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How to choose courses

  • We (at the faculty of economics and business administration) do not mind if you take courses at other faculties. However, if you can do that and which courses you may be allowed to take is between you and the professors of that other faculty. That is, if you plan to attend courses at other faculties, you have to make inquiries yourself.
  • At our faculty, if you plan to attend a seminar, you should approach the assistants or professors giving the seminar.
  • In general, we allow Bachelor students to attend Master courses, also. However, the academic level of Master courses tends to be higher than for Bachelor courses.
  • The current courses can be found in scheduling and information system Almaweb
  • Normally, we present the courses for the upcoming semester on the Almaweb/HIS-LSF too late for your learning agreements. You have four options: 
    • Consult the courses that were on offer the previous year but stick to the summer or winter term as appropriate.
    • Try the individual chairs' homepages.
    • Wait with the choice of courses until you come to Leipzig. Very often, foreign students tend to change courses anyway.
    • You are very welcome to contact your student buddy at our faculty in Leipzig, Grimmaische Str. 12, I 105 (consultation hours every Wedesday 13:00 - 15:00) and at auslandsstudium@wifa.uni-leipzig.de. You tell him the subjects you are interested in, whether you are a bachelor or a master student, the winter and/or summer term you will come to Leipzig. He will then suggest a concrete study plan for you. (This does not mean that you  m u s t  stick to those courses once you are in Leipzig.) 
    • For having the learning agreement signed, you also turn to Mr. Tom Bugdalle, either personally (once you are in Leipzig) or at auslandsstudium@wifa.uni-leipzig.de
  • A list of courses given in English is provided below. Please note that practically all courses in business administration (BWL) are given in German.
  • In sustainable development, you can choose
    • the English courses given below or
    • the German courses "Infrastrukturplanen und betreiben" (summer term) or "Umweltmanagement" (winter term).
  • Foreign students register for courses directly with the lecturer providing the full name, email address, and their matriculation number. Please also send a list of courses chosen to Mr. Tom Bugdalle (auslandsstudium@wifa.uni-leipzig.de) . If you decide to unsuscribe from a course send an email to Mr. Bugdalle as well as your professor. Deadline for course enrollment is, for the Wintersemester (winter term), during the last two weeks in November, for the Sommersemester (summer term) during the first two weeks in June. You can choose moduls summing up to 30 credits. Should you want to withdraw your course registration for a module, please tell the Mr. Bugdalle four weeks before the end of the semester. For details klick here (German only).
  • The commented catalog of German language courses "Deutsch für das Studium" is available from Frau Noack.
  • Exchange students may write Erasmus Papers (see below).

Earning certificates and ECTS

  • You will meet welcoming professors and assistants in Leipzig.
  • However, we expect that you take your studies serious. Do attend classes, do the exercises, read the textbooks, ask questions, .... 
  • Erasmus students sit the same exams as German students.
  • Credits for bachelor or master courses are typically earned by written examinations that take place after the lecture period (allow for two or three weeks). 
  • Credits can also be earned by writing an Erasmus-Paper if a professor can be found who is willing to propose a topic for such a paper (see below).
  • Information concerning language courses and tandem partners offered by 'Sprachenzentrum der Universität Leipzig' can be found here and here.
  • ECTS credits can be earned for grades of 4,0 (satisfactory) or better. Erasmus students are not immune to failing.
  • Since repeats are mostly organized in a later semester, resitting examinations is practically impossible for Erasmus students. 
  • As a general rule, attendence certificates will not be issued. However, if the lecturer is prepared to take note of your attendence and informs us about it, we can include this course in the transcript of records. However, we do not award ECTS credits for attendence, only.
  • Transcript of records: see "Doing exchange step by step" --> "Before departure"

