Social Policy in an Interdependent World (SPIW)

Social Policy in an Interdependent World (SPIW)

Exam Review for Summer Semester 2022:

The exam review for „Social Policy in an Interdependent World“ (SPIW) from the Summer Semester 2022 will take place on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 from 9:45 a.m. to 11.15 a.m. at Findelgasse 7/9, Room FG 2.016.

In order to attend the exam review, register by October 4, 2022 via email to Elisa Poletto ( Please note that without proper registration the exam review is not feasible.

Summer Semester 2022: relevant course information will be available on StudOn. Please register for the course via StudOn to directly receive emails from us and to access important course information. The StudOn password for the course in SoSe 2022 will be provided at the first lecture on Tuesday, April 26, 2022.

Bachelor, 5 ECTS

Type of Course: Lecture and Exercise

Offered: Annually in Summer Semester

Contact person: Prof. Matthias Wrede and Elisa Poletto

Course Content: Stylized facts about Social Issues and Social Policy; Efficiency and Social Justice from a National and an International Perspective; Comparative Social Policy: Welfare Systems and Policies in Selected Fields; Social Policy and International Flows: Migration, Trade, Capital Flows; Social Policy and European Integration.

Lecture (SoSe 2022): Tuesdays 08:00-09:30, beginning April 26, 2022, Lange Gasse 20, Lecture Hall H2 (Hermann Gutmann-Hörsaal).

Exercise (SoSe 2022): Thursdays 15:00-16:30, beginning April 28, 2022, Findelgasse 7/9, Room FG 0.015 (ground floor). Further details about the exercises will be provided at the first lecture and via StudOn during the semester.

Syllabus and Literature: SPIW Syllabus 2022

Language: English

Recommended prerequisites: Microeconomics, Introduction to Econometrics.

Integration in curriculum: 4th Semester (summer term) Bachelor of International Business Studies and Bachelor of International Economic Studies. Compulsory for students of the Bachelor programs:

  • International Business Studies (IBS) and

  • International Economic Studies (IES)

Permitted aids during the exam: a silent, non-programmable calculator

Further information on the course can be found in the current Module Handbook. Please refer to campo for the most up-to-date time and location information. The course documents and materials will be made available at StudOn.