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The Economic Research Track in a Nutshell

  • Two years, full time master’s program (M.Sc.)
  • Fast-track option for acquiring a doctorate. After the introductory modules (E700-703) have successfully been passed students can apply for the intake into this track of study. 
  • Fully taught in English, international student body
  • Participation in doctoral courses at the Center for Doctoral Studies in Economics (CDSE) at the Graduate School of Economics and Social Sciences (GESS)
  • Opportunity to participate in an exchange during your subsequent doctoral studies at the CDSE, which is included in the European Network for Training in Economic Research (ENTER) along with the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, the Université Libre de Bruxelles, University College London, the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, the University of Stockholm & Stockholm School of Economics, Tilburg University, and the Université de Toulouse 1.
  • Excellent career opportunities in high-level academic positions

Curriculum

Introductory Phase

Examination (min)

ECTS credits

Mathematics for Economists
Advanced Microeconomics
Advanced Macroeconomics
Advanced Econometrics

120
120
120
120

6
8
8
8

Specialization Phase - Compulsory Courses

  

Advanced Microeconomics II
Advanced Microeconomics III
Advanced Macroeconomics II
Advanced Macroeconomics III
Advanced Econometrics II
Advanced Econometrics III

120
120
120
120
120
120

5
5
5
5
5
5

Specialization Phase - Elective Courses

  

Specialized PhD courses and 1-2 seminars

 

40-46

Specialization Phase - Research Seminars

  

CDSE seminar in the 3rd and 4th semester
Faculty seminar

 

0
0

Research Phase

  

Research thesis (11 weeks)

 

20

Total

 

120-126