Karin Küblböck

Ms. Karin Küblböck
Senior Researcher
phone: +43 1 317 40 10 – 111  

Karin Küblböck is an economist with a research focus in the field of international trade, private sector development and international development as well as a lecturer in development economics at the University of Vienna. Leader of several educational and training events and consulting activities for public and private institutions. Expertise in process design and facilitation methods.

Research Areas

  • International trade
  • Investment policies
  • Commodity-based development
  • Private sector development



  • Austrian Foundation for Development Research (ÖFSE) (since 1996)
  • Responsible for the ÖFSE-research department for Austrian and International development policy (1996-2000)
  • Design of the "Global economy and development” research area (since 2011)
  • Lecturer at the Department for International Development, University of Vienna (since 2002)
  • Educational leave (2011/2012)
  • Further education in the field of communication, mediation, moderation interviewing methods and process design in Austria and abroad

Research stays

  • Argentina (1993-1994)
  • Uganda (1999)
  • South Africa (2007)
  • Nicaragua (2009)


  • ADA-Austrian Development Agency
  • Ministry for Education and Women
  • Ministry for Europe Integration and External Relations (BMeiA)
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft Globale Verantwortung (AGGV)
  • Dreikönigsaktion (DKA)
  • Horizont3000
  • Parlamentarian North-South-Dialogue
  • European Network for Debt and Development (Eurodad)

Teaching experience

  • since 2002 Department of Development Studies (University of Vienna)
  • 2001/2002 Management of the interdisciplinary Studies on Latin America
  • Pädagogische Hochschulen (Austria)  


  • Economics (Vienna University of Economics and Business, University of Vienna)
  • Economics (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Universidad de Belgrano)

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