overview Bachelor

The Bachelor's degree program usually lasts 3 years and comprises 180 ECTS credits. The main study program is divided into an assessment level and an advanced level.
Further information can be found in the Program Regulations of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics.

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Assessment (60 ECTS)

Fall Semester

Mikroökonomik I 9 ECTS
Mathematik I  6 ECTS
Betriebswirtschaftslehre I 3 ECTS
Informatik und Wirtschaft 3 ECTS
Banking & Finance I 3 ECTS
Financial Accounting 6 ECTS

frühlingssemester

Makroökonomik I 9 ECTS
Banking & Finance II  3 ECTS
Mathematik II 6 ECTS
Betriebswirtschaftslehre II 6 ECTS
Statistik 6 ECTS

important information

i.) All modules must be completed within four consecutive semesters

ii.) As soon as 45 or more ECTS of the assessment level have been acquired, a conditional transfer to the advanced level and thus a booking of modules of the advanced level is possible. Those who have less than 45 ECTS may not yet perform any modules of the advanced level or the minor study program
iii.) A maximum of 6 failed attempts are allowed

compulsory program (27 ECTS)

fall semester

Mikroökonomik II 3 ECTS
Betriebswirtschaftslehre III 6 ECTS

Einführung in die empirische

Wirtschaftsforschung

6 ECTS

Einführung in das wissen-

schaftliche Arbeiten

3 ECTS

spring semester

Makroökonomik II 3 ECTS
Managerial Accounting  3 ECTS
Financial Reporting 3 ECTS

important information

i.) At least 3 ECTS must be completed from seminars in the  core elective or elective area within the faculty.

ii.) A maximum of 7 failed attempts are allowed for 150 ECTS at the faculty, and 10 failed attempts for 180 ECTS.
iii.) "Einführung in das wissenschaftliche Arbeiten" will be graded pass/fail.

Core elective area (36 ECTS)

In the core elective area, at least 12 ECTS must be acquired from each of the two areas ECON 1 and ECON 2.

FALL SEMESTER

Aktuelle Probleme der Schweizer Wirtschaftspolitik (V) 3 ECTS
Development Economics (L+E) 6 ECTS
Economic Growth (L+E) 6 ECTS
Methods of Empirical Macroeconomics (L+E) 6 ECTS
Wissenschaftstheorie für Wirtschaftswissenschaftler/innen (S) 3 ECTS
Arbeitsmarktökonomik (V+Ü) 6 ECTS
Behavioral Finance (L+E) 6 ECTS
Behavioral Personnel Economics (L) 3 ECTS
Introduction to Economic Inequality (L) 3 ECTS
Introduction to Game Theory (L+E) 6 ECTS
Seminar in Smart Contracts and Blockchain Technology 3 ECTS
Umwelt- und Ressourcenökonomik (V) 3 ECTS
Vertrags- und Informationsökonomik (L+E) 6 ECTS
Wissenschaftstheorie für Wirtschaftswissenschaftler/innen (S) 3 ECTS

SPRING SEMESTER

Banken, Bürger, Staat (S) 3 ECTS
Behavioral Macroeconomics (V) 3 ECTS
Deep Dive into Blockchain – Linking Economics, Technology and Law (Summer School) (S) 6 ECTS
Die Reden der NobelpreisträgerInnen - Zur Ideengeschichte der Wirtschaftswissenschaften (S) 3 ECTS
Einführung in die Geldpolitik (V+Ü) 6 ECTS
Intermediate Econometrics (L+E) 6 ECTS
International Trade (L+E) 6 ECTS
Monetary Macroeconomics (L) 3 ECTS
Wirtschaftsgeschichte: Europa im 20. Jahrhundert (V) 3 ECTS
Workshop and Lecture Series in Law and Economics (S) 3 ECTS
Einführung in die Neuroökonomie und Soziale Neurowissenschaften (V) 3 ECTS
Global Policy Analysis: Poverty, Development, Growth (L+E) 6 ECTS
Industrieökonomik (V+Ü) 6 ECTS
Soziale Krankenversicherung (V) 3 ECTS
Verhaltensökonomie (V) 3 ECTS

Note: V: Lecture; V+Ü/E+L: Lecture with integrated exercise session; S: Seminar

ELECTIVE AREA (9 ECTS)

In the elective area, you can have all kinds of subjects credited, including those from other faculties. Courses from the Language Center can also be credited in this area. Maximum 9 ECTS.

Bachelor thesis (18 ECTS)

You have a maximum of 6 months to write your Bachelor's thesis. Possible thesis topics and further information can be found here.

minor programs (30 ECTS)

You can choose a minor program from the faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics, or from a different faculty altogether.

Minor programs within the faculty

Business and Economics

  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Economics

Informatics

  • Informatics
  • People-Oriented Computing

An overview of minors from other faculties can be found in the course catalogue.