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Economics

University of Konstanz

24 months
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3328 EUR/year
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About

The Economics programme of the University of Konstanz focuses on the use of economic theory and empirical methods as tools for understanding, modelling and evaluating real world economic issues.

Overview

In the compulsory subject area Quantitative Economics students acquire advanced skills in economic theory and econometrics, which find application in a broad spectrum of economic issues covered in the programme’s five optional subject areas: Econometrics and Applied Economics, International Financial Economics, Macroeconomics and International Economics, Microeconomics and Decision Making and Public Economics.

Why study Economics at Konstanz?

The Department of Economics of the University of Konstanz enjoys an outstanding reputation in teaching and research. Its 26 full, junior and assistant professors from the fields of economics, business administration, econometrics, statistics, and business and economics education, over 60 doctoral researchers and guest professors from reputable universities worldwide provide an intellectually stimulating and productive environment for study and research. In in the Department students are respected as individuals and receive extensive support in academic and personal matters.

Career prospects

The Economics programme of the University of Konstanz has two objectives. First, to provide students with a modern and comprehensive postgraduate education in economics in line with the highest international standards. Second, to lay the foundations for a wide range of challenging careers in the private and public sectors, for instance, in national and multinational companies, banks, consulting firms, insurance companies, national and local government, research institutes, universities, and international organisations. With a degree from the Department of Economics of the University of Konstanz the foundations for a successful career are laid.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Econometrics
  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • Advanced Macroeconomics
  • Applied Econometrics and Machine Learning
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Probability Theory and Statistical Inference

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Above average bachelor's degree in economics or a related subject from a recognised university (e.g. business economics, mathematics, natural science, etc.). The grade point average of your bachelor's degree should at least correspond to the German grade 2.5 (good)
  • Documentation of your knowledge in mathematics, statistics, or econometrics, obtained during your bachelor's degree
  • Curriculum vitae in English and a one-page statement written by you, in English, outlining your suitability and motivation
  • Proof of sufficient English language skills
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Results of the GRE test
  • Application form
  • Application (informal) for recognition as a case of hardship (if applicable).
  • If you have been enrolled at a German institution of higher education, please submit confirmation of leaving this university

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3328 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1664 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

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

Living costs for Konstanz

630 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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