Oliver Kirchkamp

Jena - Trento

This page describes the syllabus for students who participate in the Double Degree Master Program in cooperation with the Universitá degli Studi di Trento and who spend their first year in Jena and their second year in Trento.

This syllabus recommends one possible path through the study regulations of Jena and Trento. It is possible to deviate from this path. However, Students who plan to deviate from the syllabus do this on their own responsibility. They have to make sure that they are still studying in accordance with the regulations in Jena and in Trento. They are advised to make explicit learning agreements to ensure that the courses they are taking can be credited in Jena and in Trento.

Students can choose one out of two Specialisation areas:

1st year in Jena (60 ECTS)

Compulsory (42 ECTS):

Specialisation (18 ECTS)

Students take one of the following two specialisations:
Innovation and Change
  • Industrial Dynamics and Evolution (6 ECTS) (equivalent to Industrial Organization (8) in Trento).
  • Innovation Policy (6 ECTS) (counts as Area Economics (6) in Trento).
  • Growth and Business Cycles / Growth and Innovation (6 ECTS) (counts as Area Economics in Trento).
Economics and Strategy
  • Topics in Economics (6 ECTS) (equivalent to Industrial Organization (8) in Trento).
  • Topics in Economic Theory and Policy (6 ECTS) (counts as Area Economics (6) in Trento).
  • Quantitative Economics I (6 ECTS) (counts as Area Economics (6) in Trento).
Students who in Jena do not get access to the courses they need for the DD should immediately consult the Program Coordinator for the Master in Economics.

2nd year in Trento (64 ECTS)

Students who spend their second year in Trento obtain 64 ECTS as follows:

Compulsory (28 ECTS)

Area Business (8 ECTS)

Students take one of the following two courses:

Area Economics (16 ECTS)

Students take two out of the following four courses:

Free choice (12 ECTS)

Students take two out of the following courses. Students with the specialisation area “Economics and Strategy” who have not taken “Behavioural Economics” above have to take “Experimental Economics” here.