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Economics, Department

Fachbereich IV - Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, Mathematik und Informatikwissenschaften at the Uni Trier


  • Universitätsring 15
  • 54286 Trier
  • Phone: +49 651 201-2640
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Basic information

Total number of students 410 *
Number of master degree students 140
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 5.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 10.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 8/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 58.8 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 45.5 % *

International orientation

Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 2.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 5.7 %
Share of professors with work experience no data


Publications per professor Points per professor within the range 0,6 to 1,0
Third party funds per academic 15.7 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.5
Research reputation < 1%

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 2.1
Courses offered 1.6
Study organisation 1.4
Transition to Master's studies 1.5
Research orientation 1.9
Support for stays abroad 2.1
Overall study situation 1.4

Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Practice and research relevance; research project (Master), study project (Bachelor); small group work; teaching of social skills and soft skills; English speaking lecturers; mentoring programme; tutor programmes, practitioners workshop; Master can be fully studied in English; many electives; interdisciplinarity (with Business Administration, Sociology, Politics); cooperation with the universities in Berlin, Luxembourg, Bamberg, Saarland, Bergamo, Warsaw.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Erasmus representative for the recognition of achievements abroad, advice for students coming and going abroad (Income and Outgoing). Internationalisation officer in Economics, technical language training, English for economists, cooperation with the university in the greater region, Luxembourg, support from the DAAD and integration officer, introductory events, awarding of foreign students by DAAD, internships abroad, support through scholarships and Erasmus +.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Copenhagen Business School, Dänemark; BI Norwegian Business School, Norwegen; Warsaw School of Economics (SGH), Polen; Trinity College Dublin, Irland; International Business School Budapest, Ungarn; Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d'Angers (ESSCA), Frankreich; Athens University of Economics and Business, Griechenland; Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finnland; Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spanien; Università degli Studi di Bergamo, Italien.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    CIP - PC Pools for Economics; many PC workstations; multimedia classroom for online transmissions, use of specific databases for economics, licenses for statistics Software R and Stata, but also SPSS.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    High practical relevance; Cooperation with Luxembourg financial market; Forumstat; IAAEU; cooperation with statistical offices (Eurostat, Federal Office, etc.); regional reference, Statec Luxembourg, Trier Centre for Sustainable. Research associations with other departments at the university and in cooperation with other universities at national and international level.
  • Support for founders
    Start-up office: Advice from the initial idea to the foundation
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