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Economics, Department

Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät at the Uni Leipzig

  • Grimmaische Straße 12
  • 04109 Leipzig
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General remarks
On bachelor level the department offers Economic Sciences. On master level the department also offers Business Administration.

Basic information

Number of master degree students 120
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, master's 25.0 % *

International orientation

Outgoing students 8.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Share of professors with work experience no data


Publications per professor Points per professor within the range 0,6 to 1,0
Third party funds per academic
Doctorates per professor 1.1
Research reputation 1.4 %

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

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Overall study situation

Degree courses with details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Students 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 orientation
    Joint 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 abroads
    St. 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 equipment
    Four 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.
  • Support for founders
    With 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.
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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