The Department of Economics participates in pedagogical and scientific activities of the Faculty of Economics. The department takes part in teaching in the bachelor, master as well as doctoral study programmes. The main mission of the department is to provide students with the knowledge of basic principles of economic life, contemporary economic theory and support their ability of creative economic thinking.
The Department of Economics is in charge of the master degree study programme in Regional Studies, participates in teaching the PhD students and co-operates with both domestic and foreign universities.
The members of the Department of Economics are involved in both teaching and research in the field of economic theory, economic and regional policy, the European economic integration, the world economy and developing countries. They also actively take part in scientific activities, participate in both domestic and international conferences and the outcomes of their work are published in conference proceedings as well as in scientific journals.