Study Economics in Germany

Study Economics in Germany

Studying Economics

Economics is the social science that investigates all factors involved in the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services. Its ultimate goal is to optimise all these actions, in order to improve the well-being of economic entities and consumers, which is also the purpose of accountants and financial experts.

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Studying in Germany

Universities in Germany are famous for excellent education, not only in engineering. German degrees are recognized all around the world and have a strong international focus. Various scholarships and special support for international students are available.

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69 Economics Master's degrees in Germany

M.Sc. Entrepreneurial Economics

Make a leap in your management career at BiTS! How? With an accredited M.Sc. in Entrepreneurial Economics at one of the 25 best internationally oriented universities in the world. The Entrepreneurial Economics programme is offered by the BiTS University of Business Leadershi .

Masters programmes
M.Sc. Economics

In the M.Sc. Economics, students profit from the theory- and methods oriented approach of the WiSo-faculty of the University of Cologne that combines research and teaching with practice.

Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
M.Sc. Double Master's in Health Economics and Management

Double Master's in Health Economics and Management gives students the opportunity to benefit from the expertise of two top-ranking universities. Students of the programme benefit from the interdisciplinary approach and the participation of three faculties, the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences and the  Faculty of Medicine of the University of Cologne and the  Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences of Maastricht University.

Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
M.Sc. Political Economy

The Master's Programme Political Economy is a truly interdisciplinary endeavour of the Department of Economics and the Department of Politics and Public Administration. A unified approach to teaching political economy at the graduate level has become inescapable because economic research on political processes and advanced political science research have become virtually indistinguishable.

M.Sc. Industrial and Network Economics

The Master Industrial and Network Economics (MINE) is a two-year English-medium program dealing with the economic analysis of network industries and infrastructure management.

M.A. Chinese - European Economics and Business Studies

This intercultural programme Chinese-European Economics and Policy Studies provides students with key insights into major aspects of economic development in China and Europe. The skills taught include analyses of specific aspects of trade relations and financial flows, and an understanding of the social and economic interrelations between these two geo-political regions.

IMB Institute of Management Berlin
M.A. International Economics

One semester abroad, foreign language courses and the option of a double degree at a renowned parter university: These are the trademarks of this research-oriented degree programme in international economics relations. The creation of an individual profile is possible. Foci are: Development Economics, European Integration, Economics of Latin America, Institutional Economics and quantitative methods of economic research.

Faculty of Economic Sciences
M.Sc. Economics

The Department of Economics at LMU Munich offers a 4-semester Master Program in Economics taught in English, starting each year in October (winter term). Upon successful completion of the program, students are awarded a Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree.

Faculty of Economics
M.Sc. Business and Economics Education

The principle aim of the Master's programme in Business and Economics Education at Saarland University is to train teachers for today's modern business studies and economics curricula. Graduating from the M.Sc. programme is regarded as equivalent to passing the first state-supervised examination to become a qualified teacher at a vocational college and entitles graduates to apply to start their in-school probationary teaching period.

Faculty of Law and Economics
M.Sc. Economics

Our two years' master of science program in economics (M.Sc.) imparts broad analytical competence as well as specific techniques necessary to solve problems specific to the area of the chosen profile: Economics and Politics, Finance, Information Systems and Network Economics.

M.Sc. International Economics

You are intrigued by the claims often made about the benefits and threats from economic globalization? You think that scientific analysis should be brought to bear on this issue? Then this is your program.

School of Business and Economics
M.A. MA Program in International Economics, Business & Cultural Diplomacy (2 Years)

Operating under a joint partnership, the Furtwangen University (HFU) and the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy are the first institutions to offer a Master of Arts degree program that will educate students from around the world in several academic disciplines related to International Economics, Business & Cultural Diplomacy. The degree focuses on several academic disciplines related to International Economics, Business and Global Politics, with a particular emphasis on cultural diplomacy and its historical and contemporary application in the public sector, private sector and civil society. The degree prepares students for careers in diverse fields, such as the field of international relations, the humanities, business, the financial sector, politics and culture, with a special focus on Cultural Diplomacy institutions and the application of Cultural Diplomacy in the framework of foreign policy and international economics.

The Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies
M.Sc. Business Informatics

The subject of Business Informatics is information systems regarding research, teaching, and practical applications in business and management. Information Systems are used here for the steerign process in companies or for creating informational services for internal and external corporate buyers.

Business & Economics
M.Sc. Politics, Economics, Philosophy

The School of Economics and Social Sciences at Universität Hamburg offers a two-year, English-language master’s program in politics, economics, and philosophy commencing in the winter semester of each year. The program focuses on the analysis of individual and collective decision-making from the perspective of the three disciplines.

M.Sc. Honors Master Degrees

We educate the business and economic leaders of tomorrow according to our motto: Support and Challenge! The Honors Master Degrees in Business, Economics and Information Systems provide a mix of academic theory and practical experience. Furthermore we develop the knowledge of our graduate students in areas such as communication, conflict management, teamwork and intercultural competence. During the programs, students receive the best preparation for leadership positions in business and top international research institutions.

