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Optional Courses


  • EU Institutions and the EU Decision Making Process
  • Human Security in the 21st Century
  • Cultural Theory / Cultural Studies: Construction of the Others
  • The Body of Nations - The Construction of Communities (Nation, Abstraction, Narration)
  • The Policies and Institutions of Development Co-operation
  • Development Co-operation
  • Nature, Landscape, Environment


  • Iraq between International Conflict and Regional Interests
  • Dynamics of African Integration
  • L'Afrique: "Les soleils des indépendances"
  • Les relations franco-autrichiennes
  • La France et l'Europe
  • La France Contemporaine
  • Country Analyses (IMF)
  • Islam and World Politics
  • Latin America between Europe and the USA
  • Die Rolle Deutschlands innerhalb der Europäischen Union
  • South Asia - Region in Progress?
  • China: Current Developments and Historic Perspectives


  • Österreichisches Verfassungsrecht
  • Kultur und Literatur in der Ersten und Zweiten Republik
  • Geschichte der Republik Österreich
  • Österreichische Kulturpolitik / Kulturmanagement
  • Völkerrechtliche Fallstudien


  • Multilateral Negotiation Seminar
  • Presentation Techniques
  • Power Point for Presentations
  • Communication and Rhetoric
  • Team Management
  • Simulation of an Assessment Center
  • Career Strategies
  • Public Diplomacy
  • Conférence de Presse Simulée
  • Protocol, Etiquette, Diplomatic Correspondence


Optional language courses in German and French at different levels of competence. Language training comprises specialised terminology (politics, economics, law, etc) and offers a specific preparation for international language diplomas such Österreichisches Sprachdiplom-Deutsch als Fremdsprache (ÖSD-DAF), Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française (DALF), Diplôme d’Etudes de Langue Française (D.E.L.F.). In addition, courses in Russian, Spanish, Chinese are offered.

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