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This entry is from Winter semester 2018/19 and might be obsolete. No current equivalent could be found.

Introduction to Economics
(dt. Einführung in die Volkswirtschaftslehre)

Level, degree of commitment Basic module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Variante A: lecture and recitation class Variante B: lecture and private study Variante C: private study and recitation class,
180 hours (Variante A: Kontakth: 56 h, preparation and follow-up: 56 h, exam preparation: 68 h Variante B: K: 28 h, V&N: 84 h, P: 68 h Variante C: K: 28 h, V&N: 84 h, P: 68 h)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Variant A: Written examination Variant B: Term paper or written examination Variant C: Term paper or portfolio
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Economics.
One semester,
each semester
Person in charge of the module's outline N.N.


This module contains an initial introduction to basic concepts in economics. Here, the focus is on microeconomics (e.g. demand, supply, markets).

Qualification Goals

Upon successful completion of this module, students will be familiar enough with basic microeconomic concepts and categories that more advanced courses can productively build upon this knowledge.




Module imported from B.Sc. Economics.

When studying B.Sc. Computer Science, this module can be attended in the study area Minor subject Economics.

Recommended Reading

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