International Economic History, M.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 18 months
  • 457
    Tuition (Semester)
    Tuition (Semester)
  • French
The Master in International Economic History is the only advanced degree of its kind in Switzerland. Firmly anchored in approaches and methods used in history, the programme nevertheless focuses significantly on other branches of the social sciences.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


The goal is threefold: to prepare students for advanced research in economic and social history, possibly even a PhD; to enable students to teach at the secondary level; and to provide advanced and flexible training for careers in the public or private sector.

It should be noted that the geography stream allows students to include topics in human geography, such as borders, territoriality, land use planning and urban policy, in their curriculum.

Available orientation:
  • Geography
Career opportunities

A master in International Economic History leads to a number of opportunities both in Switzerland and abroad in:

  • Private sector business, especially banking and finance
  • Public administration
  • International and humanitarian organisations
  • Journalism
  • Secondary school education
  • Academic research and teaching.

Programme Structure

  • Required courses (18 Credits): Methodology and current trends in historical research
  • Thematic courses and electives (42 Credits)
  • Dissertation (30 Credits)

Detailed Programme Facts

    • Started in

        Deadline was:

      • International

      • National

      Dates reflect the university's timezone.

  • Credits (ECTS)
    90 ECTS
  • Duration full-time 18 months
  • Languages
    • French
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Full-time

Academic Requirements

A Bachelor in Economic and Social History or an equivalent degree in another field, upon completion of supplementary courses to be determined based on prior studies.

Tuition Fee Per Semester

  • EUR 457 International
  • EUR 457 EEA
  • Tuition fee is 500 CHF per semester
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