Department of Economics
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn

Department of Economics:

is one of the strongest research departments in the field of economics in Europe. Through research and teaching, we aim to contribute to addressing major societal challenges and to provide impulses for effective and evidence-based economic policy. Our focus is on the education of young economists from the bachelor's to the doctoral level.

Teaching awards for the academic year 2023/24

Every year, the Rectorate of the University of Bonn and the Department of Economics award teaching awards to lecturers who have made outstanding achievements in teaching. The teaching awards recognize and highlight excellent teaching at the University of Bonn.

New Research Group in economic history

The German Research Foundation (DFG) has approved a new research group in the field of economics at the University of Bonn. In the Finance and Inequality Centre for Advanced Studies, the researchers led by Professor Christian Bayer and Professor Carsten Burhop are looking at the relationship between the growth of the financial sector and inequality from a historical angle.

What drives political opinions?

Why do people perceive the same facts differently? What does this mean for their political opinions? And how can politicians deal with this?

Isabel Schnabel wins the Global Economy Prize 2024

Prof. Dr. Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank and Professor of Finance at the University of Bonn, receives the Global Economy Prize in the Science category.

Manchot Lecture 2024 - Featuring Dirk Bergemann
Universitätsclub Bonn, ...
04:00 PM
The annual Manchot Lecture, featuring Dirk Bergemann, is scheduled to take place on November 5th, 2024, starting at 16:00 at the Universitätsclub Bonn. This ...


The Department of Economics offers the degree programs BSc "Economics", BA "Economics" (2-subject or accompanying subject) and MSc "Economics".


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


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

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


Study Counseling Bachelor

Vera Häckel


Adenauerallee 24-42


Study Counseling Master & Exchange

Sabine Hübner-Monien


Adenauerallee 24-42

53113 Bonn

Office of the Department

Julia Ferreira Pacheco


Adenauerallee 24-26


Department of Economics

Adenauerallee 24-42
53113 Bonn

Opening Hours Juridicum

Lecture hours

  • Mo - Thu
    08.00 - 22.00 h
  • Fr - Sa
    08.00 - 20.00 h
  • Sunday

Lecture-free time

  • Mo - Thu
    08.00 - 22.00 h
  • Fr - Sa
    08.00 - 20.00 h
  • Sunday
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