The Master’s degree programme in 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.
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.
- International Economics
- Development Economics
- Global Governance
- Distribution and Growth
- The Political Economy of Modern Capitalism
- 18 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesEconomics Econometrics View 121 other Masters in Economics in Germany
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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)
- English language skills on a high B2 level proved by a standardised test, e.g. TOEFL (iBT minimum score 83), IELTS (minimum score 6.0), TOEIC Four Skills (minimum score 1200), PTE Academic (minimum score 67), Cambridge English Scale (minimum score 170), Oxford Test of English (minimum score 126), UNIcert II
- Evidence specifically of having completed undergraduate modules in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and International Economics
- Letter of motivation and Curriculum Vitae in English
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 18 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 18 months.
There are is no tuition. You only have to pay the €300 semester enrolment fees and an administration fee.
Living costs for Berlin
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.