731390 Economics and economic policy of the international wine sector

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Schmid, Rudolf
Offered in
Sommersemester 2023
Languages of instruction


• Introduction, basic data of the Austrian wine sector concerning areas under vines,
varieties, number and structure of the farms, value of production, foreign trade

• Quality wine system - organisation of the Austrian Wine Control Board

• Geographical indication – protected origin of wine products

• Organisation of the administration and the procedures of decision in the EU -
Instruments of the international economic policy in the wine sector

• National wine sectors of the leading wine countries of the world

• International wine trade in Europe and with new world countries


Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

• Basic knowledge about the characteristics of the national and international wine

• Comprehension of the decision procedures and the administrative structures in the
Austrian and Common Policy within the wine sector

• Knowledge of the national and international fundamental regulations for the wine

You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.