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Credit-point Courses - Spanish for Economists

There are a total of four separate Economic Spanish courses (A-B-C-D) within the scope of the Economic Spanish credit-point courses.  Only one course (A or B or C or D) is offered on a rotating basis each semester.

  1. Bachelor students in their study year of consolidation and specialization (s. PO §8).
  2. Online registration for the chosen course during the stipulated registration time (30.09.2019 until 11.10.2019).  Registration is on a ‘first come first served’ basis. After the online registration for Spanish for Economists Credit-Point Courses has ended, a later e-mail registration is only possible for students of our Faculty who have in the past already successfully completed one of our Spanish for Economists Credit-Point Courses, and, of course, if there are any vacant places available on these courses.
  3. A pass in the Bachelor Qualifying Test to be held on 14 October 2019 from 14:00-16:00, or a pass grade in the final examinations of a previous Bachelor Credit-Point Course in Spanish for Economists.

TARGET LEVEL OF COMPETENCE

The target of this course corresponds to level C1.1 according to the Common European Reference Framework on Languages (CEFR).


BACHELOR-QUALIFYING TEST

Date: Tuesday, 15.10.2019 from 16:00 – 18:00.
Registration deadline: Monday, 14.10.2019 at 12 noon.

All QT candidates will be notified via e-mail of the result of their Qualifying Test. All credit-point courses start in the second week of the semester.

You will find a model Bachelor Qualifying Test here.


TOPICS

    Savings and investment. The Spanish bank and finance
    Banks and their economic and political function
    Central banks. The European Central Bank
    Latin American banks and finance
    The World Bank and international credit institutions
    Currency
    The financial system, the stock market, bonds
    International money transfer
    Microfinance

     

    TRAINER Giselle Zenga-Hirsch

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    TOPICS

      The company, characteristics

      Job hunting: applications and interviews

      Job contracts

      Trade unions and companies

      Economic migration

      TRAINER Giselle Zenga-Hirsch

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      TOPICS

        Development of a marketing plan
        Social, political and economic environment of a company
        Target audience
        SWOT-analysis
        Advertising: cultural and intercultural analysis

         

        TRAINER Giselle Zenga-Hirsch

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        TOPICS

          Introduction to the socio-economic and cultural aspects of Spanish-speaking countries
          Introduction to intercultural competence through the analysis of cultural differences
          Development of intercultural competence through the analysis of cultural differences
          Development of specialist linguistic competence in economic policy
          Development of specialist vocabulary in economic policy

          TRAINER Giselle Zenga-Hirsch

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          The exam consists of a written part and an oral part. The written exam takes 120 minutes (80% of the final mark) and takes place at the end of the course. In order to be eligible to take the exam, the previous written registration at the start of the semester to the Examination’s Office is required.

          The oral examination is 20% of the total mark. The oral exam consists of a presentation with a pre-arranged topic. The oral exam takes place in the last week of the semester.

          Credit points: All participants receive 5 credit points upon the successful completion of the Economic Spanish Credit-point Courses: Spanish for Economists.

          For each passed exam, an internal C1.1 certificate is awarded. The certificate indicates the exam result and the individual marks for each exam. The certificate can be picked up at SSIX approximately 3 weeks after the written exam.

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