Projects/Project Involvement of the Competence Center

Below you will find a list of current projects in which the Competence Center is involved as a partner, or which are coordinated by members of the Competence Center.


  • Project status: ongoing since 1.12.2016

  • Austrian Companies' Management of Political Risk in Eastern Neighboring Countries and Russia

  • Research Project in Cooperation with Competence Center for Black See Region Studies of FH BFI Vienna

  • Financial support through MA 23 of the City of Vienna

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The geographic relocation of headquarters to and from Austria 

  • Project status: ongoing since 01.11.2015

  • The extent, regional profile and reasons for the relocation of corporate headquarters to and from Austria

  • Research project in cooperation with Copenhagen Business School (CBS)

  • Financial support through ERSTE Bank

Ignorance about Emerging Markets?!

  • Project duration: 01.02.2017 – 31.09.2017

  • Survey: What do future managers know about the living conditions and business environment in Emerging Markets?

  • Teaching and practical project in cooperation with a nonprofit foundation

Stamp goes digital!

  • Project duration: 01.09.2016 – 30.06.2017

  • Analysis of the stamp collecting market in Central and Southeastern Europe; Survey of collectors regarding their motives, main focus, issues, source, as well as the use of digital platforms.

  • Teaching and practical project in cooperation with the Austrian Post (Österreichische Post AG) and Ferrytells GmbH.

Vienna's role as Metropolis in CEE

  • Project duration: 01.10.2015 - 31.12.2016

  • Investigation of Vienna’s attractiveness as an economic, research and educational location in Central, Southeastern and Eastern Europe, analysis of the potential and elaboration development perspectives.

  • Financial support through MA 23 of the City of Vienna