PhD Courses

PhD Courses

We offer courses in accounting and auditing, administration, finance, economics, management, marketing, methodology, and quantitative and qualitative methods.

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Internal candidates

Internal candidates need to conduct the semester registration and register for courses and exams in Studentweb before 1 February/1 September. 

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External candidates


Phd course portfolio

PhD courses spring 2020

Code Name Stp Semester
BEA514 BEA514Topics in Numerical Optimization 5 Spring
ECS565 ECS565PhD Microeconomics II 7.5 Spring
ECS566 ECS566Exclusive Contracts and Digital Platforms 7.5 Spring
ECS567 ECS567Monetary Policy and Business Cycles 3.5 Spring
FIN521 FIN521Topics in Empirical Corporate Finance 7.5 Spring
FIN539 FIN539Research Seminar in Finance 2.5
FIN543 FIN543Scientific Methods in Finance 5 Spring
FIN544 FIN544Special Topics in Empirical Corporate Finance 2.5 Spring
FIN545 FIN545Asset Pricing 10 Spring
FIN546 FIN546Continuous Time Finance: Credit Risk and Capital Structure 2.5 Autumn Spring
MET504 MET504Theory and Research Evaluation 5 Spring
MET512 MET512Qualitative Methods: The Basics 7.5 Spring
MET522 MET522Multivariate Data Analysis 7.5 Spring
MET527 MET527Scientific Methods: Research Design and Methodological Choices for Accounting and Business and Management Science 5 Spring
MET528 MET528Scientific Methods 7.5 Spring
ORG521 ORG521Entrepreneurship and Strategy 5 Autumn Spring
REG503 REG503Financial Accounting Research I 4 Autumn Spring
REG525 REG525Digitalization and Accounting 5 Spring

PhD courses autumn 2020

Code Name Stp Semester
BEA511 BEA511Topics in Dynamic Modeling and Optimal Controls 5 Autumn
BEA512 BEA512Modeling Decision Problems under Uncertainty 5 Autumn
BEA523 BEA523Identification 5 Autumn Spring
BEA524 BEA524Taxes and labor mobility 5 Autumn
BEA525 BEA525Financial Engineering in Energy Markets using Real Options 5 Autumn
ECS504 ECS504PhD Microeconomics I 7.5 Autumn
ECS506 ECS506PhD Macroeconomic I 7.5 Autumn
ECS508 ECS508PhD Econometrics I 7.5 Autumn
ECS530 ECS530Analysing spatial data 7.5 Autumn Spring
ECS568 ECS568Economic Theory and Experimental Economics: Confronting Theory with Experimental Data and vice versa 7.5 Autumn
MET501A MET501AResearch Designs and Methodological Choices 5 Autumn
MET501B MET501BResearch Designs and Methodological Choices: Research Proposal 2.5 Autumn
MET501C MET501CResearch Designs and Methodological Choices: Research Proposal (Accounting track) 2.5 Autumn
MET513 MET513Academic Writing in a Research Setting 2.5 Autumn
MET529 MET529Applied Analytics in Strategy and Management 2.5 Autumn

PhD course portfolio

Code Name Stp Semester
BEA521 BEA521Corporate Taxation and Mobile Capital 5 Autumn
BEA522 BEA522Rural Logistics 5 Autumn
ECS507 ECS507PhD macro II 7.5 Autumn
ECS509 ECS509PhD Econometrics II 7.5 Autumn
ECS559 ECS559Field Experiments in Education 5 Autumn
ECS560 ECS560Introduction to Behavioural Economics 5 Autumn
ECS561 ECS561Dynamic Theories of Price and Investment in Markets with Imperfect Competition 4 Spring
FIN501 FIN501Asset Pricing Theory I 7.5 Autumn
FIN511 FIN511Empirical Asset Pricing I 4 Spring
FIN512 FIN512Empirical Asset Pricing II 4 Autumn
FIN513 FIN513Asset Pricing Theory II 7.5 Spring
FIN530 FIN530Empirical Research in Corporate Finance 5 Autumn Spring
FIN534 FIN534Workshop in Advanced Empirical Asset Pricing 4 Autumn
FIN535 FIN535Special Topics in Corporate Finance 2.5 Spring
FIN537 FIN537Workshop in Recent Evidence on CEO Incentives 2.5 Autumn
FIN538 FIN538Financial Econometrics 7.5 Autumn
FIN540 FIN540Empirical Corprate Finance II 4 Autumn Spring
FSK502 FSK502Current issues in phraseology 2.5 Autumn
MAR528 MAR528Marketing Topics: Marketing Thought and Theories 7.5 Autumn Spring
MET524 MET524Research Ethics for the Social Sciences 2.5 Autumn Spring
ORG520 ORG520Foundations and Frontiers of Management 7.5 Autumn
REG510 REG510Management Accounting: Incentive Mechanism 7.5 Autumn
REG511 REG511Cost and Performance Measurement 7.5 Autumn
REG514 REG514Argumentation and Research Design in Accounting 7.5 Autumn
REG522 REG522Economic Analysis of corporate misconduct 5 Spring
REG523 REG523Behavioral Auditing Research 5 Spring
REG524 REG524Business Crime: U.S. Enforcement Against Multinational Corporations for Corruption and Fraud 5 Spring

Expired courses

Code Name Stp Semester
BEA513 BEA513Topics in Probability Theory and Stochastic Pro 5
ECS502 ECS502Advanced Macroeconomics 7.5
ECS503 ECS503Advanced Econometric 7.5
ECS505 ECS505Advanced microeconomic theory II 4
ECS558 ECS558Productivity: Firms, Markets, and Economies (expired) 5
ECS563 ECS563European Economic History (expired) 5
ECS564 ECS564Identification Through Experiments (Expired) 7.5
FIN502 FIN502Corporate Finance Theory (expired - replaced by FIN504) 7.5
FIN536 FIN536Scientific Methods in Finance 7.5
FSK503 FSK503Language management in Theory and Practice (expired) 3
MET510 MET510Scientific Methods 5