Kiel University

Quantitative Economics

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Economics
English only
Winter semester: 15 Jul
Summer semester: 15 Jan
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent).

Minimum standard period of study: 3 years.
Required ECTS credits: 180.

The following needs to be contained:

  1. 35 credit points from courses on principles of economics (i.e., courses on microeconomic theory and courses on macroeconomic theory), with no overlapping in substance, and from courses on quantitative methods, with no overlapping in substance.
  2. 10 credit points from courses on micro-and macroeconomics.
  3.  8 credit points from courses on mathematics.
  4. 10 credit points from courses on statistics.
  5. 4 credit points from courses on econometrics.

About content and comparability, an official module manual has to be submitted. In case of unavailability of an official manual, module descriptions approved by the offering institution of higher education are accepted. To avoid unnecessary paper piles, it is also allowed to provide a link to an official online handbook. The module manual needs to be provided either in German or English.

The university also provides an optional entry-level self-test for your assessment of knowledge that is required in the master's programs.

GPA Rate 2.50
GPA Comment

Applicants with a minimum overall grade of 3.0 may also be eligible to participate in the master's program in Quantitative Economics if the weighted average grade (weighted with the credit points) in courses on economics and quantitative methods is at least 2.5.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min C1
min 550
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven in particular by the school report (at least four years of schooling, graduation with at least the school grade satisfactory [07]), or the completion of an English-language bachelor's degree.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

In 3 days free webinar
How to apply via uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
Application Fee:
75 € for the first application, 30 € for each additional

Further Information

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