Universität Bonn

Department of Economics / BGSE

Rule changes: Economics library

New opening hours, new rules, hourly booking of workrooms.

Winter Holiday

The BGSE office is closed during the holiday period from December 23rd to January 6th inclusive. We wish everyone happy holidays and a peaceful and healthy new year!

BGSE application period starts January 6, 2023

The Bonn Graduate School of Economics invites qualified students to apply for admission of the combined MSc/PhD program. Interested students with a bachelor's or master's degree in economics or related disciplines are welcome to hand in their documents until March 31, 2023.

New Assistant Professor: Hanna Schwank

Hanna Schwank is new Assistant Professor in Economic History at the MacroFinance & MacroHistory Lab

BGSE Graduate Rubén Domínguez Díaz

Congratulations to the new Bonn Graduate School of Economics graduate Rubén Domínguez Díaz!

Julia Mink is new Professor at the Department of Economics

How do pollution and climate change affect health and the associated costs? How do people adapt to their environmental conditions, and what factors are crucial for such adaptability? Julia Mink, new Professor at the Department of Economics Bonn, addresses these and other questions. In the Transdisciplinary Research Area "Individuals, Institutions and Societies", she will work at the interface of environmental and health economics. Starting in the winter semester, she teaches econometrics in the Bachelor Volkswirtschaftslehre.

Christian Bayer receives the Hermann Heinrich Gossen Award

On Tuesday, September 13, 2022, the Hermann Heinrich Gossen Award was awarded to Professor Christian Bayer. The Hermann Heinrich Gossen Award is awarded once a year by the Verein für Socialpolitik to an economist under the age of 45 from the German-speaking area for internationally recognized research achievements. The award is endowed with 10,000 euros. The aim of the award is to promote the internationalization of German-language economics. The main criterion for the award is publications in internationally recognized journals.

Shanghai Ranking 2022: Economics in Bonn takes top spot in Germany

The latest “Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2022,” part of the widely respected Shanghai Ranking, has underlined the University of Bonn’s prowess in not one but several areas: besides taking top spot in Germany for Mathematics and Economics, it has also come third for Agricultural Sciences and Physics. And the University is even among the top 15 in the world in Mathematics, ranking it ahead of such luminaries as Harvard and Columbia.

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