Administration

The ECON Administration is organised in four main areas:  

Department administration

  • Office allocation
  • HR (hiring/resignation – system entering/removing, submission, personnel data editor)
  • Introduction of new employees
  • Recording of absenteeism (sickness and holidays)
  • Updating the faculty and staff list (web)
  • Submission/recommendations to foundations and awards (information to the relevant persons, keep to deadlines)
  • Secretary to the head of department and the head of secretariat
  • Web page and staff portal
  • Newsletters
  • Information screens
  • Ordering IT equipment
  • Exelsior
  • Planning of meetings for the head of department + minutes
  • Planning of department events, incl. alumni lunch and faculty party
  • Recruitment events (e.g. gymnasielærerdag)
  • Welcoming guests
  • Assisting employees and guests in practical matters
  • Ordering office supplies, paper etc.
  • Contact to suppliers (flowers, coffee machines etc.)
  • Support for printers and copying machines
  • Mail (mail room)
  • Newspapers (incl. subscription)

 See who to contact below (under 'Assignment allocation').    

Section administration

  • Support to the head of section:  economy, section meetings, planning and administration of Staff Development Dialogues (MUS) (incl. follow-up on VIPs’ CV-updates)
  • Support to the section council    
  • Language revision
  • Conferences and workshops
  • Support to research groups and centres (incl. minutes, web page)
  • Assist employees and guests in practical matters
  • PURE
  • Travel booking
  • Settlement of travel expenses
  • Administration of research projects
  • Order books in relation to research (books in relation to teaching must be ordered by the study administrators)
  • Ad hoc

Study administration

  • HA/BSc – CM/MSc – HD – Oecon/Soc/Math-Econ/Public Policy and Econ/Winter School/Summer School
  • Support to HA/BSc and CM/MSc coordinators, directors of studies, head of education
  • Study related events, e.g. IMSQE events, recruitment
  • External examiners and instructors (salary, settlement)
  • Part-time lecturers and instructors (hiring, expiry etc.)
  • Teaching evaluations
  • Exelsior
  • Study trips (students, student associations)
  • Study spaces (for Master's theses writers)
  • Order books in relation to teaching (books in relation to research must be ordered by one of the research secretaries of your section)

See the list of study administrators here

PhD administration

  • Programme administration for PhD students 
  • Approval of funding and pre-approval of external PhD courses
  • PhD defences
  • PhD courses
  • Support to the Head of the PhD Programme, Helena Skyt Nielsen

Susanne Christensen handles general administration of the PhD programme at the department. 

Research support for PhD students is handled by the research secretaries of the individual PhD student's academic section. Find your section here.

Data management

  • Administration of ECONAU’s data resources for register research: Maintenance of data infrastructure, data validation, data cleaning, and organizing registers, process and data documentation.
  • Surveillance and optimization of ECONAU server resources.
  • Administration of researchers’ data access: Establishment of new users, legal agreements (data processor and affiliation agreements).
  • Establishment of new research projects: Data management, consulting and practical guidance when establishing new register research projects or updating existing projects.
  • Register data and information security: Security course for new register data users, yearly audit according to guidelines of the Danish Data Protection Act and GDPR.
  • Participating in the Danish Network of Data Managers and in the ECONAU Steering Group.

Assignment allocation

  • Head of Administration  

  • BSc Economics and Management (Oecon) incl. Bachelor's projects
  • BSc Public Policy  incl. Bachelor's projects
  • Support to the head of studies, Oecon
  • Language revision

  • PA to the head of department

  • Section administration: Economics (Bo Sandemann Rasmussen)
  • Research secretary to the Research Centre for Firms and Industry Dynamics (FIND) 
  • Language revision    

  • HD 1st part
  • MBA: ECON courses

  • HA/BScB Financial Accounting incl. Bachelor's projects
  • CM/MSc Business Economics and Auditing (AUD)
  • BA Business Administration (SOC) - Bachelor's projects
  • Winter School
  • Handbook for new students
  • Support to the head of studies, CM/MSc AUD
  • Support for Thomas Quistgaard Pedersen
  • WorkZone
  • Language revision

  • HA/BScB Finance incl. Bachelor's projects
  • CM/MSc Finance
  • CM/MSc Finance and International Business
  • Support to the CM/MSc coordinator
  • Support to the HA/BSc coordinator
  • Instructor hiring - HA/BSc
  • Language revision

  • Recording of absenteeism (sickness and holidays)
  • Introduction of new employees
  • Access cards
  • Language revision
  • Administration of Danish courses for international employees at the Department
  • Coordination/planning of recruitment- and student events (e.g. gymnasielærerdag and the Oecon Conference)
  • Coordination/planning of social events at the Department

  • Communication assignments (web page, staff portal, newsletters, information screens, information folders etc.)
  • Working papers
  • Oecon Award
  • Language revision

On leave


  • HR:
    - Hirings and resignations (incl. system entering/removing, submission, personnel data editor)
    - Lists for display at the Department (employee lists etc.)
    - Office allocation
  • Exelsior
  • Purchase of furniture
  • Approval of IT purchase

  • HA/BScB Economics incl. Bachelor's projects
  • CM/MSc International Economic Consulting
  • Mathematics-Economics (MatØk): Bachelor's projects and Master's theses
  • Language revision

  • MSc Economics and Management (Oecon) incl. Master's theses, Topics and Internships
  • Support to the head of studies, Oecon
  • Language revision

  • The ECONAU data ressource for register-based research
  • Data access of users
  • Research project set-up
  • Information security

  • HD 2nd part: Accounting
  • Support to the HD 2nd part coordinators
  • Language revision

  • HA/BScB Business Intelligence and Logistics incl. Bachelor's projects
  • CM/MSc Business Intelligence
  • CM/MSc Operations and Supply Chain Analytics
  • Data Science
  • Language revision

  • Research secretary to the Dale T. Mortensen Centre
  • Section administration: Economics (Bo Sandemann Rasmussen)
  • Language revision (Economics)

  • Section administration: Economics (Bo Sandemann Rasmussen)
  • Research secretary to TrygFonden’s Centre for Child Research  
  • Language revision

  • Section administration: Accounting and Finance (Claus Holm)
  • Language revision


  • Section administration: Econometrics and Business Analytics (Hans Jørn Juhl)
  • Research secretary to CREATES
  • Language revision

  • PhD administration
  • Support to the head of the PhD programme
  • DGPE administration

  • The ECONAU data ressource for register-based research
  • Data access of users
  • Research project set-up
  • Information security

    • Exelsior
    • Teaching evaluations
    • Study spaces (for Master’s thesis writers)
    • Study trips (students, student associations)
    • IMSQE - mentors etc.
    • Instructor hiring - Oecon    
    • Newspapers
    • Mail room
    • Office supplies
    • Coding of access cards
    • Language revision

    TBA

    • Seminars
    • Reception
    • Conferences, workshops etc.
    • Winter School