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- Universitätsstraße 25
- 35037 Marburg
- Phone: +49 6421 28-81722
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Special features regarding teachingFocus 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 orientationExtensive 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 exchangeUniversity 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 equipmentFaculty 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 activitiesResearch 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 teachingInstitutional 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 activitieswww.uni-marburg.de/fb02/forschung
Support for founders"Marburg Institute for Innovation Research and Start-Up Promotion" is affiliated with the Department.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsThe 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 advancementThe 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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