Bachelor in Economics
The Bachelor programme provides an in-depth training in economics and also covers the fundamentals of business administration and quantitative methods. The study programme focusses on the analysis of socio-economic issues faced by companies, households, government institutions and markets.
Examples of questions in economics are: What determines prosperity and the distribution of wealth in a country? What influences the exchange rates and trade flows between nations? How do firms acquire market power? Economics also deals with more specific questions: What effect does education have on income, health and crime? Because of what characteristics are some companies more successful than others? Which kind of interventions work in aid for development? Economics also considers with the question of whether and how the state should intervene in economic and social processes at the national and international level.
The Bachelor in economics is a single studies programme divided into 3 years (180 ECTS). In the first year, the curriculum consists of a joint programme with the Bachlor in Business Administration (BWL) and consists of compulsory courses. From the 2nd year on, the programme consists of compulsory and elective courses.
The department also offers a minor programme in economics (60 ECTS and 30 ECTS) for students from other departments or faculties.
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