Courses and Registration
The complete course catalog ("Vorlesungsverzeichnis") is accessible via MARVIN. Further information on MARVIN is available in the MARVIN pdf-guidelines on the MARVIN homepage. Please note that the course catalog will be updated mid-June (for Fall/Winter) and mid-January (for Spring/Summer).
Courses taught in English at the Department of Business and Economics are published also in our download section and in the course catalog in MARVIN by clicking on "Department 02 Business Administration and Economics" and then on "Exchange Students (ERASMUS & Overseas Incomings)" (click on the small +-icon in order to expand the section or on the arrow-icon on the right side of the screen in order to expand the whole subtree).
Please note that the course catalogue will be updated in mid-June (for Fall/Winter) and mid-January (for Spring/Summer).
Modules at the University of Marburg usually have 6 ECTS and with few exceptions courses have 3 ECTS. Language courses, workshops and soft skills courses range from 1 to 6 ECTS. One ECTS is equals to a workload of 30 hours. Regular fulltime students enrolled at the School of Business and Economics complete 30 ECTS per semester.
Exchange students are welcome to choose their courses from a variety of modules from the School of Business and Economics and other faculties at the University of Marburg. If you would like to attend lectures from other faculties, please contact the respective exchange coordinator of the faculty for registration and further information.
Erasmus exchange students and exchange students with learning agreements should complete their Learning Agreements before their study in Marburg and send it to the international student advisory service of the School of Business and Economics.
Non-Erasmus Exchange students without learning agreements for their study abroad, have to complete the proposed course list and send it to the international student advisory service of the School of Business and Economics for approval.
Please note, that undergraduate (first cycle/ bachelor) students have to demonstrate 60 ECTS in Business Management or Economics to be eligible to register for graduate (master) courses at the School of Business and Economics. There are few master courses which do not require specific perquisites and are open for undergraduate and graduate students without restrictions. Please contact the exchange coordinator and send your Learning Agreement or proposed course list together with your transcript of records to international student advisory service of the School of Business and Economics for approval.
Exchange students cannot register online for courses via Marvin. Please join our ILIAS Group (Click here to join the ILIAS group) as soon as you are registered with the University of Marburg. Via the ILIAS group you can register for courses and examinations, be in contact with the other exchange students and receive information and updates. Admission for courses will be granted by the ECTS-Coordinator based on the Learning Agreement (Erasmus) or Proposed Course List (Non-Erasmus). We highly recommend that you also visit the homepage of the respective research group which offers the your selected lectures, for more detailed information.
If you would like to attend lectures from other faculties, please contact the exchange coordinator of the respective faculty for course and exam registration and further information. We recommend, that you also visit the homepage of the respective research group which offers the your selected lectures, for more detailed information.
Exchange students who wish to complete their bachelor or master thesis or work on their doctoral thesis during their stay at the University of Marburg have to inform the exchange coordinator at the School of Business and Economics about the thesis project in advance, before starting their study in Marburg.The same examination regulations apply for exchange students as for regular students. Learning Agreements and ECTS for a thesis can only be confirmed if a supervisor of the School of Business and Economics accepts to supervise and assess the thesis project.
· Bachelor thesis module has 12 ECTS
· Master thesis module has 18 or 30 ECTS
A detailed request for thesis supervision should be send together with the following documents to the relevant research group, who’s teaching and research area matches with your thesis topic:
· Transcript of records (ToR)
· Abstract or proposal of your project
The thesis will be recorded in an addendum to the learning agreement.
As an exchange student, you will need to register for exams at the School of Business and Economics within the registration period. Please register for examination via our ILIAS Group (Click here to join the ILIAS Group). An email reminder will inform you about the exam registration.Please note, that for courses from other faculties you will have to register through the respective faculty.
Generally, attendance for all examinations (except Seminars) at the School of Business and Economics is required and compulsory.
The examination schedule and seating list are published by the examination office.