Welcome to the Department of Economics


Department of Economics 

 Wilhelm-Selig-Platz 1. Foto: © S. Wende


The Department of Economics at Kiel University enjoys an international reputation for the high quality of its faculty and students. The Department collaborates closely with the Kiel Institute for the World Economy in both research and teaching, jointly conducting research projects, holding research seminars and instructing students in its Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. programs. Its faculty has published widely in leading international journals and has made important contributions to economic policy debates. The research strengths of the Department include, among other things, international economics, environmental and resource economics, quantitative finance, and experimental economics. It houses a state-of-the-art experimental economics laboratory. The Economics Department attracts faculty and students from around the world. For the graduate program and selected undergraduate courses, the language of instruction is English. Other classes at the Bachelor level are taught in German.


DFG project on effects of COVID-19 pandemic

March 31, 2021

Robert Hassink (Institute of Geography at Kiel University) and Annekatrin Niebuhr (Department of Economics at Kiel University) receive a grant by the German Research Foundation (DFG) for a 3-year project on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on regional resilience and disparities in China and Germany.

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  Visitors Address:
Department of Economics
Wilhelm-Seelig-Platz 1
24118 Kiel

Postal Address:
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre
Olshausenstr. 40
24098 Kiel