M.Sc. On Campus


Heidelberg University

24 months
3000 EUR/year
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Economic issues play a central role in our daily lives: economic growth, wage inequality and unemployment are featured just as frequently in the media as financial crises, emissions trading or the consequences of globalisation. Students in the Economics programme at the University of Heidelberg focus on analysing and answering these and similar questions.


The Master’s degree Economics programme at the University of Heidelberg in economics is aimed at students who wish to increase their knowledge of and methodological skills in macroeconomics following successful completion of a respective Bachelor’s programme. 

The structure of the programme offers professional macroeconomic education at the graduate level that is based on international standards and is aimed at students with sufficient mathematical and analytical prior knowledge. The main objective of the MA programme is to enable students to independently conduct scientific work. 

Occupational Areas

Economists have a multitude of very good career prospects. The ability to recognise, classify and solve problems through structured and analytical approaches is highly valued in many fields. Graduates often find work in some of the following areas: 
  • Economic departments of major businesses 
  • Banks and insurance companies 
  • National and international organisations 
  • Ministries 
  • Research institutes 
  • Consulting agencies 
  • Management

Programme Structure

The elective modules in economics can be chosen from one or more of the following areas of specialisation: 

  • Political Economy and Public Economics 
  • International Economics 
  • Quantitative and Experimental Economics 

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

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for enrollment (available in the service portal )
  • acceptance letter
  • the originals of school certificates relevant for admission and, where applicable, university certificates
  • 1 passport photo (loose)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Heidelberg

922 - 1397 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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