24 months
1454 EUR/year
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The Applied Economics programme at the University of Vienna provides the necessary background for students to carry out rigorous economic analysis in questions of interest for policy and business. The programme offers accordingly advanced knowledge in the core subject areas (econometrics, macroeconomics, microeconomics). 


Moreover, it offers students at the University of Vienna the possibility to shape their own profile by concentrating in particular specialization areas: banking and financial markets, behavioural economics, competition and regulation, macroeconomic policy, and policy evaluation.

After Graduation

  • The graduates are able to understand practically relevant economic issues using the methods and instruments of economics. They have the ability to check predictions made by theory against data. Graduates of the Applied Economics master’s program are also able to apply economics to specific economic issues. The graduates have knowledge that enables them to take on leading positions in business, administration or politics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Econometrics
  • Applied Macroeconomics
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Applied Macroeconomics and Microeconomics
  • Econometrics
  • Competition and Regulation
  • Policy Evaluation
  • Behavioural and Experimental Economics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadlines for EU/EEA students:

  • Winter - 30 November
  • Summer - 30 April 


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • List of degree programmes
  • Admission with a degree from the University of Vienna
  • Admission with a degree from another university
  • Degree programmes with an entrance exam procedure
  • Visiting Master

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1454 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 727 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • As an EU/EEA/CH citizen you only have to pay the Students' Union fee (20.20 Euro). 
  • Non-EU/EEA students pay the fee plus the Students' Union fee of 20.20 Euro

Living costs for Vienna

861 - 1331 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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