Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

Economics: Data Science and Policy

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Business Administration, Economics, Data Science
English only
Winter semester: 15 Jul/20 Aug
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a business- or economics-related program (at least 60 CP in business studies or economics).

GPA Rate 2.50
GPA Comment

A minimum grade of 2.5.

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

min B2 First (FCE)
Specification: At least C.
min 6
min 72
min II
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
English language skills can also be proven by the placement test B2 at Halle University: passed, if offered (this can only be taken at the Halle University), or if you are a native speaker of English: a native speaker is defined as someone who has obtained the university entrance qualification or bachelor's degree or equivalent educational qualification in one of the following countries and has completed at least the last 2 years of the school or university education there: Australia, Ireland, Canada (excluding Quebec), New Zealand, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
local admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

Besides the application for admission, all applicants are required to submit the following documents:

  1. An authenticated hard copy of your bachelor's degree or equivalent degree (graduation certificate and transcripts) and authenticated, official translations unless the originals are in English or in German.
  2. Applicants who are only able to submit the bachelor's degree (or equivalent degree) certificate after the application deadline, might apply with a provisional graduation certificate, respectively the semesters’ transcripts (i.e., the modules and grades overview of at least 2/3 of the overall performance to be achieved in the studies). The final graduation certificate should be submitted with the enrolment at university, for enrolment for the winter semester, however, not later than January 31st of the following year (due to coronavirus pandemic, postponed to March 31st, 2021).
  3. Proof of relevant previous knowledge acquired at a university in accordance with the Regulations governing the Selection Procedure for the international master's program Economics: Data Science and Policy 120 CP (Selection Regulations) in the currently valid version.
  4. Recognized proof of proficiency in the English language (see language requirements).
  5. Proof of any relevant practical experience as outlined in the Selection Regulations in the currently valid version.

Further Information

For more information please check the

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