Economics, M.Sc. | Friedrich Schiller University Jena | Jena, Germany
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About

The Master of Science in Economics at Friedrich Schiller University Jena teaches students the skills needed to analyse economic issues and problems thoroughly, understand and apply the relevant academic theory, and use the correct formal and empirical methods. 

Overview

This in turn will allow them to find creative approaches to problem solving and predict the political and social consequences of economic activity.

At least 56 credits must be earned in the area selected. Each specialisation area includes core courses that must be taken by all students and optional courses from which they may choose.

This programme in Economics at Friedrich Schiller University Jena can be completed in two years of full-time study. It includes basic courses, a specialisation area, and a Master's thesis

The Master's thesis must be written in the student's specialisation area and should focus on one of the faculty's primary research topics.

Career opportunities

  • After graduating from this programme, 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Advanced Macroeconomics
  • Money and Financial Markets
  • Monetary and Fiscal Policy
  • Growth and Innovation
  • International Trade
  • Topics in Behavioral Economics 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Registration form
  • CV
  • Motivation letter
  • University entrance qualification certificate
  • Previous university degrees earned
  • Detailed transcript of records
  • Proof of relevant work experience
  • Proof of subject-specific practical experience
  • Proof of language proficiency
  • Proof of achievements during your previous study programme and choice of specialisation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • Semester contribution € 266,10

Living costs for Jena

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.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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