Academic Advisory Service

The Student Advisory Service is your first point of contact for all questions regarding your studies at the Alfred Weber Institute of Economics - regardless of whether you are interested in our Bachelor's or Master's programme or are already enrolled. 

Central topics are:

  • Questions about the content and structure of the degree programmes, the examination regulations or the module handbook.
  • Career prospects
  • Study requirements, application and enrolment
  • Recognition and transfer of credits
  • Advice on changing subjects or university locations (also: issuing the relevant certificates)
  • General difficulties while studying

Even if a topic is not explicitly mentioned: please feel free to contact us at any time by email, telephone or during our office hours on campus!

Academic Advisors

Marcus Padberg, M.A.

  • B.Sc. Economics
  • M.Sc. Economics
  • M.Ed. Wirtschaftswissenschaft
  • Transfer of Credits (Master)
  • Anrechnung von Studienzeiten/Einstufung (Master)

Office Hours:
Tuesday, 13:00 - 15:00 (online, by appointment only)
Book Appointment
Thursday, 10:30 - 12:30 (only in-person, without appointment)

E-Mail: marcus.padberg@awi.uni-heidelberg.de
Tel.: +49 6221 - 54 2904
Room: 00.018

Marcus Padberg

Fabian Pohl, B.Sc.

  • B.Sc. Economics
  • Part-time programme
  • Transfer of Credits (Bachelor)
  • Anrechnung von Studienzeiten/Einstufung (Bachelor)

Office Hours:
Monday, 13:00 - 15:00 
Wednesday, 10:00 - 12:00 
Online, by phone or in person, please book an appointment.

Book Appointment

E-Mail: fabian.pohl@awi.uni-heidelberg.de
Tel.: +49 6221 - 54 2902
Room: 00.018b

Fabian Pohl


If you have any questions about internships and their recognition (B.Sc. and M.Ed.), please contact the AWI Career Service, Christian Menn (christian.menn@awi.uni-heidelberg.de).