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Applied Economic Analysis

University of Bern

18 months
Duration
1740 EUR/year
1380 EUR/year
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About

The Master in Applied Economic Analysis at the University of Bern is the first university-level program in Switzerland that is specifically aimed at teaching these skills. It provides a unique combination of state-of-the-art theoretical and methodological courses and regular applications to real-world cases.

Overview

Master in Applied Economic Analysis at the University of Bern graduates are able to use the appropriate theoretical concepts, empirical methods and data to analyze applied questions relevant for economic policy making, private and public investment decisions and business strategy.

Skills in applied economic analysis have always been in high demand. With the recent, challenging developments in the global economy, their value has increased even more. Private firms as well as government agencies need the services of professionals who are able to combine economic theory with knowledge of the relevant data as well as the adequate empirical methods to answer all sorts of practical questions. In a globalized and crisis-prone environment with constantly changing economic conditions, strategic decisions of firms as well as the design of economic policies have to be based on competent and timely empirical analysis.

Students of the program...

  • use scientific methods to treat applied economic questions,
  • apply economic theory to practical analytic cases
  • know how to use the best available data for empirical analysis 

Accreditation

recognised by the Swiss Confederation

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Data Analysis
  • Applied Public Economics
  • Econometrics 
  • Macroeconomics 
  • Microeconomics  

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You can only apply after the regular closing date for applications if you do not require a visa for entering and residing in Switzerland. If you are applying late and require a visa for Switzerland, we will transfer your application to a later semester.

Language

English

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

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

  • Bachelor's degree from a Swiss university in the branch of studies Economics
  • Bachelor's degree from a Swiss university with at least 60 ECTS credits in the branch of studies Economics
  • Bachelor's degree from a Swiss university with at least 30 ECTS credits in the branch of studies Economics (this must include coursework in the subjects of Econometrics, Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, each with a minimum grade of 5.0)
  • Bachelor's degree from a recognized foreign university with an equivalent qualification entitles students to admission in accordance with the recommendation made by the Study Committee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1740 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 870 EUR per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    1380 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 690 EUR per semester during 18 months.
  • Regular tuition fee: CHF 750 per semester
  • Non-Swiss students: CHF 200 per semester, in addition to the regular tuition fee, if they did not have their civil law residence in Switzerland or the Principality of Liechtenstein at the time of obtaining their university entrance qualification to a bachelor's degree.

Living costs for Bern

1655 - 2130 CHF /month
Living costs

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Funding

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