Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät at the Uni Göttingen
Department für Volkswirtschaftslehre
- Platz der Göttinger Sieben 3
- 37073 Göttingen
- Phone: +49 551 39-7326
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Special features regarding teachingEconomics in Göttingen already offers an internationally oriented, research-oriented teaching with a focus on International Economics, Development Economics and Quantitative Methods. A wide range of courses with a wide variety of methods, attractive semesters abroad at renowned partner universities, numerous English-language modules, preparatory courses in mathematics, tutorials in the orientation phase, individual technical advice and a wide range of key qualifications complete the offer.
Special features regarding the international orientationResearch-oriented teaching focused on the problems of the globalised economy; comprehensive support for semesters abroad through qualified foreign coordinators and scholarship programmes for selected partner universities; secure and transparent recognition of academic achievements from abroad; partner universities in (almost) all regions of the world with a focus on Latin America, Europe and Asia; international double degree programmes with renowned partner universities; international guest lecturers; English-language Master's programme in Development Economics.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsTsinghua University, Peking, China; Nanjing University, Nanjing, China; Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgien; Universiteit Gent, Belgien, Seoul National University und Yonsei University, beide Seoul, Südkorea; Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Niederlande; Kyoto University, Japan; Aarhus Universitet, Dänemark; Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile; Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Kolumbien; Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Kolumbien; Universidad Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexiko; Universidad Puebla, Puebla, Mexiko.Universitá di Firenze, Florenz, Italien; Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, Südafrika.
Special features regarding the equipmentVery well and extensively equipped computer workstations; video conferencing systems, multimedia lecture halls and seminar rooms; comprehensive e-learning support; learning platform, MSDN Academic Alliance program - free software for students; modern departmental library with extensive reference and textbook inventory and well-equipped workstations, access to current electronic journals and scientific databases, laboratory for Behavioural Economics, a learning and study building with individual workstations and group rooms; digital student portal
Special features regarding research activities"Responsible innovation", i.e. the idea of an enlightened, responsible innovation activity by economic actors (individuals or organisations), forms the overarching guiding principle of the Faculty of Economics in research and teaching. Economics implements this model in its research projects in the areas of "Governance and Compliance" and "Global Change and Development", with a focus on the conditions of international trade and poverty, health and educational research in developing countries.
Support for foundersEstablishment of a founding officer of the faculty as the first point of contact for start-up ideas from the faculty of Economics. Mediation to the start-up funding of the University of Göttingen with its numerous workshops and a competition on the topic of start-ups. Prof. Bizer is responsible for the establishment and establishment of the SNIC (Südniedersachsen Innovations Campus). The SNIC coordinates decentralised cooperation and advisory services in the region, supports innovations and start-ups and increases the region's attractiveness for skilled workers.
Other special featuresThe faculty houses the largest research cluster for development economics in the German-speaking countries, which results in the most extensive range of courses in this field based on current research, with an English-language Master's program in Development Economics and specialisations on Development Economics in the Economic Bachelor's and Master's programs. Strong orientation of the courses on questions of International Economic relations and quantitative methods of economic research. Great freedom in the individual design of the course.
Further information on research activitieshttp://www.uni-goettingen.de/de/432002.html
Information on access restrictionshttp://www.uni-goettingen.de/de/538126.html
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