Economic Sciences, Department
Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften at the Uni Konstanz
- Universitätsstraße 10
- 78464 Konstanz
- Phone: +49 7531 88-2314
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Special features regarding teachingInterdisciplinarity and occupation with neighbouring disciplines; demanding, partly international Bachelor and Master programmes with specialisation and double degree options; application orientation; high quality of training; good care ratio; integrated internships up to one semester; international (many exchange opportunities, many international guests); individualisation of the course through a wide range of optional events; series of lectures; graduates with excellent job market opportunities and comparatively high starting salaries.
Special features regarding the international orientationInternationalisation is an important quality feature: English teaching in all Master's programmes and PhD training; double degrees with international partners; profile sharpening through a high proportion of study-related stays abroad and internships; international guest lecturers and guest professors as well as structures especially for international students: Coordinator, academic advice, orientation programmes and buddies; high-quality international partner universities and targeted international further training for all employees form the basis.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsUniversity College Cork, Irland; Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spanien; Karls-Universität Prag, Tschechien; University of Warwick, Großbritannien; University of Nottingham, Großbritannien; Università degli Studi di Roma 'Tor Vergata', Italien; Aix Marseille University, France, University of Tampere, Finland; Fudan University Shanghai,China; Stony Brook University, USA.
Special features regarding the equipmentComputer work rooms (CIP pools) for courses and student individual / group work; comprehensive WiFi; 24-hour library with an extensive range of business journals and journals as well as business data in electronic form; MobilePrint printing with your own laptop, smartphone, tablet; lecture recordings (streaming portal); E-learning platform; Stata, SPSS, R, Python, Mathlab, SAP training; access to the laboratory for experimental economic research at the Thurgau Economic Institute (Lakelab); campus university.
Special features regarding research activitiesEconomics: Labor Market Economics; Dynamic Macroeconomics; Micro / Time Series Econometrics; Political Economics; Social Policy; Game Theory; Mathematical Economic Theory; Behavioural Economics; Experimental Economic Research; Business Studies: Finance; Capital market, participation in two clusters of excellence "The politics of Inequality" and "Collective Behaviour", research on inequality (e.g. in the labour market) and collective behaviour (e.g. in decision-making)
Support for foundersStudents can take advantage of the diverse offerings of the Startup-Intiative Kilometer1 of the University and HTWG Konstanz. From idea development to “start of production”, students are supported in multiple ways, such as through workshops on systematic brainstorming, initial consultation and assistance with applications for funding programmes. Departmental professors are available as mentors for start-up grants.
Other special featuresUniversity of Excellence, participation in both excellence clusters, interdisciplinary courses
Further information on research activitieshttps://www.wiwi.uni-konstanz.de/forschung/
Further information about study entry phasehttps://www.wiwi.uni-konstanz.de/fachbereich/aktuelles/detailansicht/Kommen-Sie-an-Bord-Infos-zum-Studienstart-W
Information on access restrictionshttps://www.uni-konstanz.de/studieren/vor-dem-studium/studienangebot/studiengaenge-a-z/
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