2019 / 20
2019 / 20
Fakultät für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften
Alfred-Weber-Institut für Wirtschaftswissenschaften
- Bergheimer Straße 58
- 69115 Heidelberg
- Phone: +49 6221 54-2905
Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses
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Special features regarding teachingAreas of specialisation: Behavioural and Institutional Economics, Environmental Economics, Development Economics, Empirical Economics Research, Macroeconomics, Labour Market; Inter-disciplinary complementary subjects (in particular Sociology and Political Science); very small study groups; teaching materials available online via the e-learning platform Moodle; professional qualifications are taught, e.g. languages used in economics and negotiations, public speaking; problem-oriented, proactive forms of teaching: work in small groups, student presentations, reciprocal assessments (peer assessment).
Common partner universities for exchangeUniversity of Valencia, Spain; University of Milan, Italy; University of Madrid, Spain; University of Paris, France; University of Monpellier, France; University of Warsaw, Poland
Special features regarding the equipmentSeminar rooms are equipped with projectors; very modern library with numerous workstations and long opening hours; free use of the Internet through WiFi in the Institute, computer rooms with access to econometric software such as STATA and Eviews.
Special features regarding research activitiesResearch focuses in the following areas: Political Economics, Behavioural Economics, Environmental Economics, Development Economics, Empirical Economic Research, Labour Markets, Financial Markets; seminars: Departmental seminar, Economics & Politics seminar, Environmental Economics brownbag seminar (jointly with the Centre for European Economic Research in Mannheim); Experimental laboratory: The laboratory is primarily used by researchers at the Alfred-Weber-Institut for behavioural experiments. The research lab is equipped with the latest equipment.
Other special featuresAlumni & Career Service at the Alfred-Weber-Institut: In addition to a regularly updated work placement and job board, the Institute offers a range of courses and events that support students with extra-curricular activities. Buddy programme: Aimed at international students. The programme aims to make the transition to higher education and orientation around the University, as well as everyday life, easier for students.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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