Erasmus Paper

  • Erasmus Students are welcome to write one or several 'Erasmus papers' in German or English. Normally, successful Erasmus papers are awarded 5 ECTS credits.
  • Some chairs offer Erasmus papers, others do not.
  • Typically, Erasmus papers are 10 to 15 pages long.
  • Interested students are asked to
    • contact a professor or assistants (be prepared to cope with the occasional "no, sorry"),
    • write a paper according to the respective regulations, and
    • present, discuss or defend it.
  • The minimal requirements includePaper is 10 to 15 pages long:
    • no plagiarism (cheaters are expelled)
    • no copy and paste
    • structured paper (introduction etc.)
    • literature from scientific journals and books
    • standard way to cite the literature
    • no help from third parties
    More precisely, the reader of your paper should be provided with a basic knowledge about your topic. This involves not only the presentation of statistics or historical events, but also the discussion of important effects, explanation of significant interralations or (if applicable) the theoretical background. We strongly recommend to discuss your structure and contents with one of the assistants before handing in your paper (appointment arrangements via E-Mail).
  • The grade and credits are awarded for the paper and the oral presentation.

Courses at the Faculty of Economics and Management that are given in English

Winter term 2019/2020

Name (& link to coursepage)
TeacherTypeECTS
Advanced MicroeconomicsProf. Dr. Harald Wiesemaster10
Economics of Natural Resource Use and ConservationProf. Dr. Martin Quaasmaster10
Growth & Development: EmpiricsJun.-Prof. Dr. Gregor von Schweinitzmaster10
Advanced EconometricsProf. Dr. Bernd Süßmuthmaster5
Applied EconometricsProf. Dr. Bernd Süßmuthbachelor5
Growth and Development: TheoryProf. Dr. Thomas Stegermaster10
Game Theory in Economics (Erasmus students only)Alexander Singer, M.Sc.bachelor 5
Contemporary Theory of Financial Intermediation (Erasmus students only)
Jan Bruch, M.Sc.bachelor5
Introduction in EconomicsDr. Alexander Finkbachelor5
Financial RegulationProf. Dr. Gregor Weißmaster10
Introduction to BankingProf. Dr. Gregor Weißbachelor5
Strategies, Pricing, and Capacity Management for Services (course language: German. Material and exam in English on demand)Prof. Dr. Dubravko Radićmaster10
Modelling in Resource ManagementDr. Martin Drechslermaster10
Sustainable Assessment of the EnergiewendeMaren Rathmaster5

Foundations of Economics and Development (only restricted opening for Erasmus students, provide one-page letter of motivation adressed to auslandsstudium(at)wifa.uni-leipzig.de)

Prof. Dr. Utz Dornbergermaster10

Entrepreneurship Management (only restricted opening for Erasmus students, provide one-page letter of motivation adressed to auslandsstudium(at)wifa.uni-leipzig.de)

Prof. Dr. Utz Dornbergermaster10

Summer term 2019

Name (& link to coursepage)
Teacher
Type
ECTS
Advanced MacroeconomicsProf. Dr. Thomas Stegermaster course10
Module: Land ManagementPD Dr. Burghard Meyer master course10
Module: Water Resources ManagementProf. Dr.-Ing. Robert Holländermaster course10
Module: Energy Engineering and ManagementProf Dr. Thomas Brucknermaster course 10
Module: Sustainable Energy EconomicsProf Dr. Thomas Brucknermaster course10
Environmental and Biodiversity EconomicsProf. Dr. Martin Quaasmaster course10
SQ 37 Financial Markets and Financial CrisisDr. Alexander Finkbachelor course5
Introduction to Urban Development (ERASMUS only)Marcus Hübscher, M.Sc.bachelor course6
International Economic Policy (ERASMUS only)Johanna Freistühlerbachelor course5
Financial Risk ManagementProf. Dr. Gregor Weißbachelor course5
Computational FinanceProf. Dr. Gregor Weißmaster course10
Microeconomic analyses of Old Indian textsProf. Dr. Harald Wiesebachelor course5

