Welcome to the Berlin School of Economics

The Berlin School of Economics (BSE) unites Berlinā€˜s career development programs for economists 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 BSE:

New Events


10:00 - 17:00 UHR
Two days workshop
INSIGHTS workshop: Communicating climate change economics

All information here.

New INSIGHTS pieces

Why people fail to see their dominant strategy in strategy-proof auctions

Yves Breitmoser, Sebastian Schweighofer-Kodritsch

How wrong do you think you are? The effects of overconfidence on political and financial behavior

Ciril Bosch-Rosa, Bernhard Kassner, Steffen Ahrens

Concentration in the EU: where is it increasing and why?

Pauline Affeldt, Tomaso Duso, Klaus Gugler, Joanna Piechucka

Discover the BSE programs

PhD Program

The BSE 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 BSE 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.

Berlin School of Economics Job Market Candidates 2020/2021