M.Sc. Economics

The master program M.Sc. Economics is a two-year full-time program that combines application and research oriented courses and has a special emphasis on empirical methods.

In addition to a thorough training in economic theory and econometrics, you can - depending on your specialization - attend a varying number of courses offered, e.g., by the Business Department, the Political Science Department or the Sociology Department.

For the specialization beginning in the second semester you can choose among the following five options:

European Political Economy

The specialization European Political Economy is directed towards students who want to deepen their knowledge of the economic aspects of European Integration and the design of economic policy in the European Union (EU) and its  Member States.

International Labour Markets and Innovation

Economic questions at the junction of economics, especially Labour Economics, and Business Administration

International Finance

Provides deeper knowledge in Economics as well as Finance

European Social Security and Health Systems

This specialization is directed towards students who are interested in the economics of the social state (e.g., pensions, welfare, taxation) and has a special focus on the economics of the health care sector.

Applied Statistics and Econometrics

Focuses on the teaching and application of empirical and analytical methods. Equal attention is paid to theoretical as well as data analysis.