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28 November 2016
Advanced Public Economics I (Public Policy in Open Economies): There will be an additional class on Friday, December 16, 10.00-12.00 (room to be announced in Friedolin). This class will substitute the class on Monday, January 2. For an updated schedule, please see here.

7 November 2016
On December 6, we will celebrate the faculty's 25th anniversary with a festive event starting at 16.30. Hans-Werner Sinn will deliver the keynote lecture.
You are all invited! For more information see

News - Research

6 October 2016
The paper "Student and Graduate Migration and its Effect on the Financing of Higher Education" by Tina Haussen and Silke Uebelmesser has been published in Education Economics.

6 October 2016
The article "The Economics of Free Movement and Market Integration" by Silke Uebelmesser has been published in European Economy and People's Mobility (edited by Matthias Ruffert).

On June 1, the project "Erschließung exogener Potenziale zur Verringerung des drohenden Fachkräftemangels in Thüringen: Zur besonderen Rolle internationaler Studierender und hochqualifizierter Arbeitskräfte" officially startet. This three-year project was granted funding of the European Social Fund (ESF) by the Gesellschaft für Arbeits- und Wirtschaftsförderung des Freistaats Thüringen mbH (GfAW). It is a joint project with the Chair of Economic Geography (Prof. Henn) and the International Office of the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena. The project's aim is to help activating exogenous potentials to reduce the projected skill shortage in Thuringia by focusing on the special role of international students and highly qualified workers.
Press release (June 1) and press article
Further information

The policy paper "Mobile Studenten" by Tina Haußen and Silke Übelmesser has been published in Forschung & Lehre.

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