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University of M√ľnster


M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Economics
English only
Winter semester:  15 Jul
Summer semester:  30 Nov/15 Jan
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in economics.

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.

The following criteria must be met at the time of application:

  1. At least 40 credit points from the field of economics.
  2. At least  10 credit points from the fields of mathematics, statistics and/or econometrics.

A maximum of 15 credit points from the field of economics can be substituted by additional credit points from the areas of mathematics, statistics and/or econometrics.

Language Requirements

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

CERF English
min B2
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
min 6
min B2 First (FCE)
Specification: At least B.
min 83
min 550
LCCI Certificates
min Level 3
min C1 Business Higher (BEC Higher)
min III
Telc English B2-C1 University
min B2
min DSH 2
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
English language knowledge can also be proven by at least 7 years of school English, stay abroad [at least 1 year in the English-speaking country (with a personalized certificate that English was used)], studies, events and exams in English (with an explicit, personalized certificate for the individual modules), or if you are an English native speaker. The providing of the German language knowledge test is not applicable to native speakers or if you have a German university entrance qualification.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:May 01 (German)May 01 (EU)May 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:November 01 (German)November 01 (EU)November 01 (Non EU)

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

It is not necessary to send documents to the university by post. The entire application process takes place online. No certified copies are required.

The following documents should be uploaded:

  1. Bachelor certificate.
  2. Transcript of records with all attended courses (including module grades, module ECTS, and preliminary average grade, if the bachelor certificate is not yet available).
  3. If necessary, brief module descriptions, if the title of the event does not indicate whether it can be assigned to one of the relevant areas for access authorization (attach to the file of the transcript of records).
  4. Complete resume (tabular).
  5. Proof of sufficient knowledge of English and German (see language requirements).

For non-EU/non-EEA applicants, you must upload the following documents and send them to the university with the signed control sheet by post:

  1. Foreign school-leaving certificate (university entrance qualification).
  2. Transcript of records including average grade.
  3. Proof of sufficient language skills (depending on the course, German or English skills).

Please note that additional documents usually have to be uploaded and sent to the university by post, such as:

  1. Tabular CV.
  2. (if necessary provisional) Bachelor's certificate with a minimum grade/transcript of records for at least five semesters.
  3. Proof of additional language skills (e.g. English, French, etc).
  4. Motivation letter.
  5. Additional qualifications (internships, etc).
  6. Chinese and Vietnamese applicants also must submit an APS certificate.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website