University of Potsdam

Economic Policy and Quantitative Methods (EPQM)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Economic and Public Policy, Public Policy, Quantitative Economics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Economics
English only
Winter semester: 01 Jun
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Start Dates
Winter Semester: October
Winter semester
Study mode:
On campus

Five Reasons to choose this Master's Program

Specialize in economic policy or quantitative methods
Both areas of specialization of this master’s program enable students to deepen their knowledge about relevant economic topics such as policy evaluation, econometric methods, economics of climate change, gender economics, behavioural economics, and urban economics, among many others.
Excellent student-to-staff ratio
Both lectures and practical sessions are held in small groups. This allows for easy communication between students and teaching staff, which enables efficient support of the students' learning process.
Opportunity to access research assistant positions
The Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Potsdam offers a number of research assistant positions for talented students, allowing them to work part-time (6 to 12 hours per week) earning 320 to 640 €.
Access a network of leading research institutions such as the CEPA internship program
The Center for Economic Policy Analysis (CEPA) of the University of Potsdam focuses on research of policy-relevant economic topics. Students of this master’s program can complete an internship at a wide range of CEPA partner institutions. Moreover, over the course of this master’s program, students gain access to a cooperation network of leading research institutes such as the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW), Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), and Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC). → More Info
Live in the charming city of Potsdam
The University of Potsdam is located in the beautiful city of Potsdam in the central zone of the Berlin-Brandenburg metropolitan area. Part of the university campus is located in the New Palace of Sanssouci, which holds UNESCO World Heritage status. Its proximity to Germany’s capital, Berlin, makes it an ideal place to study and work. The Griebnitzsee campus is easy to reach from Berlin, therefore students can easily live in Berlin and be in the university in 20 minutes (from Berlin's main train station by regional train).

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