Economics degree offered by the University of Freiburg focuses on building up analytical capacities rather than trying to cover all aspects of the field, because we believe that in a rapidly changing economic and business environment it is the ability to identify, structure, analyze, and solve changing problems that matters. Flexibility demands the ability to collect, assess, and process information in an analytical and systematical way rather than to maximize the storage of information that will typically be short-lived and may be very specific to the situation decision-makers are confronted with or the industry they are operating in.
The program is targeted at post graduates of high potential to be recruited for high and top positions in industry, national administrations, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, and academia. Decisionmaking and management positions demand increasingly broad analytical skills and interdisciplinary knowledge; pure technical or business related skills and experiences will not be sufficient in the near future. Our program reflects these new demands:
We provide students with state-of-the-art economic expertise and management know-how linked with complementary courses from other disciplines.
Thus, our master program focus on people and/or positions that require a broad ranging knowledge and an excellent command of up-to-date analytical and management tools in order to solve complex, multi-level problems in the international market place, the political arena, or in academia.
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- Economic Policy and Public Choice
- Advanced Microeconomics
- Intermediate Econometrics
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Bachelor's degree with a grade of 2.7 or better (or comparable at least three-year university degree) with at least 20 ECTS credits from the field of mathematics / statistics / econometrics and at least 70 ECTS credits from economics modules, of which at least 40 ECTS credits from VWL modules , If the grade point average of the required university degree is less than 2.7, the Bachelor's thesis or the final thesis must have been rated at least 2.0.
- Strong interest in economic questions and economic analyzes
- Knowledge of German at least at level C1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
- English at least level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
International3000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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