Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät at the Uni Augsburg
Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre
- Universitätsstraße 16
- 86159 Augsburg
- Phone: +49 821 598-4158
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Special features regarding teachingApplication orientation and emphasis on empirical methods; Specialisation in Empirical Macroeconomics, Finance, Health Economics, Industrial and Information Economics, Social Security, Environmental and Resource Economics, and Insurance Economics; training in Econometric and Dynamic Stochastic general equilibrium models. The concept of smaller groups is consistently pursued. In this way, the students can develop a lot of content themselves and at the same time draw on the expertise of the lecturers.
Special features regarding the international orientationThe Centre for International Relations assists students (outgoing) in organising their stay abroad (choosing the right university, course selection, recognition of credits, financing, etc.). Incoming students can contact the CIR as well if they have related questions. The faculty offers several programmes with an international focus: Global Business Management (Bachelor, Master), double degree programmes with the University of Rennes (France) (Double Bachelor, Double Master). The Business Administration programme includes the subject International Business & Economics.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsUniversity of Twente, Enschede, Niederlande; Rom - La Sapienza, Italien; Athens University of Economics and Business, Athen, Griechenland; University College of Southeast Norway, Kongsberg, Norwegen; Universidad San Pablo CEU , Madrid, Spanien; Karlstad University, Kalmar, Schweden; Indiana University Bloomington, USA; University of Pittsburgh, USA; Macquarie University Sydney, Australien; ESCA Ecole de Management Casablanca, Marokko.
Special features regarding the equipmentTop equipment in modern rooms with projectors, computers and smart boards; computer rooms with the latest hardware (colour and b/w laser printer, scanner, burner) and software, WIFI throughout the campus, free Microsoft products, free literature management software, online journal database, numerous online databases for literature research; free SAP training and Microsoft Office courses; extensive statistics and Simulation software: SPSS, STATA, R, IBM-ILOG, Gauss, Eclipse, MATLAB, Plant Simulation, Visual Studio, Statistics Laboratory.
Special features regarding research activitiesSolving stochastic, dynamic general equilibrium models; investigation of the relationship between market friction, money and business cycle; Theory of Cooperatives; analysis of the banking sector; economic analysis of environmental policy; normative and political-economic analysis of family and social policies; determination of the determinants of individual health behaviour; analysis of the tension between public and private financing of health and care services; sustainability of social security systems; optimal taxation.
Support for foundersThe Augsburg Center for Entrepreneurship is a central contact point on the subject of start-ups. Potential and aspiring founders, as well as young companies already launched can obtain essential information, from brainstorming and business model development to funding. In addition, the online platform provides an interdisciplinary resource of all course contents regarding the topic of entrepreneurship, as well as the advisory services for founders at the university and regional partners.
Information on access restrictionshttps://www.uni-augsburg.de/de/organisation/einrichtungen/studentenkanzlei/
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