M.Sc. On Campus


Freie Universität Berlin

24 months
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The Economics program at Freie Universität Berlin provides expert knowledge, methods, and key qualifications that enable students to engage in independent scholarly work and communication, critical evaluation of scholarly findings, and responsible professional behavior. 


Graduates should be able to contribute to the discipline with their own research and develop appropriate solutions for complex economic problems. 

Key Features 

  • The Economics program from Freie Universität Berlin provides a well-grounded education in the areas of microeconomics, macroeconomics, and economic policy as well as in quantitative methods.

Programme Structure

  • The Master of Science in Economics offers a comprehensive and internationally competitive program in the fields of microeconomics, macroeconomics, public economics, and economic policy as well as quantitative methods. 
  • Throughout this program students acquire key skills and qualifications and learn methods that will enable them to work and communicate independently, to critically assess economic findings and to act responsibly. Graduates will be qualified to conduct their own research in certain fields and to develop suitable solutions for complex real-life economic problems.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics or an equivalent degree with at least 50 credit points in economics and at least 30 credit points in mathematics, statistics, or econometrics.
  • Proof of English language skills (level B2 CEFR) if English is not the student’s mother tongue and the degree was not obtained at an institution where English is the language of instruction.
  • The DSH - or German Language University Entrance Exam for Foreign Students - is obligatory for all applicants whose first language is not German and who have earned their initial degree from a university (or equivalent institution) where the language of instruction is not German.

Tuition Fee

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Students do not pay any tuition fees, the university only charges semester fees and contributions each semester.

Living costs for Berlin

836 - 1340 EUR /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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