Economics MA

Master degree
24 months
Application deadlines: July 15
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: October
International tuition: €343.6
Domestic tuition: €343.6

Program overview

The Master’s degree programme in economics is aimed at students who wish to increase their knowledge of and methodological skills in economics following successful completion of a respective Bachelor’s programme. 

The structure of the programme offers a professional economic education at the graduate level that is based on international standards and is aimed at students with sufficient mathematical and analytical prior knowledge. The main objective of the Master's programme is to enable students to independently conduct scientific work. The programme’s teaching focus is on current academic methods and research findings. After graduation, students have an overview of the interconnections within the subject as well as the ability to analyse scientific publications on economics and to independently apply scientific methods and findings to economic issues.  

The academic programme enables graduates to work in the public or private sector or to complete a doctorate. In order to prepare students for the international labor market for economists, all courses in the Master's degree programme are held exclusively in English.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



    Entry requirements are:

    a) A Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Magister Artium, state examination or diploma with above-average success in at least six semesters

    1) economics degree program (e.g. Economics, economics) with an economics degree of at least 50%


    2) Degree course in mathematics, physics, computer science, statistics, with a minor in economics of at least 35 ECTS points.

    b) English language proficiency:

    - score the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with at least 570 paper-based TOEFL tests or 230 computer-based TOEFL tests or 90 Internet-based TOEFL tests, or

    - the International English Language Test System with a score of 6.5 or better or

    - a Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) or

    - a language certificate for English from the Central Language Laboratory of Heidelberg University with at least good results.

    c) The university may require that the documents underlying the admission decision be presented in the original when enrolling

    Career opportunities

    Jobs directly related to your degree include:
    - Economist
    - Financial risk analyst
    - Data analyst
    - Financial planner
    - Accountant
    - Economic researcher
    - Financial consultant
    - Investment analyst
    - Actuary
    - Public sector roles

    Campus location

    Heidelberg , Germany

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