M.Sc. On Campus

QE - Quantitative Economics

Bielefeld University

24 months
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The (Research) Master's degree programme in QE - Quantitative Economics is organized jointly by the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics and the Center for Mathematical Economics (IMW), at Bielefeld University.


The Master's degree programme in QE - Quantitative Economics from Bielefeld University quantitative analytical approach to economics provides the relevant skills to model and solve economic problems on an abstract level and to transfer the analytic solutions to real world applications. This encourages a flexible and creative approach to complex economic issues like those found typically in the real world.

All courses in the programme are taught entirely in English. Consequently, proof of German language proficiency is not required for admission. Furthermore, graduating with this Research Master?s in Quantitative Economics delivers the necessary qualifications for admission to the Faculty?s Bielefeld Graduate School of Economics and Management (BiGSEM).

Students can choose between two different variants of the Masters degree programe: The regular programe QE and the Erasmus Mundus programe QEM. Both offer the same contents but the QEM programe includes longer student exchanges at partner universities and enables a double degree.


All international programs are accredited by internationally recognized accreditation agencies.

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Probability Theory and Statistics
  • Optimization

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


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.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Certified copy of a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
  • Transcripts of records of all previously achieved study results
  • Proficiency in English either verified by a language test ( TOEFL or equivalent ) or by a qualifying degree from an English-speaking institution
  • Optional: GRE score, letter of application (up to 500 words)

Tuition Fee

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Bielefeld University does not charge tution fees. 

Living costs for Bielefeld

680 - 1050 EUR /month
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