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This entry is from Winter semester 2021/22 and might be obsolete. You can find a current equivalent here.

Competition and Regulation
(dt. Wettbewerb und Regulierung)

Level, degree of commitment Specialization module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture, recitation class,
180 hours (Variante A attendance: 56 hours, preparation and follow-up: 56 hours, exam preparation: 68 hours Variante B attendance: 56 hours, preparation and follow-up: 48 hours, Studienleistung: 16 hours, exam preparation: 60 hours)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s): Variant A none Variant B 5-8 Worksheets (1-3 pages)
Examination type: Variant A: Written examination or term paper or presentation Variant B: Written examination
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Economics.
One semester,
each summer semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kerber


The module includes an in-depth examination of the fundamentals of competition theory and competition policy. Industrial economic models as well as different types of restraints of competition (cartels, mergers, abusive behavior of dominant companies) and their combating by competition law will be dealt with.

Qualification Goals

Upon completion of the module, students will be able to,

(1) explain basic models of industrial economics,

(2) analyze market structures and behaviors of firms for restrictive effects on competition, and

(3) explain the ways in which competition law can address such competitive restraints.




Module imported from B.Sc. Economics.

When studying B.Sc. Business Mathematics, this module can be attended in the study area Specialization Modules.

The module is assigned to the focus area Economics. Further information on eligibility can be found in the description of the study area.

Recommended Reading

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Please note:

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