Academic writing for economists

Nov 07, 2019

Note: The course is only available in German, since it is only relevant for the German bachelor`s degree program.

Academic writing is one of the hardest aspects during your studies. There are a lot differences of the way you write in your everyday life and how you write in e.g. seminar papers. Therefore the most important thing is to train your skills constantly.

This course is offered in cooperation with the institute of economics and aims for students writing their seminar paper. It will give you some information on how to start writing your paper and also how to behave during the writing process.

This course can be taken into account for the field of common studies (bachelor`s degree program "Volkswirtschaftslehre" and "Sozio-Ökonomik") including 3 ECTS (not graded).

Some of the topics are:

  • Writing as a process
  • the central theme
  • How to deal with problems and challenges


Maximum applicants: 30 people

You can find an outline of dates here.

Registration is done via theOLAT (Wissenschaftliches Schreiben für Volkswirt_innen).