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Intensive programme in Manhattan: WiSo@NYC

Each year, the WiSo Faculty offers its students the exclusive opportunity to participate in an exciting and challenging 6-week intensive programme in the heart of New York City. The WiSo@NYC Bachelor and Master programmes are planned and organised by the WiSo Faculty’s International Relations Center (ZIB WiSo) and enable you to earn up to 21 or 24 ECTS towards your degree.

Programmes in 2019 are scheduled for Monday, 5 August to Friday, 13 September 2019 (6 weeks).

Application deadline: 1 February 2019

You are eligible to apply if you are enrolled in one of the following study programmes:

  • BSc Business Administration, BSc Economics, BSc Economics soc. (Schwerpunktbereich); BSc Information Systems (Ergänzungsbereich)
  • MSc Business Administration, MSc Information Systems, MA Political Science, MSc Science Sociology and Social Research (Ergänzungsbereich)
  • MSc Economics and MSc Health Economics (Ergänzungsbereich and Extracurricular Modul)
  • MSc Economic Education - only betriebliches Profil (Ergänzungsbereich)

Credits as well as grades that count towards your degree are a key aspect and all courses are designed to enable this. The specific course offer varies depending on whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student. It is possible to earn up to 24 ECTS towards your degree at MSc level (21 ECTS at BSc level).

Generally, the course content aims to address current American topics in the area of management, business strategy and economics, and takes an analytical and comparative approach to Europe. All courses are taught in English by US faculty.

We invite you to have a look at the recent experience reports (see 'Links' on the right; on mobile devices, please click 'More' at the bottom of the page).