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 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 autumn 2021

Code Name Stp Semester
BEA511 BEA511Topics in Dynamic Modeling and Optimal Controls 5 Autumn
BEA512 BEA512Modeling Decision Problems under Uncertainty 5 Autumn
BEA513 BEA513Topics in Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes 5 Autumn
BEA521 BEA521Tax policy and multinational firms 5 Autumn
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 Macroeconomics 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
FIN501A FIN501AAsset Pricing I 5 Autumn
FIN501B FIN501BAsset Pricing I 5 Autumn
FIN504A FIN504ACorporate Finance I 7.5 Autumn
FIN504B FIN504BCorporate Finance I 2.5 Autumn
FIN538 FIN538Financial Econometrics 7.5 Autumn
FIN547 FIN547Corporate finance and industrial organization 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 Business Analytics 2.5 Autumn
ORG520 ORG520Foundations and Frontiers of Management 7.5 Autumn
REG511 REG511Cost and Performance Measurement 7.5 Autumn
ECS566 ECS566Exclusive Contracts and Digital Platforms 7.5 Autumn Spring
ECS570 ECS570Empirical IO: Dynamic Structural Models 7.5 Autumn

PhD courses spring 2021

Code Name Stp Semester
BEA514 BEA514Topics in Numerical Optimization 5 Spring
BSRS918 BSRS918Socio-economic Inequality and intergenerational mobility 0 Spring
BSRS919 BSRS919Corruption: Research, Regulation and Governance 0 Spring
ECS507 ECS507PhD Macroeconomics II 7.5 Autumn Spring
ECS509 ECS509PhD Econometrics II 7.5 Autumn Spring
ECS565 ECS565PhD Microeconomics II 7.5 Spring
ECS569 ECS569The Theory of Institutions 7.5 Spring
FIN540 FIN540Empirical Corporate Finance II 4 Autumn Spring
MET504 MET504Theory and Research Evaluation 5 Spring
MET512 MET512Qualitative Methods: The Basics 7.5 Spring
MET522 MET522Multivariate Data Analysis 7.5 Spring
MET524 MET524Research Ethics for the Social Sciences 2.5 Spring
MET528 MET528Scientific Methods 7.5 Spring
ORG521 ORG521Entrepreneurship and Strategy 5 Autumn Spring
REG522 REG522Economic Analysis of corporate misconduct 5 Spring
REG523 REG523Behavioral and Archival Auditing Research 5 Spring

PhD course portfolio

Code Name Stp Semester
BEA522 BEA522Rural Logistics 5 Autumn
BEA523 BEA523Causes and Effects in Economics and Management Science (not offered) 5 Autumn
ECS559 ECS559Field Experiments in Education (expired) 5 Autumn
ECS561 ECS561Dynamic Theories of Price and Investment in Markets with Imperfect Competition 4 Spring
FIN501 FIN501Asset Pricing I (expired, replaced by FIN501A and FIN501B) 7.5 Autumn
FIN504 FIN504Corporate Finance I (expired, replaced by FIN504A and FIN504B) 10 Autumn
FIN512 FIN512Empirical Asset Pricing II (expired) 4 Autumn
FIN521 FIN521Topics in Empirical Corporate Finance (not offered) 7.5 Spring
FIN534 FIN534Workshop in Advanced Empirical Asset Pricing (not offered) 4 Autumn
FIN537 FIN537Workshop in Recent Evidence on CEO Incentives (expired) 2.5 Autumn
FIN539A FIN539AResearch Seminar in Finance (not offered) 2.5 Autumn
FIN539B FIN539BResearch Seminar in Finance (not offered) 2.5 Spring
FIN543 FIN543Scientific Methods in Finance (not offered) 5 Spring
FIN544 FIN544Stata Programming and Applications in Finance 2.5 Autumn
FIN545 FIN545Asset Pricing (not offered) 10 Spring
FIN546 FIN546Continuous Time Finance: Credit Risk and Capital Structure (not offered) 2.5 Autumn Spring
FSK502 FSK502Current issues in phraseology 2.5 Autumn
MAR528 MAR528Marketing Topics: Marketing Thought and Theories (expired) 7.5 Autumn Spring
MET527 MET527Scientific Methods: Research Design and Meth. Choices for Accounting and Business and Management Science (not offered) 5 Spring
REG510 REG510Management Accounting: Incentive Mechanism (not offered) 7.5 Autumn
REG524 REG524Business Crime: U.S. Enforcement Against Multinational Corporations for Corruption and Fraud (not offered) 5 Spring
REG525 REG525Digitalization and Accounting (not offered) 5 Spring
REG526 REG526Financial Accounting Research I (not offered) 5 Spring

Expired courses

Code Name Stp Semester
ECS502 ECS502Advanced Macroeconomics (Expired) 7.5
ECS503 ECS503Advanced Econometric (Expired) 7.5
ECS505 ECS505PhD Microeconomics II (expired) 4
ECS558 ECS558Productivity: Firms, Markets, and Economies (expired) 5
ECS560 ECS560Introduction to Behavioural Economics (expired) 5 Autumn
ECS563 ECS563European Economic History (expired) 5
ECS564 ECS564Identification Through Experiments (Expired) 7.5
ECS567 ECS567Monetary Policy and Business Cycles (expired) 3.5 Spring
FIN502 FIN502Corporate Finance Theory (expired - replaced by FIN504) 7.5
FIN511 FIN511Empirical Asset Pricing I (expired) 4 Spring
FIN513 FIN513Asset Pricing Theory II (expired) 7.5 Spring
FIN530 FIN530Empirical Research in Corporate Finance (expired) 5 Autumn Spring
FIN535 FIN535Special Topics in Corporate Finance 2.5 Spring
FIN536 FIN536Scientific Methods in Finance (Expired - replaced by FIN543) 7.5
FIN539 FIN539Research Seminar in Finance (expired, replaced by FIN539A/B) 2.5
FSK503 FSK503Language management in Theory and Practice (expired) 3
MET510 MET510Scientific Methods (Expired - replaced by MET528) 5
REG503 REG503Financial Accounting Research I (expired, replaced by REG526) 4 Autumn Spring
REG514 REG514Argumentation and Research Design in Accounting 7.5 Autumn