Faculty of Business and Economics
Summer School: Mittelstand goes Global - Local Roots and Internationalization Pathways of SMEs
The Institute for Economic and Social History of the Faculty of Business and Economics is organizing a summer school titled "Mittelstand goes Global: Local Roots and Internationalization Pathways of SMEs" from August 27 to September 1, 2018 in Göttingen. 35 students from over 20 countries will take part.
Participants will tackle the challenges that globalization poses to mid-sized companies in Germany and other European countries, and investigate how such businesses operate in foreign markets.
Research conducted at the Faculty of Business and Economics in its core subjects – Business and Economics – focuses on research in "Governance and Compliance", "Global Change and Development" as well as "Marketing and Consumer Science". The concept of enlightened and conscientious innovation of economic actors (responsible innovation) forms the overall guiding principle of the three research areas. The academic researchers work on these topics using both diverse econometric and experimental research methods as well as formal analytical modeling approaches.more…