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Seminar on Institutional Economics c
(dt. Seminar Institutionenökonomie c)

Level, degree of commitment Specialization module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lehr- and Lernform: - term paper of a project (seminararbeit) - presentation of interim and final results - private study - discussion of theoretical and practical content in small groups, teams, and free class discussions,
180 hours (attendance: 28 hours, Begleitende Lektüre: 32 hours, preparation and follow-up: 120 hours Variante A Studienleistung: 16 hours, Referat and Hausarbeit: 104 hours Variante B Referat and Hausarbeit: 120 hours Variante C Studienleistung: 30 hours, Klausurvorbereitung: 30 hours, Hausarbeit: 60 hours)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s): Variant A Co-presentation (5-10 min) or test (30-60 min) Variant B None Variant C Presentation (10-30 min) Compulsory attendance
Examination type: Variant A: Presentation (2 CP) and term paper (4 CP) Variant B: Presentation (2 CP) and term paper (4 CP) Variant B: Written examination (2 CP) and term paper (4 CP)
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


This module involves in-depth analysis (including writing term papers) with specific research questions. These may relate to institutional economic theories themselves, but in particular to any problem area in economics or microeconomics in which institutional economic approaches can be used.

Qualification Goals

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

(1) develop a research question in a delimited topic area,

(2) to work on it independently in a term paper in terms of institutional economics, and

(3) present the results orally and in writing and discuss them with others.




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.

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