International Economics

Berlin School of Economics and Law

M.A. On Campus
18 months
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This International Economics degree from Berlin School of Economics and Law is intended for all those with an interest in global economic problems and who seek to develop an understanding of international economic policies, international economic relations, the functioning of the international currency system and intercultural communication.


The Master’s degree programme International Economics from Berlin School of Economics and Law offers an in-depth exploration of macroeconomic issues and problems with a particular focus on international economic relations. The programme will also impart skills in independent academic working, intercultural communication as well as knowledge of at least one foreign language to the level of professional exchange.Economic globalization requires an ever-growing number of specialists able to think beyond borders and view the economy in its global context. This consecutive degree programme imparts a critical understanding of current debates in economics, including a number of heterodox approaches, and seeking to adopt a pluralist perspective. The Master’s degree programme promotes an understanding of international economic contexts and incorporates theoretical controversies, historical developments and up-to-date developments. Adopting an interdisciplinary perspective, it seeks to stress the importance of social and political institutions for economic development.

Professional field

The graduates of this degree programme hold all the qualifications required to work in state and private organizations, internationally-orientated companies, economic associations and labour unions. The degree »Master of Arts« (M.A.) also qualifies its holder for the higher levels of public administration and for national and international doctoral programmes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Macro-economics
  • International Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Global Governance
  • Distribution and Growth
  • Econometrics
  • Gender and Globalization
  • International Economic Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines






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

  • Bachelor's or equivalent degree
  • At least 210 credit points. Applicants with 180 credits will be required to obtain the additional 30 credits by completing an internship in the third semester (the programme will then last four semesters)
  • Evidence specifically of having completed undergraduate modules in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and International Economics
  • Letter of motivation and Curriculum Vitae in English

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 18 months.

There are is no tuition. You only have to pay the €300 semester enrolment fees and an administration fee.


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International Economics
Berlin School of Economics and Law


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