2019 / 20
2019 / 20
Fakultät III: Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Wirtschaftsinformatik und Wirtschaftsrecht
School of Economic Disciplines
- Hölderlinstraße 3
- 57068 Siegen
- Phone: +49 271 740-3139
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Special features regarding teachingTutoring and mentoring system, exam discussion groups, evaluation of lectures, incentives awarded for particularly high-performing students. Interdisciplinarity and strong research orientation are the unique features of the faculty compared to other economics departments.
Special features regarding the international orientationContinuous expansion of the English-language course offerings; Regular international guest lectures; International visiting professors and lecturers; Summer and Winter Schools in English in cooperation with international partners; Establishment of a multidisciplinary, international alumni network; Internationalisation of the Master's programmes (previously two fully English-taught Master's courses, more being planning); Dual-degree programme being developed.
Common partner universities for exchangeUniversità degli Studi di Verona, Italy; Rigas Ekonomikas Augstskola, Latvia; Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain; Oikonomiko Panepistimio Athinon, Greece; Högskolan i Skövde, Sweden; Fatih Üniversitesi, Turkey
Special features regarding the equipmentMany PC pools (including with SAP/R3, SPSS-equipped computer workstations); Computer laboratory media systems and separate Fabrication Lab (e.g. equipped with 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC milling machine, etc.); access to databases such as EBSCO, ScienceDirect, Springer Link, Iuris, and many more.
Special features regarding research activitiesSuccessful participation of the faculty in the establishment of the special research area "Media of Cooperation"; Establishment of a new research and teaching area "Plural Economics"; BMBF (German Federal Ministry for Education and Research) research group in the field of civil security research (KontiKat – Civil society and business continuity through socio-technical networking in disaster situations); Faculty involvement in the DFG graduates' college Locating Media.
Research topics reflected in teachingKey research areas include the relative tax burden of mid-size corporations, fiscal federalism, decentralisation and economic growth, regional distribution of public employment, self-enforcing environmental agreements and trade in fossil energy deposits, federalism and regional economics, municipal finances, control of the public sector, public goods, theory of taxation, balanced growth and texture of stable diversities, numerical calculation of adjustment processes in models with endogenous growth.
Website with further information on research activitieswww.wiwi.uni-siegen.de/dekanat/forschung/
Characteristics of diversity advancementDepartment's internal programme promoting stays abroad for scientists for the purpose of careers planning and the development of international partnerships.
Other special featuresDepartment with considerable external funding, above state average in NRW with respect to economic sciences in recent years. Strong interdisciplinarity in research and teaching for a department of economic sciences.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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