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Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften
IBES - Institut für Betriebswirtschaftslehre und Volkswirtschaftslehre
- Universitätsstrasse 12
- 45117 Essen
- Phone: +49 201 183-3633
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.
Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses
Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses
Further information provided by the department
Special features regarding teachingThe Bachelor's and Master's programmes in Economics have a clear focus on empirical-quantitative aspects as well as empirical economic research with practical relevance. The Bachelor's programme is characterised by a well-structured education in the key competences of the subject and a broad range of options for specialisation studies and is closely integrated with the Business Administration programme. The Master's programmes are characterised by a clear focus on research.
Special features regarding the international orientationThe department encourages stays abroad on the basis of a transparent system for recognising credits. In addition, two bilingual programmes are available: Business Administration – Energy and Finance and Health Economics.
Common partner universities for exchangeNorges Handelshøyskole-Norway; Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II -France
Special features regarding the equipmentE-campus (WiFi throughout the whole campus); virtual PC and software pool with 400 workstations; extensive PC workrooms and PC teaching and examination rooms with 200 workstations; faculty has its own IT service centre; free and cost-effective software for students; freedom to use the software you need; Essener Labor für Experimentelle Wirtschaftsforschung (Essen Laboratory for Experimental Economic Research); good library with long opening hours.
Special features regarding research activitiesEconomic research in Essen is predominantly focused on empirical research. The department cooperates closely with the RWI research institute in Essen via the Centre for Health Economic Research (CINCH). With the Essen Laboratory for Experimental Economic Research (elfe), the department has well-equipped experimental laboratory of research into economic interaction and communication.
Research topics reflected in teachingAnalysis of strategic decisions in sports, price discrimination in imperfect competition, data mining, statistical learning, machine learning, current developments in experimental economics, theory of optimal currency areas, unconventional monetary policies in industrial countries, EU governance, inequality and poverty, social security and pensions, migration and labour market, economic effects of free-trade agreements with TTIP and TPP serving as examples, methods of efficiency analysis: Efficiency of health care systems and education systems.
Website with further information on research activitieswww.wiwi.uni-due.de/forschung/
Support for foundersThe University of Duisburg-Essen has combined the numerous measures in the IDE competence centre for innovation and start-ups. In addition, the chair for e-business and e-entrepreneurship pursues a combination of training and start-up promotion in e-business. Thus it is the aim to help to intensify the use of digital business processes through the courses offered, while also focusing on intensifying start-up promotion in the net economy.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsThe University of Duisburg-Essen has set up a counselling centre for the inclusion of people with disabilities and chronic illness. A separate inclusivity and disabilities portal is available for information, counselling and support.
Characteristics of diversity advancementThe University of Duisburg-Essen established the first vice-rector for diversity management in Germany back in October 2008. Diversity management is anchored in the guidelines of the UDE and an integral part of the university's development planning. Through such programmes as ProSALAMANDER and ProDiversity, as well as projects on equality in education, the department is actively involved in promoting diversity.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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