Core modules as well as several regional modules, elective modules, and complementary elective modules are taught by the following lecturers of the Institute of Economics at the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology. In addition, guest lecturers from our partner universities offer complementary elective modules.


Prof. Dr. Christine Binzel

Full Professor (Economics: Economy and Society of the Middle East)

Development Economics, Economic History, Political Economy, Behavioral Economics, Causal Inference, Middle East and North Africa

Prof. Dr. Matthias S. Fifka

Full Professor (Business Administration)

Strategic and International Management, Leadership, Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility, Business Ethics, Corporate Governance

Dr. Karrar Hussain, Ph.D.

Post Doc

Development Economics, Behavioral Economics, Macroeconomics, Monetary Theory and Policy

Prof. Jürgen Kähler, Ph.D.

Senior Professor

International Economics, Financial Markets, Food Markets

Prof. Dr. Andreas Landmann

Full Professor (Economics: Development Economics)

Development Economics, Risk and Insurance, Pro-social Behavior, Health Economics, Behavioral Economics, Impact Evaluation

Andreas Link, M.Sc.

Doctoral candidate

Economic History, Long-Term Development, Inequality

Dr. Elisabeth Meyer

Habilitation Candidate

Political Economics, Health and Insurance Economics, Applied Theory

Dr. Marcello Pérez-Alvarez

Assistant Professor

Development Economics, Human Capital, Education, Labor, Gender, Political Economy of Aid