Management and Economics


How do you run a successful company and drive the economy as a whole? Management and Economics combines business administration, economics, and empirical methodology.


Your studies will examine issues relating to both business administration and economics, giving you an extensive insight into the world of business and sound knowledge of the market environment in which companies operate.

You will also gain more in-depth knowledge of personnel economics, the economics of innovation, organizational economics, and microeconomics. Significant emphasis is placed on teaching modern, empirical methods of economic research.

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

Career prospects and further degree programs

The major study program in Management and Economics qualifies students in particular for strategic management positions in international companies that are continually faced with new business and economic challenges brought on by globalization.

Moreover, graduates with the right aptitude have the opportunity to complete a doctorate, an outstanding foundation for an academic career at the juncture between business administration and economics.

Department of Business Administration

Social and applied skills courses (core elective area)

In the major program «Management and Economics», courses that teach social and applied skills can be transferred to the core elective area.

Below you will find a list of these modules, which are offered either at UZH, Innovation Hub UZH or ETHZ and which are eligible for credit transfer to the core elective area of «Management and Economics».

Module Overview HS22 (PDF, 55 KB)

Further information on attending modules at ETH: ETH Modules