First semester


Starting the Master in Economics

  • The Background literature list for the 1st semester can be downloaded here.

  • If you lack background knowledge in econometrics or statistics, we recommend you to visit a voluntary leveling course in Econometrics at the University. The course begins before the official lecture period, usually during the last week of September.

    Winter term 2017/18:
    Course taught in German: 25.09.2017 - 06.10.2017, for more information please read the syllabus.
    Course taught in English:  2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th of October 13:30-19:00h in room FG 0.015. On the 9th of October the course will take place in room LG 0.424. It will cover chapters 1-8 of the textbook "Introductory Econometrics - A Modern Approach" by Jeffrey Wooldridge.

Courses in the first semester

Module Term Language Type Professor
Mathematics for Economists W EN Lec Martin
Microeconomics W EN Lec Rincke
Game Theory W EN Lec Grimm
Macroeconomics: Business Cycles W EN Lec Merkl
Macroeconomics: Economic Growth W EN Lec Büttner
Applied Econometrics W EN Lec Tauchmann


Dates and Timetable

  • Compulsory Mathematics course: please take into account that this course usually begins about 2 weeks before the official lecture period, as a block course

    Winter term 2017/18:
    It will take place on the 2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th of October 08:00-12:30h in room FG 0.015 (the room is located in Findelgasse 7, 90402 Nürnberg). On the 9th of October the course will take place in room LG 0.424 (the room is located in Lange Gasse 20, 90403 Nürnberg). There will be five more dates during the semester.

    Exam: 1st December 2017