Prof. Dr. Bernd Siebenhüner



Secretariat: Birgit Schelenz


+49 441 798-4384  


To meet the topic of ecological economics adequately, the range of courses is developed interdisciplinarily. In the courses, aspects from natural, social, legal and political sciences are discussed together with questions about operative environmental governance and economics.

These courses are integrated in the following study programs:

Study offer

Here, you can find an overview about the current courses of these study programs:

You can find further informaton and materials on the online learning platform Stud.IP.


If you have further interest in the research field of ecological economics, it is possible to write bachelor, master and doctoral theses at this chair. Interested students are invited to the consultation hours of Prof. Dr. Bernd Siebenhüner to discuss their ideas. It is not necessary to make an appointment during lecture period.

Prof. Dr. Bernd Siebenhüner

Working Paper „Wie, wir lesen?”

Together with Nina Gmeiner and Julia Tschersich of the Chair Economy of the Commons and Sebastian Rohe of the Chair Organisation & InnovationHendrik Wolter published a Working Paper with the title "Wie, wir lesen?". The paper deals with reading seminars as a building blocks of exploratory learning in economic sciences.

The Working Paper series is a product of the Working Group Exploratory Learning of the German Association for educational and academic staff development in Higher Education (dghd). The papers are published online at the Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg and adresses everyone interested in Exploratory Learning.

The empirical basis is formed by three reading seminars being offered with two semester periods per week between the summer semester 2018 and the summer semester 2019. The paper adresses the following seminars:

  • Social-Ecological Transformations
  • Happiness without Growth
  • Energiewende unter der Lupe

You can find the paper here.

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