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Karin Kneissl is regularly invited as lecturer on Middle Eastern and energy related topics. Furthermore, she obtained a certain expertise as a political analyst by the means of her publications and her passion for research from demography to economic developments. She has been teaching International Law, history of diplomacy and conducted seminars on the role of International Organizations for various years. Therefore, very different organizers - from cultural associations to banks and schools - invite her to comment on current topics.




2021 fall term

During the 2021 fall term at MGIMO (Moscow University for International Relations) Karin Kneissl offer the following two courses:

The craft and Mastery of Diplomacy


The oil and gas market in global politics and economics



Political and Economic Features of the World Oil Market

May 11th to June 4th, the former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Austria Karin Kneissl delivered remotely a series of lectures on the "Political and Economic Features of the World Oil Market". The course sparked the interest of the audience. It was attended by 97 Russian and foreign students from 12 graduate and 5 undergraduate programs of different MGIMO schools.





OSCE Security Days 2013

Session 3



Janne Teller and Karin Kneissl in discussion with Nadja Bernhard

Interview Karin Kneissl