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MSc Economics

Master's program in Economics is a full-time study program which has a length of four semester and comprises modules which sum to 120 ECTS. Since winter semester 2022/2023, this program is offered in English (German language skills are not compulsory). During the course of your studies you can choose a specialization in Empirical Economics or in Sustainability, Behavior and Environmental Policy.

You will be taught a wide range of empirical and application-oriented methods in economics. You will mainly focus on courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics and statistics, international economic policy, public economics and environmental economics.

You can also find further information on this page: Master's programme in Economics at the Osnabrück University

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Admission requirements

Information about the general admission requirements (usually questions about qualification for admission to higher education) can be found on the website of the students' office.

Special admission requirements are defined in the current admission regulations (in German, English version will be provided soon): Among other things, these conditions must be met:

  • A Bachelor's program is suitable for Economics according to the admission regulations.
  • English language skills must be at the level specified in the admission regulations. Competence in English is demonstrated by successfully studying English at school as a first or second foreign language.
  • The applicant must not have definitively failed a comparable examination in a comparable subject area without the option of retaking the examination, and not have lost their entitlement to take the examination.

Advice for online application

When completing an online application, the module descriptions of the completed Bachelor's program can be uploaded. If the current module descriptions are freely available on the Internet, a link can also be provided. Module descriptions are of great help for processing your application.