Economics

Major Minor other

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At Master’s level, you will take an in-depth look at political and economic questions. Our internationally renowned scientists offer courses that provide an insight into current research. Moreover, you have the opportunity to set a focus on subjects such as behavioral or development economics during the course of your studies.

Good knowledge of English is required for the Master's program in Economics as the majority of courses are taught in English.

Career prospects and further degree programs

With a Master's degree in Economics, you will be in demand in national and international companies as well as in economic-policy institutions. Economists find positions at the International Monetary Fund, the OECD, central banks, economic media and as researchers for private institutions. In addition, they hold management positions in consulting firms and financial management.

Moreover, graduates with the right aptitude have the opportunity to complete a doctorate, an outstanding foundation for an academic career.

Department of Economics

Economics is available as:

Major program: 90 ECTS credits. 
Can be combined with the following minor programs:

Business and Economics

Informatics

Accounting and Finance Economics Data Science
Banking Economic Policy Informatics

Banking and Finance

Financial Economics Information Systems
Behavioral Economics Managing Education People-Oriented Computing
Business Administration Quantitative Finance  
Corporate Finance    
Minor program: 30 ECTS credits.
Can be combined with the following major programs:
Business and Economics Informatics
Banking and Finance   Computing and Economics
Business Administration   Data Science
Economics   Information Systems
Management and Economics   People-Oriented Computing
    Software Systems
Minor program for students from other faculties: 30 ECTS credits.
This minor study program can be combined with a major study program in accordance with the provisions set out in your program.