Goethe University has achieved outstanding results in the renowned ShanghaiRanking (Global Ranking of Academic Subjects). The Faculty of Economics and Business is particularly pleased of the outcome in the following subjects: Finance (3rd place among German universities), Business Administration, and Economics (both 7th place among German universities). Professor Maik Schmeling (Chair of...[more]

Dear students, We would like to inform you about the current status of the curriculum planning in the Faculty of Economics and Business for the winter semester 2021/22. We intend to go back to the lecture hall. This means that the current plans are to take this goal into account and to offer face-to-face teaching in the courses (with very few exceptions) in the winter semester...[more]

Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Professor of Macroeconomics and Development at Goethe University, was appointed Program Director of the “Macroeconomics and Growth” Program Area at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London in July of this year. CEPR is the leading research network for economics in Europe. CEPR's research is carried out under the auspices of ten Program Areas. Nicola...[more]

Following a first date for vaccinations on Bockenheim Campus, Goethe University is now making further appointments available in cooperation with the Workers’ Samaritan Federation (ASB) and the City of Frankfurt’s health department: Tuesday, August 31, 2021: Campus Riedberg (Max-von-Laue-Str; path to Otto Stern Center) Tuesday, September 14, 2021: Campus Westend (at...[more]

This year, the Faculty of Economics and Business has yet again achieved excellent results in a survey performed and published by Universum, a company specialized in employer branding. Students praise the attractive location, the excellent education, the good employment opportunities, and the international reputation. Regarding the average student satisfaction with their university (on a scale...[more]

For his paper "Bayesian Estimation of DSGE Models with Hamiltonian Monte Carlo," Ph.D. student Balint Tatar received the Honorable Mention Award at this year's International Association for Applied Econometrics conference. The association honors young scientists for special research results they present at the annual conference. His co-author is the IMFS graduate Mátyás Farkas, an...[more]

Dr. Simon Heß, postdoctoral researcher at the Chair of Development Economics, was awarded the “Young Researcher Award for Excellence in Policy Relevant Research on Developing Countries” by the Research Group on Development Economics of the Verein für Socialpolitik. The prize recognizes dissertations that combine original research with practical relevance. The prize is awarded with the support of...[more]

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