A variety of courses is offered in either English or in German. It is generally possible to achieve 30 ECTS by participating in German-language (30 ECTS in German-language courses) or in English-language courses (30 ECTS in English-language courses).
The following table shows a general overview for the teaching areas available for incoming MEST students. Moreover, based on individual agreements with the local MEST coordinator, MEST students may choose courses from other faculties (e.g., psychology, law) as well.
|Prof. Dr. Goerke|
Management, Organisation und Personal(HRM and Organization studies
|Prof. Dr. Muehlfeld|
|Prof. Dr. Semrau|
Social security and health systems(Sozial- und Verteilungspolitik / Gesundheitsökonomik)
|Prof. Dr. Lorenz|
International economics(Internationale Wirtschaftspolitik)
|Prof. Dr. Matschke|
|Prof. Dr. Jirjahn|
|Prof. Dr. Maurer|
Sociology of the welfare state(Sozialpolitik)
|Prof. Dr. Dallinger|
Sociology of work and organizations(Arbeit und Organisation)
|Dr. Schulze (as representative)|
Exact course titles are subject to change. For current information on the precise courses offered during a specific term, please refer to the online platform “PORTA”. PORTA is also the platform to sign up for courses. If you have any problems with registration for courses, please refer to the secretary’s office of each chair. For instance, if you want to sign up for a class of Professor Muehlfeld, you have to go to Inge Jansen (C421) who runs the secretary’s office of the Chair of Management, Organisation Studies and Human Resource Management.
The following table gives an overview of the courses offered during the summer term.
The following tables gives an overview of the possible courses at Trier University.
|Subject Area||Course Title||Professor||Language||ECTS|
|Business Administration (BWL)|
Theory/Research Seminar: International HRM and Comparative Industrial Relations AND
Case Study Seminar: International HRM and Comparative Industrial Relations
|Prof. Dr. Muehlfeld||English||10|
European Labour Studies I: Topics in Personnel Economics AND
European Labour Studies II: Research seminar Personnel Economics
|Prof. Dr. Goerke||English |
Research Seminar: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management AND
Case Study Seminar: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
Prof. Dr. Block
|Ökonomik des Wohlfahrtsstaates||Prof. Dr. Lorenz||German||10|
|Economics of European Integration: European and World Trade||Prof. Dr. Matschke||English||10|
Sozialpolitik und Ungleichheit
Two seminars which can either be followed both (for 10 ECTS) or individually (for 5 ECTS)
|Prof. Dr. Dallinger||German||10|
Institutionen der Wirtschaft
|Prof. Dr. Maurer||German||10|
|Total credits available in German||Max. 30|
|Total credits available in English||Max. 40|
Teaching Period (excluding exams; teaching only): April 06 – July 18, 2020
|Please also note: In the past MEST students have also been able to participate in selected law courses in Trier on an ad hoc basis and have successfully completed, for example, the following courses: (1) Europäisches Arbeitsrecht, (2) Kollektives Arbeitsrecht (both courses in German, each course: 5 ECTS).|