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The Economics Track in a Nutshell

  • Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  • Full-time program lasting four semesters (two years)
  • All courses taught in English, international student body
  • High-quality, structured program; large range of elective modules; total number of ECTS credits: 120 - 126
  • Various exchange opportunities; double degree program with Europe’s leading economics departments available
  • Excellent career opportunities in international organizations and academia, as well as in leading positions in the public and private sector
  • Located in the industrial heartland of Europe with major international companies on the doorstep
  • Teaching and research assistant positions available on a competitive basis

Curriculum

Introductory Phase Examination (min) ECTS credits
Advanced Microeconomics
Advanced Macroeconomics
Advanced Econometrics
120
120
120
10
10
10
Specialization Phase    
Specialized master courses including 2-4 seminars   60-66
Research Phase    
Master’s thesis (4 months)
possibly including a thesis colloquium
  30
Total   120-126