Winter term 2018/2019

Name (& link to coursepage)
TeacherTypeECTS
Module: Advanced MicroeconomicsProf. Dr. Harald Wiesemaster course10
Advanced EconometricsProf. Dr. Bernd Süßmuthmaster course5
Advanced Business CyclesJun.-Prof. Dr. Gregor von Schweinitzmaster course10
System Science and Sustainabilitymaster course5
Modelling in Resource Managementmaster course10
Sustainable Assessment of the Energiewendemaster course5
Quantitative Dynamic Macroeconomics Prof. Dr. Thomas Stegermaster course10
Module: Growth and DevelopmentProf. Dr. Sjak Smuldersmaster course
Game Theory in Economics (Erasmus students only)Alexander Singer, Johanna Freistühlerbachelor course5
Introduction in EconomicsDr. Alexander Finkbachelor course5
Foundations of Economics and Development (only one opening for Erasmus students, provide one-page letter of motivation adressed to auslandsstudium(at)wifa.uni-leipzig.de)

Prof. Dr. Amar Iqbal Anwar/

Prof. Dr. Robert Kappel

master course10
Entrepreneurship Management (only one opening for Erasmus students, provide one-page letter of motivation adressed to auslandsstudium(at)wifa.uni-leipzig.de) Prof. Dr. Utz Dornbergermaster course10
Strategies for the Development of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (only one opening for Erasmus students, provide one-page letter of motivation adressed to auslandsstudium(at)wifa.uni-leipzig.de)

Prof. Dr. Amar Iqbal Anwar/

Prof. Dr. Noor Un Nabi

master course10
Strategies, Pricing, and Capacity Management for Services (course language: German. Material and exam in English on demand)Prof. Dr. Dubravko Radićmaster course10
Applied EconometricsProf. Dr. Bernd Süßmuthbachelor course5
Local Economic Development (only one opening for Erasmus students, provide one-page letter of motivation adressed to auslandsstudium(at)wifa.uni-leipzig.de) Prof. Dr. Utz Dornbergerbachelor course10

Summer term 2018

Name (& link to coursepage)
Teacher
Type
ECTS
Advanced MacroeconomicsProf. Dr. Thomas Stegermaster course10
Module: Water, Waste Water and WasteProf. Dr.-Ing. Robert Holländermaster course10
Module: Land ManagementPD Dr. Burghard Meyer master course10
Module: Water Resources ManagementProf. Dr.-Ing. Robert Holländermaster course10
Module: Energy Engineering and ManagementProf Dr. Thomas Brucknermaster course 10
Module: Sustainable Energy EconomicsProf Dr. Thomas Brucknermaster course10
SQ 37 Financial Markets and Financial CrisisDr. Alexander Finkbachelor course5
Financial Risk ManagementProf. Dr. Gregor Weißbachelor course5
Computational FinanceProf. Dr. Gregor Weißmaster course10
Service Organizations and Customer Orientation (course language: German. Material and exam in English on demand)Prof. Dr. Dubravko Radićmaster course10
Service Innovation (course language: German. Material and exam in English on demand)Prof. Dr. Dubravko Radićbachelor course5

Winter term 2017/2018

Name (& link to coursepage)
TeacherTypeECTS
Module: Advanced MicroeconomicsProf. Dr. Harald Wiesemaster course10
Advanced EconometricsProf. Dr. Bernd Süßmuthmaster course5
Module: Development of Financial Markets and Institutions (limited number of students only)
Dr. Andreas Hoffmannmaster course10
Material Flow ManagementProf. Dr.-Ing. Daniela Thränmaster course5
Introduction in EconomicsDr. Alexander Finkbachelor course5
Introduction to BankingProf. Dr. Gregor Weißbacherlor course5
Financial RegulationProf. Dr. Gregor Weißmaster course10
Ausgewählte Probleme der Ökonometrie (Applied Econometrics)Prof. Dr. Bernd Süßmuthbachelor course5
Strategies, Pricing, and Capacity Management for Services (course language: German. Material and exam in English on demand)Prof. Dr. Dubravko Radićmaster course10
Project Management and Communication SkillsProf. Dr. Burkhard Pahlmaster course5
Advanced Business CyclesJun.-Prof. Dr. Gregor von Schweinitzmaster course10

Summer term 2017 (as currently planned)

