Econometrics, M.Sc. | TU Dortmund University | Dortmund, Germany
24 months
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Econometrics is a two-year master’s program jointly offered by the TU Dortmund University, Ruhr University of Bochum and University of Duisburg-Essen. 


The program is aimed at quantitatively oriented students who hold a BSc in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics or related disciplines. Econometric methods are increasingly gaining importance in research, business and the public sector. 

Key Features 

  • Students of Econometrics at TU Dortmund University are capable of using mathematical models to quantitatively describe and analyze problems that arise in companies, research, government, financial institutions and other organizations. 
  • They have an extensive understanding of statistical methods and an in-depth knowledge of central economic causal relationships and the resulting econometric questions.
  • All compulsory courses and a majority of the electives are taught in English.

Programme Structure

  • The program comprises five core and four elective modules, including a six-month Master thesis. Most modules consist of multiple courses which may be chosen according to the individual interests of the students. 
  • Core courses teach key concepts in Statistical Theory, Econometrics and Time Series Analysis. The core curriculum also conveys skills in project management, consulting and applied research. 
  • A large pool of electives and specialized seminars enables the students to deepen their knowledge in selected fields of econometric theory and applied economic research, e.g., health economics or financial econometrics.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • EU: Friday before the start of the lecture period




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

  • University Entrance Qualification (HZB). This will usually be your completed university degree or a   secondary education degree/school diploma. Please refer to this website for further information.
  • Proof of English language skills of at least „B2“ level. (See “language requirements”)
  • A “good” Bachelor’s degree (2.7 or better in the German grading system) which contains at least 15 ECTS in the field of Mathematics / Statistics and at least 15 ECTS in the field of economics.

Tuition Fee

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  • EU/EEA

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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

In Germany all public universities are free of tuition fees. However, students are requested to pay a social contribution fee.

Living costs for Dortmund

730 - 1100 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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