M.Sc. On Campus


University of Hamburg

24 months
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The Economics MSc programme from University of Hamburg, 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.


Today’s economists face globally competitive and increasingly complex environments. The Economics MSc programme from University of Hamburg responds effectively to these developments. 

The program provides solid training in best-practice methods in mainstream economics. Students have the opportunity to undertake optional in-depth studies in areas of particular personal interest, which are designed to facilitate the transition into independent research. This program is designed for students who want to pursue careers in higher education, research, or consultancy on both a national and international level.

Career Opportunities

The program is designed for students who have embarked on or intend to embark upon careers in research agencies, consultancy firms, economic advisory services of governments, banks, international agencies, or in higher education and research. Graduates of the master’s program may apply to continue their education at a doctoral level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • Advanced Macroeconomics
  • Advanced Econometrics
  • Financial Economics 
  • Development Economics
  • Quantitative Economic Research
  • Game Theory

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.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Proof of first degree, language proficiency

The prerequisite for admission to the MSc in Economics at Universität Hamburg is a bachelor's degree or equivalent. There are three application categories, each with discrete admission requirements:

  • Degree in Economics
  • Degree including advanced training in economics
  • Degree in mathematics, mathematical economics, statistics or equivalent
  • Proof of English language skills is always required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • The semester contribution is €328. 

Living costs for Hamburg

897 - 1417 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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