1549 Socioeconomics Research Seminar (Forschungsseminar Sozioökonomie)
Univ.Prof. Dr. Thomas Plümper
Contact details
  • Type
  • Weekly hours
  • Language of instruction
09/02/20 to 09/10/20
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Subject(s) Doctoral/PhD Programs
Day Date Time Room
Tuesday 10/20/20 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM Online-Einheit
Tuesday 01/12/21 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM D5.1.001

Procedure for the course when limited activity on campus

The course is announced in hybrid mode and takes place - regardless of whether campus operations are restricted or not - in any case as "hybrid learning.


The course provides an overview of contemporary cutting-edge socioeconomic research. The Department of Socioeconomics invites leading scholars in all areas of the social sciences to discuss their current research. Each session introduces a different perspective on socioeconomic research.Accordingly, participants gain immediate and unfiltered insights into current socioeconomic research. 

Learning outcomes

Participants will gain in overview of contemporary socioeconomic research.

Attendance requirements

Attendance in this course is compulsory in line with standard rules for absence.

Teaching/learning method(s)

The course is based on presentation of invited speakers and offers room for discussion. It is particularly suited for Ph.D. students that are interested in the bigger picture of contemporary social issues. Participants will indirectly learn how to present their own research results and they will gain an improved understanding of their own scientific contributions.


Homework lecture 20%
Homework exercise 40%
Essay 40%

Recommended previous knowledge and skills

No specific skills required.

Unit details

Unit Date Contents
Last edited: 2020-11-04