Economic Sciences, Department
Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät at the Uni Leipzig
- Grimmaische Straße 12
- 04109 Leipzig
- Phone: +49 341 97-33500
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Special features regarding teachingStudents develop professional, methodical-analytical, social and personal skills; participation of students in research; clear organisation of studies; practice-related teaching content; diverse specialisation options through individual focus; pronounced research focus in the Master’s courses; techniques of scientific work and presentation skills part of the training; attractive postgraduate courses; regular evaluations of all teaching content as part of an active quality management.
Special features regarding the international orientationJoint International Master Programmes in Sustainable Development: Implementation with the Karl-Franzens-University Graz, the University of Utrecht, the Ca 'Foscari University of Venice, the University of Basel, the University of Hiroshima, the Stellenbosch University and TERI in New Delhi; International Energy Economics and Business Administration: Cooperation with MGIMO University (Moscow); course organised stays abroad: over 40 partner universities, for example with Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and Keio University (Tokyo); M.Sc. Economics can be studied in English.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsSt. Kliment Ohridsky, Sofia, Bulgarien; National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Irland; University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Griechenland; Université Paris 1 Panthéon, Paris, Frankreich; Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, Venedig, Italien; Keio University, Keio, Japan; Binghamton University, Vestal, USA/New York; MGIMO University, Moskau/Russland.
Special features regarding the equipmentFour computer pools; 65 powerful computers; own server; state-of-the-art peripheral devices; effective support of the degree programs through system and application software (e.g. Stata, R); Access to the Thomsen Reuters Datastream database; four complex, high-performance laboratories, including the laboratory for high performance computing and the virtual reality laboratory (VR laboratory) for three-dimensional visualisation of operational software and its development process; access to almost 400 subject-specific databases.
Special features regarding research activitiesCooperation with non-university research institutions, e.g. with the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research Halle-Jena-Leipzig, the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, the Leibniz Institute for Economic Research Halle, the Ifo Munich and the German Institute for Development Policy; research internship possible; promotion of research at a high level through national and international networking of researchers, through third-party research as well as through international courses; sophisticated and modern training for young scientists
Support for foundersWith the founding initiative SMILE, students, graduates, academic staff, as well as doctoral students and doctoral candidates are free of charge across disciplines and universities with various events, seminars, workshops, coaches etc. as well as in numerous sub-projects, such as SMILE.start, SMILE.freelancer, SMILE.founder, supported on their way to personal and professional independence. SMILE is financed with funds from the European Union and the Free State of Saxony, among others.
Other special featuresWith its founding date 1409, the University of Leipzig is the second oldest university in Germany. The Faculty of Economics is located in the city centre. The MSc course in Business Administration is unique in Saxony and in the German-speaking higher education area (great freedom of choice, low compulsory proportions for the modules and strong focus on the areas of Service and Sustainability Management and Corporate Accounting). The MSc in Economics in particular has a very good support ratio. The student selection in the M.Sc. Business Administration and M.Sc. Economics can include a personal interview.
Further information on research activitieshttps://www.wifa.uni-leipzig.de/forschung.html
Further information about study entry phasehttps://www.wifa.uni-leipzig.de/studium/studienbuero.html
Information on access restrictionshttps://www.wifa.uni-leipzig.de/studium.html
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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