Welcome to the Berlin School of Economics

The Berlin School of Economics offers career development programs in economics, accounting, finance and management at the PhD and Postdoc levels in a single and unique structure. It combines two pre-existing, very successful career development programs: the Berlin Doctoral Program in Economics and Management Science (BDPEMS) and the Berlin Economics Research Associates (BERA) program. The following major institutions active in economics research in Berlin and beyond cooperate within the Berlin School of Economics:

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New Events


12:30 pm - 14:00 pm UHR
Talk by Winnie Coleman (FU…
Brown Bag Seminar in Macroeconomics: Winnie Coleman (FU Berlin)

Topic: Asymmetric Inflation Target Credibility



17:00 pm - 18:30 pm UHR
Talk by Thilo Albers (HU…
Berlin Colloquium Research in Economic History: Thilo Albers (HU Berlin)

Topic: Industrialization, Returns, Inequality


New INSIGHTS pieces

Correcting misunderstandings about CO2 emissions doesn’t help to fight climate change

by Davide Pace

Is awareness enough to safeguard us from biased narratives?

by Sili Zhang and Manwei Liu

Adding Household surveys to the behavioral economics toolbox: Insights from the SOEP Innovation Sample

by Urs Fischbacher, Levent Neyse, David Richter & Carsten Schröder

Discover the Berlin School of Economics programs

PhD Program

The Berlin School of Economics PhD Program offers PhD tracks in Economics, Accounting, Finance and Management. All tracks are highly compatible with each other and allow for numerous specializations. The doctoral program provides outstanding doctoral students with a vibrant, intensively networked research community and a training structure that will develop their talents in a unique combination of high-level academic and applied research.

Research Associates Program

The Berlin School of Economics Research Associates Program recruits its members from the international job market for new PhD graduates. The program provides a mentoring program and multiple support structures for research activities, travel, and skills development for its members.