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Master's Program "Economics"

The Master’s program “Economics” offered by Osnabrück University can be studied with an empirical emphasis where students acquire a wide range of empirical and application-oriented methods. These methods are taught by using relevant software. Areas of application are e.g. international economic policy, financing and public economics.

Structure of the program

The two-year program with 120 credits (according to ECTS) completes with the degree “Master of Science” (M.Sc.).

The module handbook (in German) with detailed module descriptions can be found on the website of the Examination Office.

Admission requirements

Requirements for the admission to the Master’s program “Economics” can be taken from the current admission regulations.

Competences in German and English have to be proven for admission. In this context, German language skills at the level “DSH II” are required. For the proof of English language skills, an Academic IELTS test with the result of at least 6.0 is required. The test can be omitted if the applicant’s native language is English or if a full Bachelor’s program was completed in English.

Important note: When applying online, the detailed module descriptions of the completed Bachelor’s program have to be uploaded online. In case of accessible module descriptions on the Internet, applicants can also provide a web link. Without current module descriptions, applications cannot be processed.


An application for the Master’s program is possible for all graduates who have mainly dealt with economic questions in their Bachelor studies.

Information about application deadlines and online application.

Career entry

The labor market for economists is characterized by diversity and has changed significantly in recent years. The traditional image of economists is determined by market analyses and market predictions. Today, economists’ qualifications are often demanded to solve business-related issues. READ MORE...