Winter 2019/2020


The RTG Day takes place Tuesdays from 10:00 to 17:15 in room GD 02/338 at Ruhr-Universität Bochum. The day starts with the courses specified below and ends with a research seminar talk by an external speaker.

RTG Day dates: 22 October – 26 November, 17 December & 7 January – 4 February

Theoretical Foundations in Urban & Regional Economics

10:00 – 12:00 (Seidel, Jung)

Empirical Methods in Regional Economics

13:00 – 15:00 (Jung, Kruse-Becher; Paul, Bauer)

Research Seminar
16:15 – 17:30
The seminar program can be found here.

Further Courses

Research Data Management (RDM)

Sandra Schaffner
11.12.2019, 09:00 – 16:00
RWI Essen

Note: Participants will have the opportunity to attend the Lecture of Andrea Craig at 11:00 RWI. There will be a lunch break afterwards and the RDM course will continue in the afternoon.

Introduction to ArcGIS
(Mini-Lecture, non-compulsory)

Birgit Sattler
27. – 28.2.2020, 09:00 – 16:00
UDE, Campus Essen, Room tba

Note: for RTG students only, maximum 10 participants, please register by email (

Good Scientific Practice

Valentina Vasilov
10.03.2020, 09:00 – 17:00
UDE, Campus Duisburg, Room LB 338

Scientific Writing for Economists

Jens Wrona
30.03.-01.04.2020, 08:00 – 18:00
See course website for more information.

UDE, Campus Duisburg, LC 134

Gravity Estimation in International and Regional Economics

Jens Wrona
Start: 20.01.2020
See course website for more Information.

UDE, Campus Duisburg

Further courses can be found at RGS econ.