News

Extra Master Seminar in Environmental Economics: Forest Economics

Jan 28, 2019

Dr. Sampo Pihlainen from Helsinki University is replacing Prof. Quass in the summer term 2019.

 

Besides the course Resource Economics he is also teaching a "Seminar in Environmental Economics: Forest Economics" for which you can register at the OLAT ("Seminar Registration MA_VWL (SS19)) until the 31.01.

Further information according to the seminar can be find here.

 

He also offers a course "Advanced Topics in Eviromental and Resource Economics: Forest Economics", which still needs to be scheduled (probably Wednesday 14.00 - 16.00 (lecture) and 16.00 - 18.00 (tutorial)).

 

Seminar registration

Nov 21, 2018

The seminar registration for bachelor and master economics students is possible until the 31.12.18. You can find more information regarding the bachelor seminars  here, and regarding the master seminars  here.

No Advanced International Trade I course in the SS19

Nov 02, 2018

Because of a sabbatical term there will be no Advanced International Trade I course in the summer term 2019.

 

Material from the seminar preparation class

Oct 24, 2018

The materials from the seminar preparation class can be found here: slides here  and example here.

Seminar preparation course economics

Oct 17, 2018

Dear students,


Since the seminar registration for the winter term 18/19 is over, the participants were deleted from the according Olat course. The consequence of that was that no registration for the seminar preparation class was possible any more.


If you like to participate at the seminar preparation class at the 22.10.18, 16:00-19:00, you have to sign in the Olat course Seminar Registration MA-VWL (summer term 19) and register there for the preparation class.


The preparation class will take place at the ZBW – Leibniz Informationszentrum Wirtschaft; Düsternbrooker Weg 120. Remember that each economics student has to participate at such a class once to be able to participate in an economics seminar.


If you have further questions write an E-Mail to: hiwistudienkoordination@economics.uni-kiel.de

 

Welcome and orientation sliedes for the master programms (Economics, Quantitative Economics, Quantitative Finance, Environmental and Resource Economics) on the 15.10

Oct 17, 2018

here

Website Optimization

Aug 06, 2018

Dear Master-Students,

the study coordination office is interested in your user experience with the faculty website in order to improve it. Please give us your opinion and ideas through the following survey:

https://www.surveys.uni-kiel.de/websiteoptimization

Thank you!

Seminar registration

Jun 21, 2018

Dear Students,

The first round of the seminar assignment is over now. Those of you, who received an automatic Olat E- Mail and confirmed it, are registered in the seminar of the Olat group.

If you got no seminar, the reason might be that you only stated one preference or did some other mistake in the Olat preference test.

Those who got no seminar or would like to take a second one can participate in the “First-come first serve” distribution, which starts at the 10 July 6 o’clock and ends at the 15 July. During this time you can register for the remaining seminars.

Academic writing in the Economics Department

May 29, 2018

Perle and the economics department are offering a voluntary class to improve your academic writing. It gives especially students new to the German university system a chance to learn about the professor’s expectations and to practice some easy writing before they have to prepare term papers in their classes.

It takes places from the Wednesday, September 20th,to Wednesday, September 27th9am to 1pm in WSP1 – R.401.

For further information please consider the following poster.

Seminar Registration for summer term 19

Oct 25, 2018

Dear students,

the registration for the seminars in summer term 19 is available at Olat (Seminar Registration MA-VWL (summer term 19)), please state your preferences until 31.12.18.

Certificates for the seminar preparation class (Institute of Economics)

Dec 11, 2017

From now on there will be no printed certicificates for the seminar preparation classes anymore. The query for the participation will be conducted online by the respective chairs.

Thus the collection of the certificate is not necessary anymore!

Introductory Class Statistics and Econometrics

Sep 07, 2017

Students in their Master Programs in Economics are welcome to deepen their knowledge in Statistics and Econometrics in an Introductory class offered by the Institute of Statistics and Econometrics at the beginning of fall term. Further information are given in Univis or here.

Extended Seminar Section in the Master programme Quantitative Economics

Sep 07, 2017

The seminar section of our Master Program in Quantitative Economics will be enlarged with the two additional modules “Seminar in Statistics” or “Seminar in Econometrics” starting winterterm 2017/18. Both modules are still elective modules in the Optional Section in Statistics and Econometrics.

Instructions - "First-come First-serve" Procedure

Jul 06, 2017

From 10th July (6:00 pm) until 15th July (6:00 pm) the remaining seminar places of the Institute of Economics and the Institute of Statistics and Econometrics will be allocated by first-come first-serve principle.

Please consider the following instructions.

Further information are available in the OLAT-group: "Seminar Registration MA-VWL".

 

Instructions - Registration for Seminars

May 29, 2017

Please consider the following instructions regarding the registration for the seminars of the Institute of Economics and the Institute of Statistics and Econometrics.

You can register via the OLAT-group: "Seminar Registration MA-VWL"  until 15.06.2017.

Enlargement of the seminar section in our Master program in Quantitative Finance

Apr 10, 2017

With immediate effect students in the M.Sc. QF are allowed to choose the seminar modules of the module group in Applied Empirical Methods in the seminar section. For further information, please read the current degree-specific examination regulations.

Compulsory attendance in seminars in economics programs:

Feb 20, 2017

Please note that compulsory attendance in seminars of all economics study programs is still required. Further information is available in your degree specific examination regulations.

Certificate Program: Fit 4 your future career in Germany!

Feb 06, 2017

Dear students,

in the winter term 2017/18 the International Center of Kiel University starts a new certificate program called Fit 4 your future career in Germany! The aim of this program is to support international students in English master programs in their preparation for the German job market. Therefore, the program contains both language courses in German and seminars that systematically prepare you for the German job market such as job application and soft skill trainings. The program is free of charge and the application is possible until 15th of August 2017.

