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Economics, Department

Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät

Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Studiengänge Volkswirtschaftslehre
Universitätsstraße 1
D-40225 Düsseldorf
Telephone: +49 211 811-3620

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Basic information

Total number of students at the department


Number of master degree students (w/o teacher qualification)


Percentage of teaching by practitioners


Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's


Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

11/16 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment


Master theses in cooperation with work environment



Publications per professor

publication points between 0.8 and 1.9

Third party funds per academic

72,700 €

Doctorates per professor


Research reputation

no data

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Exam organisation
Digital teaching elements
Introduction to scientific work
Offers for career orientation
Practical orientation in teaching
Support for stays abroad
Overall study situation
Return rate of the questionnaires


Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Digital teaching elements
Practical orientation in teaching
Courses offered
Study organisation
Transition to Master's studies
Research orientation
Overall study situation
Support for stays abroad
Return rate of the questionnaires


Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Course structure: (1) Compactly designed compulsory part, which studies the most important principles of Economics sub-areas in more depth, (2) diverse range of options, meaning the course is flexibly tailored to the interests of individual students; Strong international approach through elective modules taught in English, optional business language courses, numerous exchange programmes with partner universities throughout the world, international visiting lecturers; Small groups as opposed to large ones, i.e. courses are more than just lectures: Lecturers and students come together to discuss and explore important economic questions.

Special features regarding the international orientation

Many elective modules are also taught in English to live up to an increasingly internationally oriented economy. At the same time, our university offers a range of language courses – from beginners to professional level. And for those who want to spend one or more semesters abroad, there are numerous exchange programmes with partner universities around the world. Furthermore, international visiting lecturers are invited regularly.

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Trinity College Dublin, Irland; Université de Rennes 1, Frankreich; Kozminski University, Warschau, Polen; Linköpings Universitet, Schweden; Universidad de Alicante, Spanien; Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italien; Istanbul Üniversitesi, Türkei; Beijing Foreign Studies University, China; Kookmin University Seoul, Korea; University of California, David, USA; Tel Aviv University, Israel; Doshisha University Kyōto, Japan

Special features regarding the equipment

Optimum learning/teaching atmosphere in the Department of Economics, a fantastic new building with state-of-the-art infrastructure (e.g. video/projector systems, monitor systems, document cameras) and separate groups/seminar rooms, sufficient places for students at any level; numerous study laptops; access to a diverse range of databases, SPSS, Eviews, etc.; Experimental lab for experimental economic research with 24 PC workstations.

Special features regarding research activities

Theoretical, empirical and experimental work on competitive issues in economics; Publication of an article series in competitive theory and competitive politics; Weekly research seminars given by international guests.

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(S) = Students' judgements

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(P) = Professors' judgements


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Last Update 2023: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education
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