Personnel economics and industrial relations (12144)


The students gain a first insight into all questions of human resource management, how they will encounter them either as supervisors or as employees in their later professional life. Topics include vocational training and further education, recruitment and application, remuneration and personnel appraisal. It also explains the fabric of industrial relations in Europe and their impact on employers and workers.

Learning goals: 

ContentCritical thinkingCommunicationSocial and ethical behaviour   Quantitative research
Research based problem solving 
Type of lecture (compulsory or elective)

Exam und Credits: 

  • MAP (excam, 90 min)
  • Credits: 6 


every winter term


Also available as module 38418, then course weeks 1-10 are relevant for the examination. 

Link to syllabus: 

Further information can be found in the current module description.