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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Economics, Department

Fakultät Wirtschaftswissenschaften

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General remarks
On Bachelor level the department offers the degree program Economic Sciences. In addition to the here shown offers on Master level in Economics there is another Master degree program in Business Administration. This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Number of master degree students 202
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 10.0 %

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, master's

International orientation

International orientation, master's 6/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

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


Publications per year
Third party funds per academic
Doctorates per professor
Research reputation < 1%

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Transition to Master's studies
Research orientation
Job market preparation
Support for stays abroad
Overall study situation

Degree courses with details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Communication of sound knowledge of subject-specific academic methods and instruments, selective preparation for making economic decisions, modular structured and inter-disciplinary courses with the possibility of sector-specific training, very good library stock, modern lab equipment, Career Service, e-learning service supports learning irrespective of time and place, transfer of the learned theory into practice through excursions, lectures by practitioners, seminars with owners of start-ups.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Extensive ERASMUS programme, binational degrees (Trento, Strasbourg), English-taught courses in Bachelor's and Master's programmes.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Université de Liége, Belgium; Università Ca'Foskari, Venice, Italy; Università degli studi di Pavia, Italy; University of Economics, Bratislava, Slovakia; Universidad Auronoma de Madrid, Spain; Universidad Publica de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain; Charles-University in Prague, Czech Republic; SWUFE, China
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    High-performance PC pools; access to essential research and literature databases; range of e-learning courses.
  • Research topics reflected in teaching
    Environment and Resource Economics; Political economy, corruption; Evolutionary economics and complexity theory; Behavioural Economics; Economics of migration, economics of education; Quantitative methods in quality management; International trade in goods and international trade policy; Analysis of the role of individual companies in the international economy; Environmental Economics; Economics of European Integration; Applied equilibrium modelling; Financial Crisis and International Monetary Economics.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    The entrepreneurship initiative Dresden Exists is based at the department. Dresden Exists has been working for over 15 years to provide impetus for Dresden's entrepreneurial culture. The aim is to show students and scientists entrepreneurship and self-employment as attractive options. Dresden Exists wants to encourage scientists to translate their research findings to commercial reality in order to enable them to create new professional opportunities for themselves.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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