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What will I learn?

The M.Sc. Economics builds upon the expertise and reputation of our faculty in various fields of economics. It offers a lot of flexibility and is the most versatile program in economics that we offer. If you want a program that allows you to choose courses from the areas of economics that you find most interesting, this is the program for you.

Experts in economics become ever more important for societies to master key challenges of the future, such as achieving sustainable growth and avoiding unacceptable levels of economic inequality or unemployment. A broad range of field courses and electives gives you all the necessary flexibility to develop your individual academic profile in order to become such an expert.

Graduating from this program, you will be able to understand the driving forces behind major economic trends and what these mean for firms, workers, and governments. You will acquire the skills to analyze economic data professionally and understand the logic of economic problems.

Career prospects

Graduates of the M.Sc. in Economics are well-equipped to either pursue an academic career or an ambitious professional career. We offer a Master's degree that enjoys an outstanding international reputation and gives you a competitive edge on the job market. You will acquire up-to-date scientific knowledge that is in high demand for a broad range of professional careers. Graduates may aim for a doctoral degree (Ph.D.) or careers in business and finance as well as administrative positions in the public sector and international institutions. Furthermore, career paths in economics and finance also include policy advising, publishing, consulting and research.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 semesters)

Tuition fees
1,500 euros per semester since the winter semester 2017/18; In addition, there are the usual semester fees of 158.30 euros
Start date

Expected October 2022

Venue

University of Tubingen

Geschwister-Scholl-Platz,

TÜBINGEN,

Baden Wurttemberg,

72074, Germany

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have a Bachelor’s degree. In addition, they must be fluent in German and solid in English.

For international students

Admission to the M.Sc. in Economics requires a Bachelor's degree in economics, business studies or a related field with excellent grades. Applicants are expected to have sound intermediate level knowledge of microeconomics, macroeconomics and quantitative methods.

We accept the following certificates as proof of English language skills:

TOEFL is: 80 or
TOEFL pbt: 550 or
IELTS: 6.0 (overall band) or
Cambridge: CAE, CPE or BEC Higher or
TOEIC: 700 or
UniCert III Certificate or
German Abitur including at least 6 (G8) or 7 (G9) years of English or
Bachelor degree in English / America Studies or
University degree obtained in the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia or New Zealand.

Please note! For participating in the Double Degree with the University of Nottingham, an IELTS of 6.5 is required.

Application deadline: 15 May.

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