Faculty of Economic Sciences

Regularly offered seminar modules of the faculty

Here you will find the regular range of economics seminars, divided into bachelor's and master's degree programmes, such as summer or winter semester.

Bachelor's degree programme in Economics

Please note: Both alternatives of the elective seminar on economics will be offered every semester. The seminar-programme of the relevant semester you will find here.

Please note the repeatability of examinations. Link to APO Bachelor §16a (1). Per module, you have three attempts to pass, regardless of the various lecturers.

Please note also that admission requirement to your Bachelor's thesis is a successful completion of the module B.WIWI-VWL.0044 or module B.WIWI-VWL.0045 as part of economics specialization (compare PO VWL §5 (4)).

Admission requirement for the economics seminar (B.WIWI-VWL.0046) is a successful completion of the module B.WIWI VWL.0044 Elective Seminar on Economics I or B.WIWI-VWL.0045 Elective Seminar on Economics II.

Modul-Nr.TitelCourse ContentLecturer
B.WIWI-VWL.0044Elective Seminar on Economics ISeveral parallel seminars held each semester from different vendors on different subjects in the field of economics, especially development economics, international trade and finance and tax policy Klasen, Strulik, Martínez-Zarzoso, Sorge, Vollmer, Werner, Keser, Rau, Diaz, Filipiak
B.WIWI-VWL.0045Elective Seminar on Economics IISeveral parallel seminars held each semester from different vendors on different subjects in the field of economics, especially economic policy, foreign trade, European integration and institutional economics Bizer,Rübel, Schwager, Berger,Birg, Keser, Krenz, Sakowsky, Proeger, Meub
B.WIWI-VWL.0046Seminar on EconomicsSeveral parallel seminars held in parallel courses per semester from different vendors on different subjects in the field of economics, especially development economics, international trade, finance and tax policy, economic policy, foreign trade, European integration and institutional economics Klasen, Strulik, Martínez-Zarzoso, Baskaran, Vollmer, Birg, Rau, Rübel, Schwager, Keser, Bizer, Sakowsky, Ohr, Berger



Master's degree programmes in International Economics and in Development Economics

In the following tables you will find the regular range of economics seminars in master's programmes divided by summer and winter semester. The bottom table shows the irregular or one-time economics seminars offered in the master's programmes.

Summer semester

Modul-Nr.TitelCourse ContentLecturer
M.WIWI-VWL.0023Seminar on the Situation of Latin America in the 21st Century: Trade Related and Macroeconomic IssuesDownload Nowak-Lehmann Danzinger
M.WIWI-VWL.0036Seminar in Contemporary Topics in Economic Policyplease see UniVZ Bizer
M.WIWI-VWL.0065Economics of Crimeplease see UniVZ Ibañez Diaz
M.WIWI-VWL.0123Recent Topics in Macroeconomicsplease see UniVZTrimborn


Winter semester

Modul-Nr.TitelCourse ContentLecturer
M.WIWI-VWL.0024Seminar on the Situation in Latin America in the 21st Century: Crisis and the Necessity of ReformsDownload Nowak-Lehmann Danzinger
M.WIWI-VWL.0026Seminar in Contemporary Topics in Institutional EconomicsDownload Bizer
M.WIWI-VWL.0028Seminar in European Economic PolicyDownload Ohr
M.WIWI-VWL.0029Seminar on International Tradeplease see UniVZ Rübel
M.WIWI-VWL.0046Seminar Topics in European and Global Tradeplease see UniVZ Martínez-Zarzoso
M.WIWI-VWL.0063Sustainable Development, Trade and EnvironmentDownloadMartínez-Zarzoso
M.WIWI-VWL.0071Seminar Experimental Economicsplease see UniVZ Keser
M.WIWI-VWL.0107Seminar on Empirical Political EconomicsDownloadBaskaran
M.WIWI-VWL.0112Financial Markets and the Macroeconomyplease see UniVZ Berger
M.WIWI-VWL.0122Seminar on behavioral development economicsplease see UniVZ Ibañez Diaz


Irregular or one-time offered economics seminars

Modul-Nr.TitelCourse ContentLecturer
M.WIWI-VWL.0025Seminar Development Economics IVplease see UniVZ Klasen
M.WIWI-VWL.0027Seminar in International Economic Policyplease see UniVZ Ohr
M.WIWI-VWL.0037Seminar Public Economicsplease see UniVZ Schwager
M.WIWI-VWL.0090Seminar on Political Economy of DemocracyDownloadAytimur
M.WIWI-VWL.0103Seminar Theory and Empirics of Taxationplease see UniVZ Schwarz
M.WIWI-VWL.0105Controversies in development economicsDownloadLay
M.WIWI-VWL.0109Recent Topics in Fiscal Policyplease see UniVZTrimborn
M.WIWI-VWL.0110Seminar on Regional and Urban EconomicsDownloadKrenz
M.WIWI-VWL.0112Financial Markets and the Macroeconomyplease see UniVZ Berger
M.WIWI-VWL.0115Topics in Public EconomicsDownloadAytimur
Bruns
M.WIWI-VWL.0118Seminar on the Global Business CycleDownloadBerger
M.WIWI-VWL.0119Portfolios of the Poorplease see UniVZFilipiak
M.WIWI-VWL.0121Indeterminacy and Sunspots in MacroeconomicsDownloadSorge
M.WIWI-VWL.XXXXNew Developments in International EconomicsDownloadStrulik
M.WIWI-VWL.XXXXAdvanced Global Healthplease see UniVZVollmer