Visiting lecturer from Philipps-Universität Marburg delivers seminar

Kent was delighted to welcome Dr Bernd Hayo, a leading lecturer from the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics at Philipps-Universität Marburg, who gave a Seminar at the School of Economics on Wednesday 27th March. Dr Bernd Hayo presented his paper titled, “The Impact of the Social Status of Government Leaders on Public Deficits.”

Read Dr Hayo’s paper.

Philipps-Universität Marburg is a German university founded in 1527 and is the oldest university in the world founded as a Protestant institution. It has been a place of research and teaching for nearly five centuries. Today there are nearly 23,000 students studying in Marburg, 12% of which are international students from 120 countries. Almost all scientific disciplines, with the exception of the engineering sciences, are represented at Philipps-Universität Marburg.

Philipps-Universität Marburg is one of Kent’s strategic international partners as well as one of its longest standing, with collaborative activities dating back to 1983.

The School of Economics hosts two seminars per week for students and speakers are usually visiting academics from other universities in the UK and abroad.

For more information on Seminars within the School of Economics, please see their website: