10.08.2012
 

Ninh Thien-Huong will hold a special lecture on "The Global Manifestations of Caodaism in the Vietnamese Diaspora". Ninh Thien-Huong is a doctoral...

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09.08.2012
 

Students Exchange Program

EcoS students from Austria, France, Germany and Poland and who are between 20 and 30 years old are now eligible to apply for the “Exchange Program...

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15.01.2012
 

Workshop Timor-Leste. Youth's Future, Local Politics & Foreign Relations: Challenges and Opportunities in Timor-Leste in the Light of the Upcoming...

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13.01.2012
 

Special Event

Đại Đạo Tam Kỳ Phổ Đọ (Cao Đài) is one of the six officially recognized religions in today’s Vietnam. Since its inception in 1926, Cao Đài has...

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11.01.2012
 

Innovation Cheque: € 5,000

We are proud to announce that the Chair of East Asian Economy and Society in cooperation with Steinkellner China Services received an Innovation...

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05.01.2012
 

From now on the Chair of East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) provides recorded lectures to all teaching staff at the University of Vienna.

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04.01.2012
 

Prof. Adam Fforde, renowned expert on Vietnam and development issues held a special lecture on “Q&A on Vietnam and some related issues: Prof. Adam...

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22.08.2011
 

EXPERT: Herbert Friesacher

The project "Praxis-Link East Asia" of the Chair of East Asian Economy and Society aims to raise the employability of our students, give practical...

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22.08.2011
 

New Publication

The Vienna Graduate Journal of East Asian Studies is a joint project of the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Vienna aiming to...

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17.08.2011
 

Guest Lecture: Ambassador of Indonesia to Austria

On November 30th, I GUSTI AGUNG WESAKA PUJA, Ambassador of Indonesia to Austria held a guest lecture on "Indonesia - an emerging profile in global...

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09.08.2011
 

East Asianists and the Job Market

The project "Praxis-Link East Asia" of the Chair of East Asian Economy and Society aims to raise the employability of our students, give practical...

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08.08.2011
 

RECORD ATTENDANCE: Ostasientag 2011

Over 100 people came to watch 8 young East Asianists presenting their final theses at the Department of East Asian Studies.

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04.08.2011
 

The project "Praxis-Link East Asia" of the Chair of East Asian Economy and Society aims to raise the employability of our students, give practical...

EcoS Updates
01.08.2011
 

September 15-16, 2011. EastAsiaNet is a network of leading European research schools with a well-developed social-science focus on East Asia. It takes...

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30.07.2011
 

Korea 2011: Politics, Economy and Society, edited by Rudiger Frank, James E. Hoare, Patrick Köllner and Susan Pares, contains concise overview...

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26.07.2011
 

New Publication

In an attempt to investigate contemporary North Korean society through art, twelve academic experts from eight countries came together in Vienna in...

EcoS Updates
04.07.2011
 

PRESS release: International MA Program EcoS

Starting from October 2011, the graduate program on East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) will be fully converted to English.

EcoS Updates
01.07.2011
 

Online Application Deadline: August 31, 2011

Prospective students for the winter term 2011/2012 who plan to enroll for the MA program "East Asian Economy and Society" need to apply online until...

EcoS Updates
30.06.2011
 

Our program has been converted to English

Starting from October 2011, the graduate program on East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) will be fully converted to English.

EcoS Updates
22.06.2011
 

Dr. Byong Man AHN's lecture on "Korean Education"

Last June Dr. Byong Man AHN, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Council on Education, Science and Technology since January 2011 held a lecture on...

EcoS Updates
03.05.2011
 

Business Dinner with Dr. Achatz

On May 3rd 2011 entrepreneur Dr. Achatz hosted a business dinner for selected students of the Master program East Asian Economy and Society at the...

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29.04.2011
 

HELD conference: Korea and East Asia in a Changing Regional and Global Environment, 28-29 April 2011

This was already the third event in the new international conference series on "Korea and East Asia".

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25.04.2011
 

SPECIAL lecture

On May 5th, 2011 Prof. Dr. Han S. Park held a special lecture on North Korea's Policy Shift and its Foreign Policy Orientations.

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20.04.2011
 

SPECIAL Lectures

On Monday, May 2nd 2011 Isabelle Milbert held a special lecture on International Relations in East Asia: The Indian diaspora in East Asia as spearhead...

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04.04.2011
 

SPECIAL lectures

Birgit Tremml held a special lecture on "Interkultureller Informations- und Technologietransfer zwischen den Philippinen, Japan und China 1565-1898".

EcoS Updates
15.12.2010
 

KOREA 2010

Frank, Rüdiger et al. (2010), Korea 2010: Politics, Economy and Society, Leiden: Brill.

EcoS Updates
29.10.2010
 

Vienna Studies on East Asia Vol. I

Claudia Schmidhofer: Fakt und Fantasie. Das Japanbild in deutschsprachigen Reiseberichten 1854-1900, in Rüdiger Frank and Lukas Pokorny (Eds.): Vienna...

EcoS Updates
25.10.2010
 

ACADEMIC NETWORK: EastAsiaNet

Since October 2010, the Department of East Asian Studies of the University of Vienna is a member of EastAsiaNet, a network of leading European...

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25.10.2010
 

First master thesis within main area of research 'Climate Change, Environment and Energy in East Asia'

We are proud to present our first contribution to our new main area of research 'Climate Change, Environment and Energy in East Asia'.

EcoS Updates
30.09.2010
 

INITIATIVE: from THEORY to EXPERIENCE

From today highly motivated students can apply for internships at renowned companies and organizations from various fields.

EcoS Updates
27.09.2010
 

Main area of research ‚Climate Change, Environment and Energy in East Asia’ at EcoS

The chair of ‘East Asian Economy and Society’ has since October 2010 installed ‘Climate Change, Environment and Energy in East Asia’ as a key topic...

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