M.Sc. Studies in Economics

| Jena, Germany
The Master of Economics teaches students the skills needed to thoroughly analyze economic issues and problems, understand and apply the relevant academic theory, and use the correct formal and empirical methods. This in turn will allow them to find creative approaches to problem solving and predict the political and social consequences of economic activity.

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Program summary: The Master of Economics (M.Ec.) teaches students the skills needed to thoroughly analyze economic issues and problems, understand and apply the relevant academic theory, and use the correct formal and empirical methods. This in turn will allow them to find creative approaches to problem solving and predict the political and social consequences of economic activity.

To this end, students will acquire profound knowledge in theoretically, empirically, and politically oriented economics as well as in one of the following specialization areas:

  • Innovation and Change
  • Economics and Strategy
  • World Economics
  • Public Economics

Special features: This program can be completed in one year of full-time study (including the master's thesis).

Career opportunities: After graduating from this program, students will be prepared for a variety of jobs and fields of work, including leading or advisory positions in banking, corporations, universities and research institutes, ministries, and private foundations.

Detailed Course Facts

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Tuition fee

There is no tuition for regular courses. Each student pays semester contributions for the financial support of the Student Social Services (2012: Euro 156,40).

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Credits (ECTS) 60 ECTS
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

The Master of Economics teaches students the skills needed to thoroughly analyze economic issues and problems, understand and apply the relevant academic theory, and use the correct formal and empirical methods. This in turn will allow them to find creative approaches to problem solving and predict the political and social consequences of economic activity.

To this end, students will acquire profound knowledge in theoretically, empirically, and politically oriented economics as well as in one of the following specialization areas:

  • Innovation and Change
  • Economics and Strategy
  • World Economics
  • Public Economics

Special features: This program can be completed in one year of full-time study (including the master's thesis).

Requirements

University degree with a duration of at least 4 years or a degree with at least 240 ECTS.
The final grade should be 2,5 or better.
Pre-education inmathematics (10 ECTS), statistics (10 ECTS), and economics (30 ECTS).

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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