Economics knows no borders

The Department of Economics stands for internationality on many levels: in our course content on global markets, multinational companies and international organisations, with our students and lecturers from all over the world and through our internationally relevant research.

„Our aim is to equip national and international students for the economic challenges and to publish our research findings in international journals.”

Prof. Dr. Thomas Gries,
Department spokesperson

Latest News


Pader­born on Tour - Girona

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Start of the cent­ral al­loc­a­tion pro­ced­ure for theses in winter term 2023/24

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Pub­lic­a­tion in the Journ­al of Or­gan­iz­a­tion­al Psy­cho­logy

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Job ad­vert­ise­ment for the tu­tori­als in mi­croe­co­nom­ics in sum­mer term 2023

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Mik­ro Tu­tor*innen für das SoSe 2023 ge­sucht!

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Cent­ral Al­loc­a­tion Pro­cess for Sum­mer Semester 2023

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Fak­ultäts­forschungs­work­shop für den wis­senschaft­lichen Nachwuchs der Wirtschaft­swis­senschaften

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Teach­ing Winter Term 2022/23

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Start of the cent­ral al­loc­a­tion pro­ced­ure for theses in sum­mer term 2023

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New Pub­lic­a­tion in European Eco­nom­ic Re­view

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Fac­ulty Re­search Work­shop 2022

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Joint re­treat in Mün­ster!

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Er­fol­greich be­st­andene Pro­mo­tion­en an un­ser­em Lehr­stuhl

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Farewell to Dr. Nadja Stroh-Ma­raun

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Dr. Lu­kas Block suc­cess­fully de­fen­ded his thes­is!

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International research

We offer fundamental and internationally high-quality research in the fields of economics, international economics and econometrics and focus on socially relevant issues based on the latest scientific methods and high-quality research data.

Re­search pro­jects

The members of the department contribute their expertise to larger research networks as well as to work on relevant, more specific issues. Our collaborations transcend faculty and university boundaries.


Within the department, we create a lively scientific exchange through joint research projects or cross-chair semi
exchange - a good basis for publishing our results in high-ranking journals.

Re­search fo­cus

Our research focuses on four main topics: Globalisation and Global Markets, Cooperation and Competition, Data Science in Economics, Sustainable and Inclusive Development.

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Re­search Centre Cen­ter for In­ter­na­tion­al Eco­nom­ics (CIE)

The CIE stands for independent and well-founded economic research of high quality and political relevance. With their research topics, the academics cover a broad spectrum of economic and international economic issues, both at the macro and micro level.

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Sci­entif­ic ca­reer

Become part of our team and take the opportunity to develop personally and work on exciting research projects.

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Study & Teaching

In teaching, the department organises the "International Economics and Management" course, which can be studied in English and provides students from many different countries with the relevant specialist knowledge of economic processes and methodological skills that equip them for the regional, national and international labour market.

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Study and teaching program at the Department Economics

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M. Sc. International Economics and Management

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Get in touch with us!

Prof. Dr. Thomas Gries

Makroökonomik, Internationale Wachstums- und Konjunkturtheorie

Room Q4.146
Paderborn University
Warburger Str. 100
33098 Paderborn

Office hours

Thursday 13:00-14:00