Economics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Semester)
    Tuition (Semester)
  • English (take IELTS)
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The Master of Science in Economics at the University of Geneva is a graduate program offering higher education in economics and econometrics, as well as a wide choice of specialization opportunities in advanced topics of economics and econometrics.


It allows student to specialize in any of the following areas :

  • International Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Monetary and Financial Economics
  • Labor Economics
  • Macroeconomics (Joint Master program Geneva-Louvain-Namur)
Main Features
  • 120 Credits ECTS in 4 semesters.
  • Language of instruction: English.
  • Possibility to choose one specialization area among four.
  • Possibility to spend the third semester of the MSc program in another University.
  • Possibility to link the Master's dissertation (30 credits) to an internship.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Econometrics
  • International Economics
  • Monetary and Financial Economics
  • Labour Economics
  • Macroeconomics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Take IELTS test

Academic Requirements

The MSc in Economics at the University of Geneva is fully aligned with European standards. Students with a Bachelors degree in Economics delivered by a Swiss University or a fully accredited foreign institution are eligible for admission. Applications by candidates holding degrees from other institutions, as well as degrees in subjects other than Economics are also encouraged and will be evaluated on a case by case basis depending on the specialization opted for (see also the note Important below). In some particular cases, a successful completion of a one-year preliminary program of advanced Bachelors courses will be required prior to admission to the MSc program. (These courses are given in French).

Tuition Fee Per Semester

  • EUR 459 International
  • EUR 459 EU/EEA
  • Tuition fee is 500 CHF per semester.


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