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Fresher's Week: Faculty Day Society and Economics on Thursday (23.09.)

This year's "Freshers' Week" starts on September, 20th at the Rhine-Waal University for the winter semester 2021/2022. The Faculty of Society and Economics also wants to welcome their new students. On the faculty day (Thursday 23.09.), the freshers will learn about the offers and the organization of the faculty including a presentation of the Students Representative Body of the Faculty of Society and Economics.


Welcome to the Faculty of Society and Economics

 “The six bachelor‘s and two master‘s programmes of the Faculty of Society and Economics combine practical training and application-oriented approaches with a sound theoretical and methodological foundation. We aim to prepare you in the best possible way for the current social, political and economic challenges of our society. Internationality is not merely a catchy slogan, but an integral and natural element of our daily lives here. Eager students from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds study at our faculty, conduct research in our modern laboratory landscape and appreciate the close collaboration with professors and academic staff that we offer. Our entire faculty is looking forward to meeting you and accompanying you on your academic journey over the coming semesters here in Kleve.”


Preparatory Courses Winter Semester 2021/22

The preparatory courses of the faculty of society and economics are starting a few weeks befor winter semester and are directed towards first semester students of the bachelor programmes. Their goal is to harmonise or refresh the students' level of knowledge.

For the winter semester 2021/2022 we offer the following preparatory courses (06.09. - 10.09.2021):

    Business Mathematics in german language
    Business Mathematics in english language
    Busines English
    Scientific Writing in english language


From theory to practical experience

The marketing project for twelve students from International Business and Management, B.A. at the faculty of society and economics started with the task to create a marketing concept for Radrenngemeinschaft Kleverland e.V. (RRG Kleverland e.V.). Prof Dr Philipp Schorn and Fabian Dargel, M.Sc. supervised the students over the entirely project. After a self-contained analysis of the structure of the association, an analysis of the potential market, as well as a specific target group definition, the students were ready to present the results in a final concept to the board of RRG Kleverland e.V.


Student from Nachhaltiger Tourismus wins the StartGlocal-Aacademy with her Concept

Well done! Anna-Lea Koßbu, student in the Sustainable Tourism course, did it: With her concept, she took the first place in the StartGlocal Academy. We wish her good luck with StayAllEco, a booking platform for sustainable accommodation.


Exclusive and excellent: International accreditation for Sustainable Development Management M.A.

The postgraduate course Sustainable Development Management M.A., offered by Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, is the first sustainable development degree programme in Germany to receive international accreditation. The accreditation commission praised in particular the programme’s integration of theory and practice. More


Mittwochsakademie 2021: Vor der Bundestagswahl – Kandidaten, Programme und Koalitionsoptionen

Nächster Vortrag: Mi., 7. Juli 2021, 18:00 Uhr, digital via Webex

Vor der Bundestagswahl – Kandidaten, Programme und Koalitionsoptionen

Prof. Dr. Jakob Lempp, Professor für Politologie und internationale Beziehungen


Gastvorlesung im Studiengang Economics and Finance, M.Sc.

Am 15. Juni 2021 war Herr Felix Schmitz, Head of Investor Relations bei Klöckner & Co SE, zu Gast im Studiengang Master Economics and Finance.


Social Entrepreneurship Week an der Fakultät Gesellschaft und Ökonomie

Sechs unterschiedliche Perspektiven, sechs unterschiedliche Gäste: In sechs Veranstaltungen drehte sich zwischen dem 17. bis 20 Mai alles um das Thema Social Entrepreneurship. Organisiert wurde die Themenwoche an der Fakultät Gesellschaft und Ökonomie vom StartGlocal-Team, Lisa Waberg (Alumni Koordination) und Michaela Muhr (Career Service der Fakultät Gesellschaft und Ökonomie).


Mittwochsakademie 2021: Berichterstattung über Corporate Digital Responsibility: Empirische Evidenz bei ausgewählten DAX30-Unternehmen

Nächster Vortrag: Mi., 9. Juni 2021, 18:00 Uhr, digital via Webex

Berichterstattung über Corporate Digital Responsibility: Empirische Evidenz bei ausgewählten DAX30-Unternehmen

Prof. Dr. Ute Merbecks, Professorin für Allgemeine Betriebswirtschaftslehre mit dem Schwerpunkt Unternehmensfinanzierung


Contact Public Relations
Faculty Society and Economics

Lisa Wolken, B.A.
Scientific Staff

Tel.: +49 2821 806 73-306
Fax: +49 2821 806 73-44306
E-Mail: Lisa.Wolken@