What will I learn?

The Master’s program in Economics conveys in-depth knowledge about the relationships among economics, politics, and society. The degree program is characterized by linking cutting edge theoretical and empirical research as well as by the many different possibilities for specialization.

Eleven economics professorships, a comfortable group size, and optimal student to instructor ratios enable a solid education that prepares you for a research-related profession. The program Economics also offers the option of acquiring a double Master’s degree.

  • Excellent education in economics
  • Flexible design of studies
  • Excellent career prospects
  • Possibility to get an international double Master’s degree

The Master’s program Economics conveys basic knowledge about the most recent theoretical and empirical approaches in economics. Based on a Bachelor’s program, it offers the possibility of further specialization.

Students of this Master’s program acquire a profound comprehension of the coherencies between economic, social, and political processes. They learn how to apply scientific methods and findings and can therefore work in diverse occupational fields. With this Master’s program, we prepare you for research and management, for the private sector and science.

Objectives

The Master’s program Economics conveys basic knowledge about the most recent theoretical and empirical approaches in economics. Based on a Bachelor’s program, it offers the possibility of further specialization.

Students of this Master’s program acquire a profound comprehension of the coherencies between economic, social, and political processes. They learn how to apply scientific methods and findings and can therefore work in diverse occupational fields. With this Master’s program, we prepare you for research and management, for the private sector and science.

The Master’s program in Economics prepares for a high-ranking position in various professional areas:

  • Research and academic institutions
  • Economic research departments in large corporations
  • Public service (federal ministries, communities, organizations)
  • International organizations (e.g. United Nations, World Bank, European Union, International Monetary Fund, Central Banks)
  • Managing positions in the private sector
  • Consulting and corporate strategy
  • Development assistance
  • Banks and financial service providers

The Master in Economics currently offers double masters programs with the universities of Liège and Pavia . Both double master programs can be fully studied in English . French or Italian skills are an advantage, but not a requirement.

The double master programs in the Master in Economics are closely based on its basic structure. Study achievements (60 EP | 60 EP) and study time (1 year | 1 year) are divided equally. The first year of study takes place in Hohenheim, the second year at the partner university, which concludes there with the Master's thesis.

Study options

Full Time (4 semesters)

Tuition fees
Tuition fees for international students from non-EU/EEA countries: €1,500 per semester; For the winter semester 2018/19 total: €182.40
Start date

Expected October 2019

Venue

University of Hohenheim

Schloss Hohenheim 1,

STUTTGART,

Baden Wurttemberg,

70599, Germany

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To master program can only be granted to those who 1. A minimum of three years of study with a minimum of 180 credits in Part II of this Statute completed designated closer degree program at a German or foreign university or equivalent has, 2. Good command of English (at least level B2 of the Common European Framework) has that - if it is not the native language of the applicant / the applicant - are usually demonstrated by a language test or other evidence referred to Paragraph 2, 3. Good German language skills (at least level B1 of the European CFR). Other English language proficiency: Cambridge EFL Certificate of Advanced English, Cambridge Business English Certificate BEC Higher, London Chamber of Commerce Level 3, TOEIC 750 points, TELC B2 (at least “good”), Trinity Certificate / ISE III, European level B2, UNIcert II (at least “good”), ALTE Level 4.

For international students

Students must have the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Economics with a standard period of study of at least 3 years
  • A university degree successfully completed in Germany with a standard period of study of at least 3 years in the area of Economic Science
  • A Bachelor's degree from a foreign university with a standard period of study of at least 3 years in Management and/or Economics, or
  • In a degree program related to business and economic sciences.
  • Or an equivalent degree

Language skills: English B2

  • TOEFL with at least 550 points in the paper test procedure and 213 points in the computer test procedure or 79 points in the Internet test procedure.
  • IELTS (academic exam) with an overall band score of at least 6.0.
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