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:
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.
Economic questions at the junction of economics, especially Labour Economics, and Business Administration
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.
Focuses on the teaching and application of empirical and analytical methods. Equal attention is paid to theoretical as well as data analysis.