Discussions in front of the blackboard

Outstanding professors

A unique mix of external and own lecturers

The Kiel Advanced Studies PhD Program is unique due to its mix of external and internal professors. Our external lecturers are leaders in their field and work on exciting, relevant research. By taking courses with them, our PhD students can get feedback from the very best and experience the research frontier in international economics first-hand. In our curriculum, we aim for a mix of world-renown senior professors and young, innovative “rising stars” who teach the newest ideas and methods in their field. During the 5 years of your PhD, you will thus have access to a steady-stream of excellent visiting scholars and teachers from the best economics departments around the world.

Curriculum — ASP Kiel Institute PhD Program 2024/2025

Sept. 2 – 6, 2024     Coding and Visualization Skills, Friedrich Geiecke (LSE)
Sept. 9 – 18, 2024    Math Camp, Richard Schnorrenberger (Kiel University)

Sep. 30 – Oct. 4, 2024    Macro I: Real Business Cycles and Quantitative Methods, Sergio de Ferra (Oxford)
Oct. 14 – Oct. 17, 2024    Macro II: Growth and Search & Matching, Federica Romei (Oxford)
Nov. 4 – Nov. 8, 2024    Macro III: New Keynesian Models, Andrea Ferrero (Oxford)

Oct. 2024 – Feb. 2025      Microeconomics, Horst Raff, Sebastian Köhne, Jana Friedrichsen (Kiel University)
Oct. 2024 – Feb. 2025    Macroeconometrics, Kai Carstensen (Kiel University)
Apr. 2025 – July 2025    Causal Inference in Economics, Jens Ruhose (Kiel University)

Expected March 2025    International Finance and Macrohistory, Moritz Schularick (Kiel Institute), Christoph Trebesch (Kiel Institute)
April 7 – 11, 2025    International Macroeconomics, Dmitry Mukhin (LSE)
April 28 – 30, 2025 Topics in International Trade and Investment, Kalina Manova (UCL)
May 19 – 23, 2025    Global Production Networks, Ernest Liu (Princeton)
June 2 – 6, 2025    Topics in International Trade and Geography, Treb Allen (Dartmouth)
July 21 – 25, 2025    Topics in International Macroeconomics and Trade, Nitya Pandalai-Nayar (UT Austin), Christoph Böhm (UT Austin)

At the same time, you can interact with our own very good faculty at Kiel University and the Kiel Institute, e.g. Jens Boysen-Hogrefe, Dirk DohseJana Friedrichsen, Holger Görg, Tobias Heidland, Julian HinzSebastian Köhne, Stefan Kooths, Wilfried RickelsJens Ruhose, Ulrich SchmidtMoritz Schularick, Rainer ThieleChristoph Trebesch, Horst Raff or Maik Wolters (a full list is here).

Highlights of previous years (past ASP lecturers)