Faculty of Business, Economics and Information Systems
M.Sc. Economics

Today’s economists face globally competitive and increasingly complex environments. Universität Hamburg’s Master of Science in Economics responds effectively to these developments. The program, which is taught entirely in English, attaches great importance to quantitative skills and emphasizes state-of-the-art methods in empirical research. It encourages applied work and relates it to policy and also prepares students for real-world economic situations and challenges.

M.Sc. Economics

The Master’s program in Economics gives students specific knowledge about the relation of the economy, politics and society. It prepares the students for a successful career in high-ranking positions in private enterprises, research, consulting, financial service, international organizations, and in the public sector.

Faculty of Business, Economy and Social Sience
M.Sc. Economics and Management Science

The Master’s Program in Economics and Management Science (MEMS) is designed to give students the knowledge, skills and methods necessary for critical and successful future involvement in the worlds of economics and business. The international orientation of our program gives students the understanding necessary for engagement on an international level.

M.Sc. Economics

The M.Sc. in 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. 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.

Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
M.Sc. Agricultural Economics

Agriculture is a major driving force in global development. Especially as the earth‘s population grows and income levels increase, the production, trade, financing, processing, regulation, marketing, and consumption of agricultural food, feed, and fiber are crucial areas of research. Agricultural Economics examines the use of available resources from farm to fork to meet the needs and desires of present and future generations.

Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
M.Sc. International Economics and Economic Policy

This study programme, which is taught in English, focuses on process structures of economic policy in the international integration of markets. The programme prepares students for challenging careers in administration and politics, as well as in national and international organisations. In addition to applied econometrics and micro and macroeconomics, the programme provides in-depth knowledge of international economic policy and globalisation.

Masters programs in English
M.A. Global Political Economy

The Master programme in Global Political Economy aims to help students to develop a critical understanding of the numerous theoretical approaches and practical issues as well as the wide spectrum of institutions, actors and processes in the Global Political Economy.

Rechts-, Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften
M.Sc. Technische Volkswirtschaftslehre (Economics Engineering)

Als wissenschaftlich qualifizierendes Studienprogramm wird der Masterstudiengang Technische Volkswirtschaftslehre seit dem Wintersemester 2007/08 angeboten. In diesem Masterstudiengang lassen sich in nur vier Semestern fachliches Wissen, analytische Fähigkeiten und wissenschaftliche Kompetenz intensivieren und ausbauen. Dabei werden die im Bachelorstudium erworbenen wissenschaftlichen Qualifikationen weiter vertieft oder ergänzt.

Department of Economics and Business Engineering
LL.M. European Master in Law and Economics (EMLE)

The European Master in Law and Economics (EMLE) programme offers the unique opportunity for interdisciplinary studies of Law & Economics at two or even three European and Non-European universities. The programme prepares students for a professional career, for example, in public organisations, multinational law firms or consultancy firms.

Fakultät für Rechtswissenschaft
M.Sc. Economics

The program “Master of Science in Economics” at the University of Bonn is a two-year program held in English that started in Winter 2006/07 with the first group of students. While it is a new degree program, it builds on 25 years of experience in the Department of Economics.

Department of Economics
M.Sc. International Business and Economics

International - Interdisciplinary - Focused on research and managerial practice The M.Sc. program in International Business and Economics (IBE) combines academic excellence in international management sciences and international economics. Within our lectures, case studies, seminars and empirical projects, we train the students in theory construction & methodology and equip them with industry expertise.

Faculty of Business, Economy and Social Sience
M.Sc. Economics

Our programme has two objectives. First, to provide you with a modern and comprehensive postgraduate education in economics in line with the highest international standards. Second, to lay the foundations for a wide range of challenging careers in the private and public sectors, for instance, in national and multinational companies, banks, consulting firms, insurance companies, national and local government, research institutes, universities, and international organisations.

Faculty of Law, Economics and Politics
M.Sc. Agrarökonomik/Agricultural Economics

This program enables students to solve economic and social problems in rural development, securing food and protection of resources; combines knowledge in economics and social sciences with special knowledge in agriculture and natural sciences with an interdisciplinary approach.

Faculty of Agriculture and Horticulture
M.Sc. Applied Economics and International Economic Policy

The master program at hand builds upon the former program “Internationalization and Economic Policy” which has been excellently evaluated in the CHE-ranking. The academic focus is on scientific research: theoretical and methodological knowledge form the basis of an internationally aligned and application-oriented approach.

M.Sc. European Economics

This double degree program is conducted in cooperation with the Università degli studi di Pavia. Students spend one year at the University of Tübingen and one year at the partner institution, earning a degree from both institutions. Students of this program are full students at both universities.

School of Business and Economics
M.Sc. Bioeconomy

The Master’s program in Bioeconomy is an interdisciplinary program jointly offered by Hohenheim’s three faculties. It offers a comprehensive education for professionals who aim to work in those sectors of the economy that use biological resources and bio-technological processes to produce bio-based goods and services.

