The study programme is outstanding due to the variety of subjects that can be chosen. Next to four compulsory (basic) modules the students choose six subjects according to their individual preferences and gain well founded knowledge in theoretical and empirical Economics.
The Masterís programme in Economics provides qualified students the opportunity of doing Double-Masterís programmes. In these degree programmes you can choose between several partner universities in the HERMES network. The advantages:
The Masterís programme Economics conveys basic knowledge about the most recent theoretical and empirical approaches in economics. Based on a Bachelorís programme, it offers the possibility of further specialization. Students of this Masterís programme 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 Masterís programme, we prepare you for research and management, for the private sector and science.
The standard period of study of this full-time Masterís programme is 2 years. It consists of the basic Masterís studies, special fields chosen in the majors and the Masterís thesis.
The basic Masterís studies deal with theoretical and methodological fundamentals in the field of economics. Based on this knowledge, students study the two majors Macroeconomic Theory and Policyand Microeconomic Theory and Policy, each consisting of two components, as well as two seminars in these fields. The profile is rounded off by two minors from a wide range of courses in economics, business studies, or social sciences.Students complete their studies with the Masterís thesis. This is usually completed in the fourth semester. The students have three months to write this thesis independently and according to current scientific methods.
The following double Masterís degree programmes are available in the framework of the M.Sc. in Economics:
ē University of Liège, Belgium, Degree: Master in Economics
- Specialization in Economic Analysis and Public Governance
- Specialization in Economics and Finance
The programme can be studied fully in English. Language skills in German and French are an asset but no prerequisite.
ē University of Pavia, Italy, Degree: Laurea Magistrale in Economics, Finance and International Integration,
- Specialisation: Industrial Organization and Market Strategies
- Specialization: Finance
- Specialization: International Economics Integration
The programme can be studied fully in English. Language skills in German and Italian are an asset but no prerequisite.
No work experience is required.
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On November 20, 1818, Hohenheim became the site of an important agricultural institution, founded by King William I of WŁrttemberg for teaching, experimentation and demonstration. The first director was Johann Nepomuk Schwerz, and it was located in the castle built by Duke Karl Eugen. In 1847 the institution was designated as holding the rank of an "Academy of Agriculture and Forestry". In 1904 the name was changed to "Agricultural College". Hohenheim College was awarded the right to confer doctorates in 1918 and habilitations in 1919. This school was renamed Universitšt Hohenheim in 1967. 2008 there are over ī6,000 students in Hohenheim, a university which is primarily focused on economics and business administration. The University of Hohenheim is one of Germany's leading universities in agricultural science.