Workgroup for Economic and Infrastructure Policy (WIP)

Teaching area Resources Sustainability Environment and Circularity (RS-EC)

The Workgroup for Economic and Infrastructure Policy offers a wide range of basic and advanced courses in the field of Resources Sustainability Environment and Circularity to students of all fields of study. The teaching area Resources Sustainability Environment and Circularity (RS-EC) allows students to deepen their studies in the field of energy and resource economics with a focus on sustainability and circular economy. The aim of our teaching program is to provide students with the basic economic theories as well as practical applications. In particular, students of industrial engineering and other courses of the Faculty VII are offered the possibility of an attractive deepening with the modules from the teaching area RS-EC.

Teaching

Energy Economics - Energy and Resource Policy (EW-POL)

The focus of the course is on the current challenges for policy due to the changes in the energy market resulting from Germany's commitments to climate protection.

Please note the requirements for registration in the MTS and in the module description.

 

Module number: 70128

Module description: MTS

 

Please refer to the overview table in "Study & Teaching / Lectures" for information on the module's offerings in subsequent semesters.

Energy Economics - Technology and Innovation (EW-TUI)

The content of the event is corporate strategic and economic issues along the research, development and application of low CO2 technologies for energy production. In addition to renewable energy sources (solar, wind, hydro, biomass), fossil energy sources such as coal in combination with CO2 capture and storage as well as hydrogen will be covered.

Please refer to the MTS and module description for registration requirements.

 

Module number: 70132

Module description: MTS

Please refer to the overview table in "Study & Teaching / Lectures" for information on the module's offerings in subsequent semesters.

Energy Economics – Advanced Energy and Resource Policy (EW-AER)

Methodological appraoches to energy, resource and environmental policies from an institutional, microeconomic, and political economy perspective. Application to concrete energy and resource sectors. Please note the requirements for registration in the course catalog / MTS and in the module description.

 

Module number: 70130

 

Module description: MTS

 

Please refer to the overview table in "Study & Teaching / Lectures" for information on the module's offerings in subsequent semesters.

Introduction to Scientific Research (EW-IP)

In this module, students will work under supervision on the most important techniques for preparing a written paper according to basic scientific methods and standards.

Please refer to the specifications for registration in the MTS and in the module description.

 

Module number: 70124

Module description: MTS

Please refer to the overview table in "Study & Teaching / Lectures" for information on the module's offerings in subsequent semesters.

Water Economics (EW-WAT)

The focus of the course is on the central problems of water management and deals in particular with the water cycle, integrated water resource management, industrial economic foundations of water management, the theory of optimal water tariffs, price regulation and international water agreements.

Please refer to the specifications for registration in the MTS and in the module description.

 

Module number: 70260

Module description: MTS

Please refer to the overview table in "Study & Teaching / Lectures" for information on the module's offerings in subsequent semesters.

Environmental and Resource Economics (EW-UUR)

The module covers the basics of environmental and resource economics, i.e. externalities and market failures, internalization approaches, EU CTS, porodoxa and negative impacts, and international environmental policy.

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Please refer to the specifications for registration in the MTS and in the module description.

Module Number: 70252

Module description: MTS

Please refer to the overview table in "Study & Teaching / Lectures" for information on the module's offerings in subsequent semesters.

Sustainability Workshop (EW-NHW)

After completing this module, students are able to work independently on topics relevant to science in the field of economic, energy, environmental and sustainability policy as well as transformation research.

By means of the preparation and presentation of current scientific publications as well as concrete project work, the students acquire presentation and lecture skills and practice dealing with scientific literature and project work.

Within the framework of the course, different content focuses can be selected (sectors: energy, water, agriculture, circular economy, etc. ...).

Please note the requirements for registration in the MTS and in the module description.

Module number: 70385

Module description: MTS

Please refer to the overview table in "Study & Teaching / Lectures" for information on the module's offerings in subsequent semesters.

Ecological Economics (EW-ECE)

The module covers the following topics:

1. The thermodynamic basis of the critique of neoclassical growth theory 2. The environmental significance of material balance approaches 3. Austrian capital theory and its environmental economic significance 4. Neoricardian approaches to resource pricing 5. Economic-ecological systems approaches 6. Ecological growth and macroeconomics 7. Behavioral environmental economics.

Please refer to the specifications for registration in the MTS and in the module description.

Module number: 70349

Module description: MTS

Please refer to the overview table in "Study & Teaching / Lectures" for information on the module's offerings in subsequent semesters.

Theses (bachelor and master)

In the teaching area RS-EC we are happy to supervise bachelor and master theses. Prerequisite for writing your thesis with us is that you completed at least one of our modules.

If you are interested in writing a thesis at the RS-EC department, please contact Gero Scheck and Greta Sundermann.

Contact

Gero Scheck

Research Associate

gfs@wip.tu-berlin.de

+49 30 314-26934

Organization name Workgroup for Infrastructure Policy
Office H 33
Room H 3151

Dr.

Greta Sundermann

Research Associate

gs@wip.tu-berlin.de

+49 030-314-25573

Organization name Workgroup for Infrastructure Policy
Office H 33
Room H 3151