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Department of Economics

The Department of Economics is one of the strongest departments in economic research in Europe. In international rankings, the department has occupied top positions for several years. With our research, we provide impulses for central societal challenges - such as climate change, digitalization and social justice - and contribute to a sustainable and evidence-based economic policy. Our focus is on the education of young economists. In courses ranging from Bachelor's to PhD programs, students in Bonn learn at the highest scientific level and at the cutting edge of research. Our graduates find challenging and exciting jobs in politics, business, international organizations and associations, many of them in leadership positions.

News
New locker cards starting May 16

The new locker cards are issued free of charge to students of the Faculty of Law and Economics. They will be issued at the supervisor's desk of the Law Department's library. The issuance will be noted on the student's ID card, just as the activation has been noted so far.

Podcast: The SWIFT System

How hard will exclusion from the international SWIFT system hit Russia in the long term? What is the significance of SWIFT for the economy? And can Western financial sanctions end the war early?

QS ranking by subjects

In the QS Ranking by Subject 2022, the Department of Economics is among the TOP 3 universities in Germany in the subject "Economics & Econometrics". In a global comparison, it is now in 54th place.

Broad public support for reducing energy dependence on Russia

According to a representative survey for the briq policy monitor, more than two-thirds of the German population would support a halt to energy imports from Russia in order to increase pressure on the Russian government. A broad majority would also welcome additional measures to reduce energy dependence, including alternative energy sources and energy-saving. When it comes to helping the Ukrainian people, many of the respondents would support both aid and integration policies, including permanent residence and work permits for refugees. Germans are divided, however, on the question of further arms deliveries to Ukraine.

Events
Selten Salon with Claudia Buch(German Federal Bank)
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05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Why is financial stability important for society? The Cluster of Excellence ECONtribute and the Reinhard Selten Institute invite citizens, students and ...
Unifest 2022
Hofgartenwiese
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
It's happening again! On June 25th 2022, the Unifest presence event will take place on the Hofgartenwiese! You can expect a colourful bouquet of active and ...
HCEO - briq Summer School on Socioeconomic Inequality
Bonn, Germany
12:00 PM
The Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group is delighted to announce its Annual Summer School on Socioeconomic Inequality (SSSI 2022), to ...

Studying

The Department of Economics offers the degree programs B.Sc. "Economics", B.A. "Economics" (2-subject or accompanying subject) and M.Sc. "Economics".

PhD

Are you aiming for a doctorate? The Bonn Graduate School of Economics offers an English-language Doctoral Program (Ph.D.) with an integrated Master in Economic Research for students from all over the world.


Institutions

Excellence Cluster ECONtribute
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Excellence Cluster

The ECONtribute Excellence Cluster in Economic Sciences conducts research on markets in the area of intersection between business, politics and society.

CRC TR 224
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Collaborative Research Center

The SFB TR 224 deals with equal opportunities, market regulation and financial market stability as societal challenges.

RGT 2281
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Graduate College

The Research Training Group conducts research on the macroeconomic consequences of inequality and how fiscal, financial and monetary policies should take inequality into account.

Isabel Schnabel Lecture
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Institutes

The department is organized in a departmental structure encompassing scientific and teaching areas and is divided into four institutes for teaching and research.


Contact

Study Counseling Bachelor

Vera Häckel

0.037

Adenauerallee 24-42

53113

+49 228 73-9451

Study Counseling Master & Exchange

Sabine Hübner-Monien

0.039

Adenauerallee 24-42

53113 Bonn

+49 228 73-9450

Office of the Department

Natalie Keller

0.012

+49 228 73-2129


Department of Economics

Juridicum
Adenauerallee 24-42
53113 Bonn

Opening Hours Juridicum

Lecture hours

  • Monday - Friday
    07.30 - 23.00 h
  • Saturday
    07.30 - 20.00 h
  • Sunday
    12.00 - 20.00 h

Lecture-free time

  • Monday - Friday
    08.00 - 23.00 h
  • Saturday
    08.00 - 20.00 h
  • Sunday
    12.00 - 20.00 h
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