Economics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • Tuition Fee
    918 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
    918 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
  • English (take IELTS)
University rank #60 (ARWU) ,
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 Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
Check if you match the admission requirements

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

  • International Applies to you

    918 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 459 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    918 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 459 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • Tuition fee is 500 CHF per semester.

Living costs for Genve

1,040 - 1,140 CHF/month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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