Name (& link to coursepage)
Teacher
Type
ECTS
International EconomicsDr. Andreas Hoffmannbachelor course5
Advanced MacroeconomicsProf. Dr. Thomas Stegermaster course10
Module: Water, Waste Water and WasteProf. Dr.-Ing. Robert Holländermaster course10
Module: Land ManagementProf. Dr. Ulrike Weiland
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jens-Uwe Fischer
master course10
Module: Water Resources ManagementProf. Dr.-Ing. Robert Holländermaster course10
SQ 37 Financial Markets and Financial CrisisDr. Alexander Finkbachelor course5
Module: Energy Engineering and ManagementProf Dr. Thomas Brucknermaster course 10
Module: Sustainable Energy EconomicsProf Dr. Thomas Brucknermaster course10
Financial Risk ManagementProf. Dr. Gregor Weißbachelor course5
Computational FinanceProf. Dr. Gregor Weißmaster course10
Investments II (course language: German. Material and exam in English on demand)Prof. Dr. Frank Schuhmachermaster course5
Derivatives II (course language: German. Material and exam in English on demand)Prof. Dr. Frank Schuhmacherbachelor course5
Service Organizations and Customer Orientation (course language: German. Material and exam in English on demand)Prof. Dr. Dubravko Radićmaster course10
Service Innovation (course language: German. Material and exam in English on demand)Prof. Dr. Dubravko Radićbachelor course5

Winter term 2016/2017

Name (& link to coursepage)
TeacherTypeECTS
Module: Advanced MicroeconomicsProf. Dr. Harald Wiesemaster course10
Advanced EconometricsProf. Dr. Bernd Süßmuthmaster course5
Module: Development of Financial Markets and Institutions (limited number of students only)
Dr. Andreas Hoffmannmaster course10
Material Flow ManagementProf. Dr.-Ing. Daniela Thränmaster course5
Introduction in EconomicsDr. Alexander Finkbachelor course5
Investments I (course language: German. Material and exam in English possible)Prof. Dr. Frank Schuhmachermaster course5
Derivatives I (course language: German. Material and exam in English on demand)Prof. Dr. Frank Schuhmacherbachelor course5
Corporate Finance (course language: German. Material and exam in English on demand)Prof. Dr. Frank Schuhmacherbachelor course5
Marketing und Services (course language: German. Tutorial, material in English. Exam in English on demand)Prof. Dr. Helge LöblerProf. Dr. Dubravko Radićbachelor course10

Summer term 2016

Name (& link to coursepage)
Teacher
Type
ECTS
International Economics (Start: May 17, 2016)Dr. Andreas Hoffmannbachelor course5
Low Interest Rate-Policies (limited number of students only)Dr. Andreas Hoffmannmaster course5
Microeconomic Analyses of Old Indian TextsProf Dr. Harald Wiesebachelor course5
Advanced MacroeconomicsProf. Dr. Thomas Stegermaster course10
Module: Land ManagementProf. Dr. Ulrike Weiland
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jens-Uwe Fischer
master course10
Module: Water Resources ManagementProf. Dr.-Ing. Robert Holländermaster course10
SQ 37 Financial Markets and Financial CrisisDr. Alexander Finkbachelor course5
Module: Energy Engineering and ManagementProf Dr. Thomas Brucknermaster course 10
Module: Sustainable Energy EconomicsProf Dr. Thomas Brucknermaster course10
Energiepolitik im internationalen Vergleich (in English)
Dr. Ariel Hernandezmaster course5

Winter term 2015/2016 (as currently planned)

Name (& link to coursepage)
TeacherTypeECTS
Module: Advanced MicroeconomicsProf. Dr. Harald Wiesemaster course10

Module: Growth and Development
Prof. Dr. Thomas Steger
Dr. Andreas Schäfer
master course 10
Module: Development of Financial Markets and InstitutionsDr. Andreas Hoffmannmaster course10
Module: Advanced Econometrics and Statistics
Prof. Dr. Bernd Süßmuth
Prof. Dr. Roland Schuhr

master course10
Negotiations and Conflict Management- Expericiencing Decision MakingDr. Ariel Hernandezmaster course5
Material Flow ManagementProf. Dr.-Ing. Daniela Thränmaster course5
Biodiversity and Ecosystem GovernancePD Dr. Irene Ringmaster course5
Module: Project Management and Communication SkillsProf. Dr. Burkard Pahlmaster course5

