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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Economics, Department

Fakultät III: Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Wirtschaftsinformatik und Wirtschaftsrecht

School of Economic Disciplines

  • Hölderlinstraße 3
  • 57068 Siegen
  • Phone: +49 271 740-3139
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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 360
Number of master degree students 97
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 2.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 3/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 8/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 1/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 81.6 %
Graduations in appropriate time master's 55.3 %

International orientation

International orientation 4/11 points
International orientation master's 7/11 Points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment bachelor 3/10 Points
Contact with work environment master
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
Share of professors with work experience


Publications per year The number of weighted publications per year is lower than 0,8
Third party funds per academic 17.8 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.3
Research reputation < 1%

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support less than 15 answers
Support in studies less than 15 answers
Courses offered less than 15 answers
Study organisation less than 15 answers
Exams less than 15 answers
Research orientation less than 15 answers
Job market preparation less than 15 answers
Support for stays abroad less than 15 answers
Rooms less than 15 answers
Library less than 15 answers
IT-infrastructure less than 15 answers
Overall study situation less than 15 answers

Students' assessments on consecutive Masters degree courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
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Job market preparation
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Overall study situation

Degree courses with details

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department Plural Economics (M.A.)
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Tutoring 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 orientation
    Continuous 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 exchange
    Università 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 equipment
    Many 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 activities
    Successful 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 teaching
    Key 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 activities
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Department's internal programme promoting stays abroad for scientists for the purpose of careers planning and the development of international partnerships.
  • Other special features
    Department 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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