- Both semesters
- Study mode:
- On campus
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Five Reasons to choose this Master's Program
The M.Sc. in Economics at Osnabrück University offers students the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of economic topics. There is only one mandatory component: the 10 ECTS module "Advanced Methods of Business and Economics". This offers students a high level of flexibility, enabling them to factor in their own interests and career plans. Moreover, students have the possibility to choose one of two majors: “Empirical Economics” or “Sustainability, Behavior & Environmental Policy”. Students also have the opportunity to study one semester abroad at a partner university.
Special Program Features
Specialization: Empirical Economics
Students choosing this specialization study and conduct research at the Institute for Empirical Economics, where they analyze issues of macroeconomics, international economic policy, statistics, and econometrics.
Specialization: Sustainability, Behavior and Environmental Policy
Students choosing this specialization learn how to analyze the interaction between environmental problems, human behavior, and economics to contribute to a more sustainable economy.
The “Agency for Quality Assurance through Accreditation of Study Programs” is a German non-profit association that is authorized to conduct external evaluation procedures for universities in Germany and Europe.
The application requirements for the study program in “Economics” are:
Previous bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in:
- Related disciplines
Minimum ECTS points required:
*A suitable Bachelor’s degree must feature at least:
- 15 ECTS credit points from the field of Quantitative Methods in Economics, of which at least 8 ECTS credits in Statistics or Econometrics;
- 25 ECTS credits from the field of Economics
Applicants may apply to the program before completing their Bachelor´s degree if they provide proof that they have completed at least 150 credit points.
The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.
Application & Admission
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Application Procedure & Selection
€ 75 for the first application, € 30 for each addtional.
If possible, course descriptions should be submitted. The course descriptions are particularly important for applicants whose Bachelor's degree is not in core-economics.
- That a similar Master has not yet been achieved, and
- That a similar Master has not been failed, or the right to examination has not been lost.