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Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre einschl. Ökonometrie
- Universitätsstraße 31
- 93053 Regensburg
- Phone: +49 941 943-2269
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Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses
Degree courses with details
- Economics (B.Sc.)
- International Economics oriented towards Central and Eastern Europe (B.Sc.)
- Economics (B.Sc. with honours)
- International Economics oriented towards Central and Eastern Europe (B.Sc. with Honors)
- International Economics oriented towards Central and Eastern Europe (M.Sc.)
- International Economics oriented towards Central and Eastern Europe (M.Sc. with Honors)
- Economics (M.Sc.)
- Economics (M.Sc. with Honors)
Further information provided by the department
Special features regarding teachingThe economics programmes pursue a quantitative approach; Promotion of the brightest and best through special Honours programmes; Involvement of various research institutes in teaching; Academic Guidance Centre; small practice groups; extensive opportunities for study abroad; Extensive range of language courses; Marketing & Career Service office helps with the transition to working life; Extensive extracurricular range of events featuring renowned personalities from politics and society; Weekly research discussion groups.
Special features regarding the international orientationDistinct international orientation and networking of institute members; Degree courses on International Economics oriented towards Central and Eastern Europe ; Extensive exchange programmes; Some courses taught in English; Various research discussion groups with a clear international focus; Participation in “Evidence-Based Economics”, an international doctoral discussion group sponsored by the Bavarian Network for the Brightest and Best.
Common partner universities for exchangeKatholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium;University of Leicester, Great Britain; Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain; University of Economics in Prague, Czech Republic; Krakow University of Economics, Poland; Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russia; Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia; University of Technology Sydney, Australia; Murray State University, USA; Masaryk University Brno, Czech Republic
Special features regarding the equipmentExcellent computer workstations. Availability of various software packages (e.g. Stata, R, Eviews, Gauss, Matlab, Maple). Very well stocked library and online access to scientific journals. Access to various databases (e.g. Datastream, Web of Science). E-learning platform. WiFi access in all lecture theatres and seminar buildings. Laboratory for experimental economic research “RESL – Regensburg Economic Science Lab”.
Special features regarding research activitiesClose collaborations with the Institute for East and Southeast European Studies and the Institute for Labour Market and Employment Research, Nuremberg, of the German Federal Employment Agency (BA). Laboratory for experimental economic research “Regensburg Economic Science Lab”. various research discussion groups with national and international guest lectures. participation in various structured PhD programmes.
Website with further information on research activitieswww-economics.ur.de
Support for foundersThe university provides support in connection with the Regensburg University Research and Technology Transfer (FUTUR). The innovation and incubator centres BioPark and TechBase provide ongoing support for start-ups in the fields of biotechnology and information technology. Regular start-up weekends for prospective entrepreneurs. At the Faculty of Economic Sciences, company start-ups are supported by the student consultancy Intouch Consult and by the chair of Innovation and Technology Management.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsThe university has a central contact point for students with chronic health issues. Special exam arrangements are also available to this group of students.
Characteristics of diversity advancementThe diversity of its members matters to the Department of Economics and Econometrics. Vacancies are therefore advertised internationally The research discussion groups are international in their orientation. For international visiting researchers and doctoral students, the Welcome Centre of the University of Regensburg provides assistance in various areas. Central support to strengthen diversity is provided at the university level by the Centre for the Promotion of Young Academics and the Equal Opportunities & Family coordination office.
Other special featuresCareer and course advice as well as public speaking courses of the Marketing & Career Service office; Extensive network of partner universities for studying abroad; Extensive range of language courses at the Centre for Language and Communication; WiWi (Economics Sciences) summer festival; Official graduation ceremonies with awarding of certificates; Honours programme for select students; Nobel Lecture on current Nobel prizes; Roots Lecture in Economics with high-profile speakers from politics and society; Power Lunch series with local elected officials; International research discussion groups.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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