Summer term 2015

Name (& link to coursepage)
Teacher
Type
ECTS
European IntegrationDr. Andreas Hoffmannbachelor course5

Module: International Economic Policy

Dr. Andreas Hoffmannmaster course10
Microeconomic Analyses of Old Indian TextsProf Dr. Harald Wiesebachelor course5
Advanced MacroeconomicsProf. Dr. Thomas Stegermaster course10
Quantitative Economic HistoryProf. Dr. Bernd Süßmuthmaster course5
Module: Water, Waste Water and WasteProf. Dr.-Ing. Robert Holländermaster course10
Module: Land ManagementProf. Dr. Ulrike Weiland
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jens-Uwe Fischer
master course10
Module: Water Resources ManagementProf. Dr.-Ing. Robert Holländermaster course10
SQ 37 Financial Markets and Financial CrisisDr. Alexander Finkbachelor course5
Module: Air Pollution Abatement and Safety ManagementProf. Dr.-Ing. Robert Holländermaster course10
Module: Energy Engineering and ManagementProf Dr. Thomas Brucknermaster course 10
Module: Sustainable Energy EconomicsProf Dr. Thomas Brucknermaster course10
Module: Economic Development Dr. Andreas Schäfermaster course10
Leipzig Research Seminar on Energy Management and SustainabilityProf. Dr. Thomas Bruckner, Dr. Ariel Hernandezmaster course5

Winter term 2014/2015

Name (& link to coursepage)
TeacherTypeECTS

Module: Advanced Microeconomics

Prof. Dr. Harald Wiesemaster course10
Module: Growth and Development
Prof. Dr. Thomas Steger
Dr. Andreas Schäfer
master course 10
Module: Development of Financial Markets and InstitutionsDr. Andreas Hoffmannmaster course10
Module: Advanced Econometrics and Statistics
Prof. Dr. Bernd Süßmuth
Prof. Dr. Roland Schuhr

master course10
International FinanceProf. Dr. Gunther Schnablmaster course5
International TradeProf. Dr. Gunther Schnablmaster course5

Negotiations and Conflict Management- Expericiencing Decision Making

(limited number of students)

Dr. Ariel Hernandez

master course5
Material Flow ManagementProf. Dr.-Ing. Daniela Thränmaster course5
Biodiversity and Ecosystem GovernancePD Dr. Irene Ringmaster course5
Module: Project Management and Communication Skills

Prof. Dr. Burkhard Pahl

master course5

Summer term 2014

Name (& link to coursepage)
Teacher
Type
ECTS
International EconomicsDr. Andreas Hoffmannbachelor course5
Microeconomic Analyses of Old Indian TextsProf Dr. Harald Wiesebachelor course5
Advanced MacroeconomicsProf. Dr. Thomas Stegermaster course10
Quantitative Economic HistoryProf. Dr. Bernd Süßmuthmaster course5
Modul: Water, Waste Water and WasteProf. Dr.-Ing. Robert Holländermaster course10
Modul: Land ManagementProf. Dr. Ulrike Weiland
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jens-Uwe Fischer
master course10
Modul: Water Resources ManagementProf. Dr.-Ing. Robert Holländermaster course10
SQ 37 Introduction to Financial MarketsDr. Alexander Fink
Dr. Anke Kleefisch
bachelor/ master course
Modul: Air Pollution Abatement and Safety ManagementProf. Dr.-Ing. Robert Holländermaster course10
Modul: Energy Engineering and ManagementProf Dr. Thomas Brucknermaster course 10
Modul: Sustainable Energy EconomicsProf Dr. Thomas Brucknermaster course10
Modul: Economic Development Dr. Andreas Schäfermaster course10

letzte Änderung: 05.11.2019