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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Economics, Department

Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften

  • Universitätsstraße 25
  • 35037 Marburg
  • Phone: +49 6421 28-81722
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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 430
Number of master degree students 199
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 5.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 5/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 11/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 7/11 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 40.4 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 5/11 points
International orientation, master's 11/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
Contact with work environment, master's 5/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 12.1 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 26.1 %
Share of professors with work experience


Publications per year The number of weighted publications per year is in the range between 2,4 and 0,8
Third party funds per academic 33.3 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.6
Research reputation < 1%

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies 2.1
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Study organisation 1.7 *
Exams 2.4
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Job market preparation rank group not assignable
Support for stays abroad less than 15 answers
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Library 1.8 *
IT-infrastructure rank group not assignable
Overall study situation 1.9

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Focus on Institutional Economics (economic analysis of formal and informal regulations); personal contact between lecturers and students; new research content is integrated into teaching; promotion of academic writing/presenting through small group seminars in the Bachelor's and Master's course; numerous key qualification modules and inter-disciplinary modules; International environment with English-language Master's programmes and international professors; academic acceptance of different academic approaches; inter-disciplinary approach, e.g. in special Master's programmes.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Extensive ERASMUS/international partnerships; English-taught courses; Most services also available in English; Master's programmes taught entirely in English; Several Master's programmes that are taught jointly with international universities and include stays abroad.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    University of Kent at Canterbury, England; Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain; Marmara Üniversitesi, Turkey; Wroclaw University of Economics, Poland; Univerza v Mariboru, Slovenia; Universidad de Santiago Compostela, Spain; Universidad de Extremadura, Spain; Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece; Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Italy
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Faculty has electronic learning platform Ilias; three computer pools, one of which is also used for teaching; its own library with student workstations (there is also the university library); a wide range of electronic journals; online data access to economic data for teaching and research purposes; good software facilities (in particular econometrics programs); WiFi access in many buildings.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Research focus on issues of institutional economics, i.e. all Economics professors in Marburg conduct research in this field; internal research collaboration as part of the "Marburg Centre for Institutional Economics"; regular academic seminars and workshops; research has an international focus; inter-disciplinary research is emphasised, in particular with academics in Social Sciences, Humanities, Natural Sciences and Law; research collaboration with foreign academics and organisations; participation in international conferences and networks.
  • Research topics reflected in teaching
    Institutional economics, macroeconomics, microeconomics, environmental economics, development economics, cooperative economics, law and economics, regulation, empirical institutional economics, finance, public economics, economics of the Middle East, economic policy, monetary economics, financial economics, financial markets.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    "Marburg Institute for Innovation Research and Start-Up Promotion" is affiliated with the Department.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    The Service Centre for Students with Disabilities provides support and is available to the entire university. The entire town of Marburg is explicitly designed for people who are blind/visually impaired, which includes the university.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    The department's Equality Commission (with the involvement of all status groups) regularly organises events to improve equality and also awards grants, for example.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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