Society and Economics

Important Information for all students!

The faculty of Society and Economics will  offer all compulsory courses online in the winter semester to enable pure distance learning if necessary.

The courses are accessible via the moodle portal of the university

We offer the oppertunity to use the PC Pool.

Otherwise we kindly ask you to continue to stay at home and settle your affairs as far as possible by email or phone.

Take care and stay healthy.

We will keep you informed.



Study program Gender and Diversity B.A. has a new head of studies

Prof. Eva Maria Hinterhuber takes over as head of study program Gender and Diversity B.A. by Prof. Dr. Ingrid Jungwirth, who previously held the position of head of the study programm.


New Head of the degree program International Relations B.A.

At the side of Prof. Dr. Jakob Lempp, Prof. Dr. John Henry Dingfelder Stone takes over now as head of the degree programm International Relations B.A. He succeeds Prof. Dr. Alexander Brand, who after 5 years passed the tasks on to his colleague.


What does the future hold for transatlantic relations?

Students and researchers at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences and its partner university Fitchburg State recently conducted a survey among students at their respective universities to learn more about how younger generations view transatlantic relations between the United States and Germany. The overwhelming majority of polled students value the ties between the two countries and strongly believe in strengthening their transatlantic partnership for the future. Read more 


Online-conference on “Feminist Perspectives in Peace and Conflict Studies: Intersectional Approaches”, 16th/17th June 2020

A complex world requires complex approaches. This is also true for perspectives on peace and conflict: No matter if we talk at the individual level about different people, their belonging and needs, at the structural level about discrimination, at the institutional level about legal frameworks or at the historical level about development and achievements –on every stage a holistic view is necessary. Read more


Interview with Prof. Dr. Eva Maria Hinterhuber

In the context of COVID-19 gender and diversity play a central role: gender, social status, ethnicity, age and health status as well as in which part of the world a person lives matters on how severe the consequences of the pandemic will be. Read more


Upcoming Events

01/13/21   11:00 am

Virtual Question and Answer Session for our Master´s Programmes

Are you interested in our Master Programmes or are you still uncertain which master would suit you best? Our course coordinators (Huynh Bich Ngan Le / Economics and Finance, M.Sc. and Ellen Schönfeld / Sustainable Development Management, M.A.) for the Master´s programmes at the faculty of Society and Economics will provide you with information on the course outlines and will answer your questions.

Prof. Ralf Klapdor, Dean of the Faculty of Society and Economics, will join the session as well and give you an insight inton the faculty of Society and Economics in general.


Upcoming Events

12/02/20   6:00 pm

Studium Generale

Kommunikation, Neurowissenschaften und Achtsamkeit – Grundlagen für gelingende Beziehungen – privat als auch beruflich

Das Studium Generale der Hochschule Rhein-Waal wird im Wintersemester 2020 Veranstaltungen mit unterschiedlichen Themenschwerpunkten erstmalig in digitaler Form anbieten. Das aktuelle Thema "Kommunikation, Neurowissenschaften und Achtsamkeit – Grundlagen für gelingende Beziehungen – privat als auch beruflich".