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Public and Regional Economics

About us

Welcome to the chair for Public and Regional Economics


Dr. Thushyanthan Baskaran


Building GD, Room 03/343
Consultation on appointment

Chair of Public Finance and Economic Policy
Building GD, Floor 03, Room 347
Ruhr University Bochum
44780 Bochum


Tel: +49 (0)234 32 25336
Office Hours: Monday to Thursday, 9:00 am to 14:00 pm


E-mail: Sabrina.Ackermann@rub.de


©Michael Schwettmann
Advance Confirmation Bachelor Thesis
Information regarding the exams
Registration and deregistration for the exams


Gereon Riepe
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter
Alexander Sohl
Scientific assistant, Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter
Dr. Kim Leonie Kellermann
Patrick Hufschmidt
Scientific assistant
Sabrina Ackermann
Employee in technology and administration
Prof. Dr. Thushyanthan Baskaran
Chair of the department


Here you can find information regarding the courses offered by the chair for Public Finance and Economic Policy.

Information on:

Information about the courses in summer semester 2024

Further information about the courses can be found in the module manuals as well as in the respective Moodle courses. If the Moodle courses are password protected, you will receive the password via the password distribution list of the student council or in the first session.






Introduction to Public Economics

Seminar Finanzwissenschaft

Seminar Political Economy

Seminar Regional Economics



Seminar Public Choice

Public Economics


A binding and valid exam registration (regardless of any additional selection procedure at the examining chair) must always be made via FlexNow within the published registration period. If there is no registration in FlexNow, there is no entitlement to an examination and no performance can be booked. The deadlines (separate for bachelor and master examinations) are published on the website http://www.wiwi.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/pruefungsamt/termine/sose.html.de from the beginning of the semester. Changes and updates will also be posted on this page.

General information for seminar papers



On this website you can find some vitally important information for the preparation of your seminar papers as well as your Bachelor or Master thesis. We strongly advise you to read them carefully and respect the contained information while writing your paper.

Please check the homepage of the examination office for information regarding the submission of your thesis.




Teaching offers

Study Type
Lecture and Tutorial
4 contact hours
Lecture and Tutorial
4 contact hours
Lecture and Tutorial
5 contact hours
Block Seminar
2 contact hours
Lecture and Tutorial
6 contact hours
Block Seminar
2 contact hours
Public and Regional Economics

Chair for Public Finance and Economic Policy
Building GD, Floor 03, Room 347
Ruhr University Bochum
44780 Bochum

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