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International Business Administration


Exam number: 1621

Semester: from 2nd semester (Grundlagenausbildung)

Duration of the module: One semester

Form of the module (i.e. obligatory, elective etc.): Obligatory

Frequency of module offer: Each summer semester

Prerequisites: IBA-Bachelor-Students and Foreign Exchange Students ONLY!

Applicability of module for other study programmes:
Obligatory or elective in other study programmes. For further information check regulations of the study programme.

Person responsible for module: Prof. Ingo Geishecker, PhD

Name of the professor: t.b.a.

Language of teaching: English

ECTS-Credits (based on the workload): 6

Workload and its composition (self-study, contact time):
Contact time (lecture, tutorial etc.): 45 h; self-study: 135 h

Contact hours (per week in semester): 4

Methods and duration of examination:
Successful written exam (120 min)

Emphasis of the grade for the final grade: Please check regulations of the study programme

Aim of the module (expected learning outcomes and competencies to be acquired):
Professional competence::
- Introduction to Microeconomics
General skills:
- Development of Study Techniques 
- Analytical Thinking

Contents of the module:
- Theory of the household
- Theory of the firm
- Market equilibrium

Teaching and learning methods:
Lecture with tutorials, self-studies

Literature (compulsory reading, recommended literature):
Compulsory: Varian, H., Intermediate Microeconomics: A Modern Approach, Norton, 2010.
Recommended: Pindyck, R and D. Rubinfeld, Microeconomics, Pearson, 2012.

Further information:
Registration in Moodle Viadrina required.