Courses



Compulsory Modules (25 ECTS-Credits)
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Compulsory Module 1: Philosophy of Science and Methodology of Social Sciences (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students are able to characterize and critically evaluate meta-theoretical questions and positions of social science theories as well as fundamental issues of economic development.
Compulsory Module 2: Theory-based Empirical Social and Policy Analysis (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students are able to apply theoretical models within specific empirical research projects.
Compulsory Module 4: Master's Thesis Defense (2.5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of all other modules and of the Master thesis
Learning Outcome: Presentation, reflection on, and analysis of master's thesis results in the overall context of the master's programme; the focus is on demonstrating evaluation and method competences, as well as on presenting the results.

Notes:
  • There may still be changes in the courses offered as well as room allocation and course dates.
  • The course descriptions found in the English version of the course catalogue are for informational purposes only. Authoritative information can be found in the "Vorlesungsverzeichnis" (German version of the course catalogue).