Inaugural Lecture by Prof. Sanja Korac, July 18, 2023
On July 18, the joint inaugural lecture by Prof. Dr. Sanja Korac and Prof. Dr. Désirée Christofzik took place in the auditorium of the university, which was also live-streamed via BigBlueButton. Prof. Korac's talk on "Performance- and Impact-Oriented Budgeting - International Developments and Manifestations in Germany" and Prof. Christofzik's talk on "Risks and Side Effects - How to Empirically Capture the Consequences of Fiscal Policy Decisions" were followed with great interest by nearly 80 guests in person and about 20 guests in the digital space. Prof. Koracs inaugural lecture should have taken place in 2020 but has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Workshop on Academic Work Provides Assistance at Different Phases of Writing a Term Paper or Master's Thesis (or Final Thesis)
Prof. Sanja Korac and Ms. Sarah Müller, M.A., jointly offer the Workshop E 608 - Academic Work - Interdisciplinary Fundamentals and Practical Application every summer semester. The workshop provides students with different academic backgrounds with the basics of academic work. It covers both the fundamentals of research design, methodological approaches, as well as techniques for academic writing and presenting, along with general evaluation criteria for term papers, seminar papers or final theses. Participants can work on their own pre-academic or academic work (seminar paper, master's thesis, magister thesis) during the workshop under guidance, complete it, and practice its presentation. The workshop is aimed at all students of the University of Speyer and offers, as part of a voluntary course (indicated in the Transcript of Records with 2 SWS), the same support that is provided at other universities by writing centers or university writing services.