M.Sc. Social and Economic Data Analysis

The Master’s Program in Social and Economic Data Analysis (SEDA) offers students from different academic backgrounds the opportunity to specialize in the collection, processing and analysis of quantitative social science data. Today’s information society is characterized by an ever-growing abundance of data from sources as diverse as administrative records, surveys or network logs. Yet, such data merely provide the “raw material of knowledge”, and it takes well-trained analysts to detect meaningful structure, and to extract relevant information from these sources.

M.Sc. Economics

We offer our students comprehensive training in economic theory and econometrics as well as grounding in basic economic functions with a focus on national and international economic policy-making.

M.A. Development Studies

The programme addresses the worldwide need for experts in the expanding field of development research as well as for project managers in international development co-operation. Students enrolled in the programme gain insights into the economic, social, ethical, and cultural contexts and constraints of development. The programme provides outstanding opportunities to put theory into practice through international field research, with a strong focus on integrating quantitative and qualitative methods.

Faculty of Arts and Humanities
M.Sc. Economics and Law

Increasingly, companies and businesses are placing additional requirements on employee qualifications. Many businesses are now looking for university graduates who have both economic and legal knowledge. Potential legal issues that might affect business processes can therefore be identified and addressed before contacting a company's legal department or engaging the services of a fully qualified lawyer.

Faculty of Law and Economics
M.Sc. Survey Statistics

The orientation of the Masters Course in Survey Statistics on modern statistical methods stays abreast of changes for the requirements of the international application-oriented, institutional and official statistics, particularly in the European context. This orientation is also considering the geographic location of Trier: Trier is situated near the border triangle of Germany, France and Luxemburg. A large number of European institutions are proximate, including in particular the Statistical Office of the European Commission, Eurostat, which is easily reached in Luxemburg.

M.A. Political Science

The Master programme in Political Science has a strong research orientation in order to prepare you for further academic employment or Ph.D. programmes.

Fakultät für Sozial- und Wirtschaftwissenschaften
M.Sc. Health Economics

The Master’s programme comprises 120 ECTS credit points and is laid out for a standard full-time study period of four semesters.

Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
M.A. International Economics and Public Policy

The Master's programme "International Economics and Public Policy" is an interdisciplinary programme jointly run by the Political Science and Economics Departments of the University of Trier. The programme combines application and research oriented courses.

M.A. Ethics - Economics, Law and Politics

This degree programme is unique, because it integrates both the normative competence of practical philosophy and social ethics and the descriptive knowledge of political science, law and economic science in a future-oriented manner and provides the foundation for interdisciplinary research and application-oriented studies.

Departments of Philosophy/Economics, Law, Political Science
M.Sc. Quantitative Economics

The study programme Quantitative Economics (MSQE), which is taught in English, offers analytical and quantitative training that is closely linked to the Ph.D. programmes offered by the Graduate School of Economics, Finance, and Management.

Masters programs in English
M.A. Development Economics

What do we “develop” in our MA in Development Economics? If “software” is the answer you were looking for, the app obviously led you to the wrong page. But if you want to know what economic and policy instruments can spur growth of a whole country, how to assess the impact of a policy measure, or most efficiently help developing countries reach adequate living standards or whether help helps at all.

Faculty of Economic Sciences
M.Sc. Economics - Double Degree Options

The Double Degree options are perfect for all those seeking an internationally oriented interdisciplinary top class education. Graduates will obtain a Master's degree both from the University of Konstanz and the parter university.

Faculty of Law, Economics and Politics
M.Sc. Economics (European Political Economy)

The master's program European Political Economy is directed towards students who want to deepen their knowledge of the economic aspects of European Integration and the design of economic policy in the European Union (EU) and its Member States.

M.Sc. Economics (European Social Security and Health Systems)

The masters program European Social Security and Health Systems is directed towards students who are interested in the economic aspects of the welfare state. The main objective of a welfare state is the protection of the people against the most severe economic risks like poverty and sickness. At the center of this masters program is therefore the economic analysis of government interventions regarding income distribution, the alleviation of poverty, the pension scheme and health care.

M.Sc. Economics and Institutions

The Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Economics and Institutions is a consecutive two-year (four semesters) full-time Master’s programme. All classes are taught in English; no German-language ability is necessary to participate in the programme.

Faculty of Business Administration and Economics
M.Sc. QE - Quantitative Economics

The (Research) Master’s degree programme in Quantitative Economics (QE) is organized jointly by the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics and the Center for Mathematical Economics (IMW).

M.Sc. Economic Behaviour and Governance

The Master program in Economic Behaviour and Governance (EB&Go), M.Sc. emphasizes the main research areas of the faculty at the Institute of Economics. The objective is to provide students with profound knowledge in behavioural economics with a strong focus on applied research questions.

Rechts-, Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften
M.A. Modern East Asian Studies

The departments for economics, law, social sciences and cultural studies of Goethe University have joined their forces to create a new interdisciplinary M.A. program in Modern East Asian Studies (MEAS). In a truly interdisciplinary sense, the biennial M.A. program accommodates both students with a B.A. degree in Asia related cultural studies, and students with a B.A. degree in economics, law, or social sciences.

Masters programs in English