Graduation ceremony of the 7th ETIA programme – Presentation of the ARA Best Study Award


On 29 June 2015, the graduation of the postgraduate programme "Environmental Technology and International Affairs" (ETIA) took place at the Festsaal of the TU Wien.

22 students from 9 countries participated in the MSc programme.


Prof. Dr. Bob Martens, Vice Director of the Continuing Education Center at the Vienna University of Technology guided the ceremony and congratulated all students.

Ambassador Dr. Hans Winkler, Director of the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna expressed his thanks towards the sponsors and the administration. He will present the program on the occasion of the UNO Panel on Sustainable Development in New York.

In his festive speech, Prof. Paul H. Brunner pointed out that we stand at the beginning of a new edge, the edge of solar energy and explained a current experiment in this field.


Hon.Prof. Dr. Christoph Scharff, CEO der ARA congratulated the winner of this year´s ARA Best Study Award Lisa BUTZENLECHNER to her outstanding performance as best student of this year´s cohort.


On behalf of the Alumni the group speakers thanked all, especially the families and friends for their support throughout the intense study period.


Impressions of the event to visit at the photo gallery.


The Diplomatic Academy Vienna and the Continuing Education Center of TU Vienna congratulate the award winner and the alumni.


Postgraduate MSc Programme “Environmental Technology and International Affairs” (degrees: “Master of Science”)

Participants of the 7th ETIA (Academic year 2013-15)

Authried Oliver, Österreich

Baghdady Miriam, Österreich

Banu Gabriela, Rumänien

Butzenlechner Lisa, Österreich

Davis Marissa, USA

Erol Konstantin, Österreich

Glasberg Laura, Österreich

Glenn Kirsten Virginia, Österreich, USA

Goméz-Lobo Santiago Pilar, USA

Ha Sunward, Republic of Korea

Kosic Igor, Bosnien-Herzegovina

Kraus Konstantin, Österreich

MacDonald Jennifer, USA

Mank Isabel, Deutschland

Medvedeva Anastasia, Russland

Otter Wolfgang, Österreich

Ploner Jasmin, Italien

Racheva-Slavkova Viktoria, Bulgarien

Schönberg Martin, Österreich

Simon Christopher, Österreich

Surinder Sophie, Österreich

Weiß Cecilia, Österreich



Final degree: Master of Science (MSc) granted by the Vienna University of Technology in cooperation with the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna

Language of instruction: English

Duration: 4 semesters (full-time)

Tuition fee 2015-17: Euro 23,800.-

Programme start: September 2015

Academic directors:

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Loibl, LL.B (DA Vienna)

ao.Univ.Prof. Dr. Hans Puxbaum (TU Vienna)


Contact and further information

Technische Universität Wien – Continuing Education Center

Mag. Isabelle Starlinger

Operngasse 11/017

1040 Wien

T: +43 (0)1 58801 – 41716

F: +43 (0)1 58801 – 41799




Questions on the Diplomatic Academy

Nadja Wozonig, BA

Favoritenstraße 15a

1040 Wien

T: +43 (0)1 505 72 72 - 188

F: +43 (0)1 504 22 65 - 188