University of Copenhagen

24 months
10760 EUR/year
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At the Mathematics-Economics programme at the University of Copenhagen, you will work with economic modeling and its deeper foundation in advanced mathematics and statistics. 


You can design your own study track where you focus on e.g. finance, operation analysis or economic theory. 

The Mathematics-Economics programme at the University of Copenhagen gives you the prerequisites to understand economic models, their mathematical foundations, and their application in the financial and political world as well as in the public sector.

Career Opportunities

The job opportunities are very good for MSc graduates in mathematics-economics. For example, many mathematical economists work in Denmark and abroad in the financial sector with advanced model development for banks and insurance companies, and others work at national banks and public institutions, and also as researchers at universities. 

The close collaboration and relationship with economics is also reflected in the fact that many economic advisers and experts are mathematical economists.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Econometrics: Statistical Analysis of Econometric Time Series 
  • Macroeconomics – Business Cycles and Monetary Stabilization Policy
  • Microeconomics – Industrial Organization
  • Finance: Dynamic Portfolio Choice
  • Advanced Probability Theory
  • Stochastic Processes in Non-Life Insurance
  • Computational Finance 
  • Stochastic Processes in Life Insurance

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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

If you have completed a Bachelor’s degree or are enrolled in the final semester of a Bachelor’s programme you are eligible to apply for the Master’s programme in Mathematics-Economics.

If you hold one of the degrees listed below, you are considered to meet all academic requirements.

  • BSc in Mathematics-Economics from the University of Copenhagen 

Other bachelor’s degrees

  • If you have a bachelor’s degree other than those listed above, you must submit additional documentation along with your application so the University can evaluate whether or not you meet the admission requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10760 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5380 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Tuition fee: DKK 40,000 per semester


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