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The ‘Jazz Heart’ Transplant

The ‘Jazz Heart’ Transplant

On Ash Wednesday just past, the U.S. Embassy, the Austrian Foreign Ministry and Diplomatische Akademie Wien joined forces to celebrate the 175th anniversary of U.S.-Austrian diplomatic relations with a Gala Event which, not incidentally, featured music performed by the Jon Sass Group, a multi-national quartet led by American jazz tuba(!) exponent Jon Sass. Perhaps inspired […]

Higher Education in English

Higher Education in English

Ten years ago, there were few opportunities for college students to study in English at an Austrian university in Vienna. There were some exchange programmes for foreign students, like the Institute for European Studies (IES), and branch campuses of foreign institutions, like Webster University Vienna. But now, following the agreements in the “Bologna Process”, a […]

Aliens at Large

Every year students at the Diplomatic Academy in Vienna hold a conference on a pressing political issue. This year the DA Student Initiative theme was migration. It was an impressive group of panelists, all or nearly all professionals at some of the many international organisations headquartered in Vienna, and all had essentially the same thing […]

The Irish in Lisbon

An excerpt of a lecture delivered by Rep. of Ireland Ambassador Frank Cogan at the Diplomatic Academy in Vienna on Sept. 22, 2009.  The success of transforming Ireland from a rather poor and backwards state on the edge of Europe, living in the shadow of a larger neighbour, to the modern self-confident and progressive country of […]

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