For admittance to the master’s program applicants need to fulfill the following admission requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in economics or an equivalent degree with at least 50 credit points in economics and at least 30 credit points in mathematics, statistics, or econometrics.
Proof of English language skills (level B2 CEFR) if English is not the student’s mother tongue and the degree was not obtained at an institution where English is the language of instruction.
The admission is limited.
The DSH - or German Language University Entrance Exam for Foreign Students - is obligatory for all applicants whose first language is not German and who have earned their initial degree from a university (or equivalent institution) where the language of instruction is not German.
The program provides expert knowledge, methods, and key qualifications that enable students to engage in independent scholarly work and communication, critical evaluation of scholarly findings, and responsible professional behavior. Graduates should be able to contribute to the discipline with their own research and develop appropriate solutions for complex economic problems. The program provides a well-grounded education in the areas of microeconomics, macroeconomics, and economic policy as well as in quantitative methods.