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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Economics, Department

Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät

Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre

  • Wilhelm-Seelig-Platz 1
  • 24118 Kiel
  • Phone: +49 431 880-2198
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Basic information

Total number of students 1,510
Number of master degree students 648
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 10.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 4/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 9/14 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 76.5 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 46.6 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 2/11 points
International orientation, master's 7/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 2/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 2/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 1.9 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 3.5 %
Share of professors with work experience


Publications per year 3.4
Third party funds per academic 32.1 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.9
Research reputation 5.8 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support response rate too low
Support in studies response rate too low
Courses offered response rate too low
Study organisation Same rank group for all departments because differences are small
Exams response rate too low
Research orientation response rate too low
Job market preparation response rate too low
Support for stays abroad less than 15 answers
Rooms response rate too low
Library Same rank group for all departments because differences are small
IT-infrastructure response rate too low
Overall study situation response rate too low

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies 2.3
Courses offered 1.9
Study organisation 1.9
Exams 2.4
Transition to Master's studies
Research orientation 2.3
Job market preparation 2.7
Support for stays abroad 2.0
Rooms 2.3
Library 2.2
IT-infrastructure 2.3
Overall study situation 2.0

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Logistics: English-language Master's and PhD programme in International Economics and Quantitative Education.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Master’s programmes that can be studied entirely in English.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Universiteit Gent, Belgium; University of Helsinki, Finland; Université de Paris I - Pantheon-Sorbonne, France; University of Glasgow, Scotland; University of Nottingham, UK; Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands; Warsaw School of Economics, Poland; University of Stockholm, Sweden; University of Ljubljana, Slovenia; Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Sweden
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Experimental laboratory, MATLAB.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Quantitative research and cooperation with the Institute for the World Economy.
  • Website with further information on research activities
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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