News from the Institute for Socioeconomics
A free online course of the IfSo offers the possibility to gain first insights into the topic "Inequality from a socio-economic perspective". In four chapters with 25 [...]
Studying at the Institute of Socio-economics
Application-oriented - Plural - Interdisciplinary
The MA Socioeconomics deals with current key social issues such as inequality, globalization, economic and financial crises, and climate change with interdisciplinary and plural scientific approaches and conveys related professional and economic policy controversies as well as the associated methodological knowledge.
The Institute of Socioeconomics participates in teaching in the Faculty of Social Sciences, especially in the courses of the BA/MA Teaching Social Science and the BA Political Science. Offers in the Master's area can also be chosen from numerous study programs of the Faculty and neighboring faculties.
The Institute of Socioeconomics publishes its own working paper series. In the series, preliminary research results from the Institute of Socioeconomics as well as from joint research projects with external cooperation partners can be made available to the scientific community at an early stage.
Our research program is derived from the fundamental approach of the institute: It is committed to an application-oriented examination of economic phenomena from an interdisciplinary and plural perspective at the interface of economics and social sciences. Learn more on the individual profiles of our researchers and in our institute report.
On November 26, 2021, Prof. Dr. Achim Truger will present the SVR's Annual Report 2021/22 at the University of Duisburg-Essen.
From February 20-22, 2019, the Institute of Socio-economics hosted an international conference on pluralism in socioeconomic university teaching.
The ifsoblog is the central online platform for knowledge transfer of the Institute of Socio-economics at the University of Duisburg-Essen.
Researchers of the institute regularly summarize their research contributions and important expert discussions here. In addition, the ifsoblog bundles further activities of the institute's scientists in the field of knowledge transfer.