For further information on the program and the application requirements please visit the following website: https://www.international.uni-kiel.de/en/advising-activities-services/fit-4-your-future-career

Kind regards
Johanna Schmidt

OMB+ Preliminary online course: Mathematics

Dec 08, 2016

Kiel University offers an online tutorial in mathematics directed to students in their first semester or earlier who are interested in refreshing their school knowledge in mathematics. You have the chance to work self-dependend with online assistance alongside. The course is offered in German language.

Further Information can be found here.

Seminar „Risk and Uncertainty“

Oct 24, 2016

In Winterterm 16/17 the seminar „Risk and Uncertainty” is elective not only in the module group of Public Economics but also in the module group of Financial Economics. Please consider when registering for your exam.

Preliminary Courses on Mathematics, Statistics and Econometrics

Oct 12, 2016

 

The master programmes 'Economics', 'Quantitative Economics', 'Quantitative Finance' and 'Environmental and Resource Economics ' require incoming students to be familiar with the mathematical, statistical  and econometrical subjects treated in the bachelor program. Two preliminary courses will be offered before the official beginning of the winter semester 2016/2017 to revitalize the associated  notations and techniques.

These courses are not mandatory but strongly recommended to students with a weaker confidence in their quantitative skills.

 

                       Time: daily from 18.10.2016 to 24.10.2016

                       Mathematics course: 8:30 – 12:00,    Room: HRS4, R.8[EL]

                       Statistics and Econometrics  course: 14:00 – 17:30,  Room:TBA

                   

Registration is not required.

Syllabus and slides are available in OLAT.

Information on compulsory attendance time

Sep 20, 2016

Interested students in the B.Sc. and M.Sc. programs of the Institute of Economics find an Invitation to a information meeting on the topic above here.

 

Automatic Change of Degree-Specific examination regulations in B.Sc. and M.Sc. Programs in Business Administration, Economics and Economics and Business Studies ("Profil Handelslehrer")

Sep 14, 2016

Dear Students,

we refer again to the upcoming automatic change of the degree-specific examination regulations that will be executed for students in the

Master programs in summer term 2017.

You find detailed information and deadlines on our webpage in the column Permanent Bulletins as well in the correspondent degree-specific regulations 2014.

 

The automatic change for students in the

Bachelor programs will be executed in winter term 2017/18.

You also find detailed information on deadlines on our webpage in the column Permanent Bulletins as well as in the correspondent degree-specific regulations 2014.

Remarks on Optional Sections in Economics

Jun 22, 2016

Reminder:

Master Economics, Quantitative Economics, Quantitative Finance

Exams in Advanced Topics and Seminars with the same examination number can only be passed once, regardless of subtitles. This basically means that online registration in QIS for a second seminar or lecture in Advanced topics in the same module group will be rejected if you have already passed one seminar/Advanced topics in this module group successfully.

Currently only the module group for Environmental and Resource Economics offers more than one seminar for examination.


Please consider your degree-specific examination regulations.

Information regarding change of degree-specific examination regulations (Institute of Economics)

May 31, 2016

You can find the updated information regarding the change of degree-specific examination regulations for the economic study programmes here.

Automatic change of degree-specific examination regulations Institute of Economics

May 10, 2016

Reminder:

Students in the B.Sc. Program of Economics will automatically change their degree-specific examination regulations in Winterterm 17/18 if the last exam has not successfully been passed before December 10th, 2017. For Bachelor theses the date of delivery applies, for written or oral exams the official date of the exam applies.

Please use the first exam period for your last exams. Your BA Thesis has to be officially registered for latest on 10th of October 2017.

Students in our Masterprograms will automatically change their degree- specific examination Regulations in summer term 17 if the last exam has not successfully been passed before March 31st, 2017. For Master Theses the date of delivery applies. For written or oral exams the official date of the exam applies.

Please use the first exam period for your last exams. Your MA Thesis has to be officially registered for latest on 30th of September 2016.

Further Information are available in the degree-specific examination regulations §16 (B.Sc.) and §17 (M.Sc.).

Information notice for Master students in Economics - election of seminars

Feb 18, 2016

This notice is to clarify the information on seminar election given in Appendix 4 of the Fachprüfungsordnung M.Sc. Economics 2014: When choosing a seminar, please be aware of the examination number. It is not possible to elect seminars with the same examination number twice. This basically means that you can only choose one seminar per module group - regardless of its subtitle (exception: in the module group "Environmental an Ressource Economics", seminars with different examination numbers are offered).

 

OMB+ Mathe Online Vorkurs

Feb 08, 2016

Kiel University offers an online tutorial in mathematics directed to students in their first semester or earlier who are interested in refreshing their school knowledge in mathematics. You have the chance to work self-dependend with online assistance alongside. The course is offered in German language. Further Information can be found here.

Change from the old (FPO 2007) to the new system (FPO 2014)

Jan 28, 2016

During the period from February 1st until March 31st, 2016 you can change from the the old study system (FPO) 2007 to the new study system (FPO 2014). Please read carefully the information about regulations and consequences  of a change on the following pages:

Information for M. Sc. Economics

Information for M.Sc. Quantitative Economics

Information for M.Sc. Quantitative Finance

To apply for a change to the new system, please use  the application form, activated from 2. February until 31. March 2016

 

Supervision of Master Theses.pdf

Sep 14, 2018

In the (rare) case, in which a finding for a supervisor for the Master Theses appears difficult for a student, the faculty provides an online support tool (LINK) to facilitate finding an appropriate supervisor for students of the Master Programs.