M.Sc. On Campus

Applied Economics and International Economic Policy

University of Wuppertal

24 months
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The Applied Economics and International Economic Policy at University of Wuppertal graduates are faced with special challenges in terms of combining theoretical knowledge and empirical analysis. 


About Applied Economics and International Economic Policy at University of Wuppertal

In international companies (incl. consulting firms, banks and insurance companies) as well as in a multitude of international institutions, the analysis and interpretation of data is a determining basis for efficient decision-making. The "Applied Economics" program teaches these skills.

Our 2-year Master Program Applied Economics, taught in English, prepares you for the challenges of a career in international organizations and multinational companies in the international economic arena. During the course of the program you will develop key competencies that are crucial for a modern economist, such as the independent evaluation and analysis of data and the derivation of policy suggestions based on a solid theoretical foundation. The Applied Economics program offers the unique combination of theoretical, institutional and empirical analysis with a focus on the issues and topics of the real world and the global economy.


Our Master Program prepares you for careers in the following areas:

  • EU, OECD, UN and similar international organizations
  • Central banks
  • Economic research institutions
  • Industry and other associations and federations
  • Consultancy firms (including management consulting)
  • Insurance companies
  • Civil service

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Regression and Time Series Analysis
  • Game Theory and Experimental Economics
  • International Macroeconomics and Globalization
  • International Corporate Governance
  • Dynamic Quantitative Economics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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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 an economics program which ranks you amongst at least the top 65% of graduates of your cohort. If it is not possible to prove a relative grade, the overall grade (decimal grade) of at least "2.5" must be proven.
  • At least 100 credit points (according to ECTS) of the Bachelor program must have been attained in economics (e.g. business administration, economics, methods of economics, business informatics, business mathematics, business education)
  • Of which at least 15 credit points in the field of business administration and at least another 15 credit points in the field of economics.
  • In addition to a written thesis, at least 6 credit points must have been acquired through one or more term papers or seminar papers that meet scientific standards.
  • Proof of English language proficiency at level "C1" of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) or an equivalent recognized language examination.

Tuition Fee

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  •  semester fee currently amounting to €317,46

Living costs for Wuppertal

730 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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