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Study Financial Economics in Germany: 5 Universities with 5 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2024/2025)

Updated: 02-21-2024 | Reading Time: 4 minutes

Financial Economics is an analytical field that merges principles of finance with economic theories to understand how financial markets operate. This discipline delves into topics such as market behavior, asset valuation, risk management, and the economic forces that impact financial markets. Students learn about investment theory, financial market structures, interest rates, and the role of financial institutions. The curriculum combines elements of economics, mathematics, and finance, emphasizing quantitative analysis and economic reasoning. Skills developed include econometric modeling, financial analysis, and understanding of market dynamics. Career paths for Financial Economics graduates include roles in investment banking, market analysis, risk assessment, and economic policy advising, where they apply economic concepts to make informed financial decisions and strategies.

Overview

masters
5

Study Programs in English

universities
5

Universities

ranking
2

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (4 programs for EU citizens, 3 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 3,715 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between May 15 and September 15

Summer Semester

between June 15 and July 15

View all 5 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Financial Economics

#89Times Higher Education Ranking
University of Tübingen

public University

No. of Students: approx. 27,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 - € 1,500 (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #151-200, QS World University Rankings #168

Tuition Fees

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3
1
0
1
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3 English Degree Programs for Financial Economics in Germany

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Become an expert in economics and financeGreat career chances in international organizationsStudy in English in an international environment

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2024

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
60% local admission restriction (local NC)
20% no admission restriction
20% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

60% directly at University
0% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
40% via uni-assist

2 English Degree Programs for Financial Economics in Germany

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

6 (1 program )

Minimum:

80 (1 program )

Minimum:

C1 Advanced (CAE) (2 programs )

Maximum:

7 (2 programs )

Maximum:

100 (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (1 program )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

6 (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (2 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

80 (1 program )

Maximum:

100 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

C1 Advanced (CAE) (2 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (1 program )

Program Features

3-4 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

60%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

40%

List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Financial Economics

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German International University (GIU)

private (state-approved) University · No. of Students: 650

Program Fees: € 3,715

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Nuremberg Tech

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 13,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg

public University · No. of Students: 13,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 7,500

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

University of Tübingen

public University · No. of Students: 27,000

Program Fees: € 0 - € 1,500

M.Sc. (Master of Science)