Research topics at the Chair of Economics in the Institute for East European Studies concentrate in the fields of Political Economics, Economics of Institutions, Development Economics and Economic History with a regional focus on Eastern Europe or the Middle East. Students are expected to work out a topic from a game-theoretic or empirical perspective and contribute to the scholarly discussion in their chosen field of research.
To qualify for a successful completion of the research project, students should have covered at least one of the following courses:
Interested students can contact Professor Grigoriadis with a resume and a transcript of records.
Theses may be written in English or German. Bachelor theses should be approximately 30 pages and Master theses 60 pages.
Those interested in a Ph.D. in Economics should apply directly to the BDPEMS and the DIW Graduate Center. The Chair also offers the opportunity for direct doctoral supervision to external candidates. For more information please contact directly Professor Grigoriadis.
In general, a reference is only issued for students that completed at least one course of the chair of Economics of the OEI. The issue takes about four weeks for highly competitive programs (such as Alexander-von-Humboldt-Stiftung, DAAD, direct exchange programs) and about two weeks for other programs. Moreover, we require the following information to examine your academic suitability:
Please be aware, that after examining your academic suitability, it could be the case that we cannot fulfill your request for a reference letter.