So, you call yourself a Research Ninja?

Prove yourself at the EconBiz Student Competition!


EconBiz, the portal for economics and business studies literature, offers a Student Competition once a year. You can participate, if you study at a university in one of the EconBiz partner countries.

It's on! Take part in the EconBiz Student Competition

May 25th - June 7th, 2020


Win prizes worth 500€ in total!

1st prize: 250 €
2nd prize: 100 €
3rd prize: 50 €

4th-7th prize: Coupon for a one time Online Escape-Game

 Strongest Country Team

The EconBiz partner institution with the most participants wins a certificate and a coupon for a one time Online Escape-Game.


International winners as well as national winners receive a certificate.

Digital Badge
All participants that reach a score of 80% or more, receive the
Digital Badge "EconBiz Research Skills".


A jury from the EconBiz team will evaluate your answers. If several participants achieve the same score, lots will be drawn to determine the winners.

See our full terms of participation (pdf, 230 KB) here.

If you have any questions, please contact us at

Good luck!


Unlock the Treasures

Subject databases like EconBiz contain the treasures of scholarly research.
You will just need the right search (code) to unlock them.


Crack the treasure box with a professional scholarly search query and send us your solution.

Accept the challenge! Register for the competition.

Task 1: Send us your professional search query (15-30 min.)

Task 2: When does it make a difference to know fact from fake? Imagine a situation ... (15-30 min.)


See the winners and results of previous competitions.