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Data Science in Business and Economics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #91 (WUR) Tübingen, Germany
This four-semester Data Science in Business and Economics M.Sc. programme at the University of Tübingen reflects these requirements for a unique skill set, and students who enroll in this programme specialize in econometrics and they select from a broad set of modules on different aspects of business and economics. 


Data Science is a vibrant, interdisciplinary and rapidly growing field. Future data scientists graduates of the Data Science in Business and Economics M.Sc. programme at the University of Tübingen must be able to acquire, understand, and analyze complex and unstructured data, to interpret the meaning of the results, and to communicate the results to relevant stakeholders. Hence, Data Science requires a unique combination of econometrics and statistics, programming skills, and domain knowledge.


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Programme Structure

Areas of Specialization
  • Econometrics
  • Data Science Techniques
  • Business and Economics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • German
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Admission to the M.Sc. in Data Science in Business and Economics requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business Studies or Economics or a comparable degree with excellent grades. Applicants are expected to have a solid intermediate level knowledge in Statistics / Mathematics / Econometrics, Business Administration and Economics.
  •  Complete Transcript of Records with a final grade or calculated grade average.
  • Further, applicants must have experience in writing code in a statistical programming language (preferrably R or Python). Applicants can prove their experience. 
  • Applicants must be fluent in German and English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 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.
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Living costs for Tübingen

  • 630 - 1000 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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