Prof. Dr. Athanassios Pitsoulis

Responsibilities at the Chair:

  • Head of the department
  • Doctoral supervisor
  • Web presence of the department
  • Strategy and human resource management
  • Lecturer in economics and teaching methodology
  • Departmental advisor

Activities at the University of Hildesheim:

  • Head of the department of economics and economics education
  • Member of the board of the Institute of Business Administration and Business information systems
  • Member of the faculty council
  • Member of the University Library Commission
  • Head of the Board of Examiners for the two-subject Bachelor of Science programme
  • Member of the University Senate’s commission for teacher training

Research interests:

  • Economics Education
  • Public choice & political economy
  • Institutional economics & economic history


Since 03/2013

Tenured professor, holder of the Chair of Economics and Economics Education, University of Hildesheim, Germany

04/2007 – 02/2013

Tenure-track assistant professor of microeconomics, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus, Germany

04/1999 – 02/2013

Doctoral student, University of Siegen, Germany

10/1998 – 04/2007

Scientific assistant at the Center for Economic Education, University of Siegen, Germany

01/1998 – 07/1998

Military service

10/1992 – 07/1997

Studies in economics with special emphasis on economic history, University of Siegen, Germany