Study Macroeconomics in Germany: 56 Universities with 95 English Degree Programs

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

Updated: 02-27-2024 | Reading Time: 3 minutes

A branch of economics, this subject deals with the overall performance and behavior of the economy as a whole in order to facilitate decision-making and the understanding of phenomena such as inflation, unemployment, consumption, trade, finance, etc. Students in this field will develop their knowledge regarding the foundations of economics while focusing particularly on long-term economic growth and shorter-term business cycles.

Overview

masters
95

Study Programs in English

universities
56

Universities

ranking
37

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (86 programs for EU citizens, 72 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 11,700 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between March 15 and January 15

Summer Semester

between April 30 and September 26

View all 95 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Macroeconomics

#32Times Higher Education Ranking
LMU - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

public University

No. of Students: approx. 51,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #48, QS World University Rankings #64
#42Times Higher Education Ranking
Heidelberg University

public University

No. of Students: approx. 28,000 students

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

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #57, QS World University Rankings #63
#74Times Higher Education Ranking
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

public University

No. of Students: approx. 36,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #128
#84Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
University of Bonn

public University

No. of Students: approx. 37,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

Times Higher Education Ranking #112, QS World University Rankings #226
#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

86
72
17
1
5
6

3 English Degree Programs for Macroeconomics in Germany

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Tuition-free top Master’s program in economics!Benefit from small classes and many electives!Study in English in an international environment!
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Holistic European PerspectiveInternships at Premier OrganizationsExperience Life at RUB
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Master the most relevant topics in economicsOption to complete an internship in selected partner institutionsAmazing career opportunities

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)
53.7% local admission restriction (local NC)
29.5% no admission restriction
16.8% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

58.9% directly at University
6.3% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
38.9% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for Macroeconomics in Germany

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Specialize in quantitative methods and economic theoryStudy at a “University of Excellence”Study in English in an international environment
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Dive into Global Ethical ConcernsEngage with Cutting-Edge ResearchEnjoy the Prestige of Ruhr-Universität Bochum
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Enhance your expertise in EconomicsBenefit from the flexible curriculumPursue a Double Degree option

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5.5 (12 programs )

Minimum:

60 (1 program )

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (19 programs )

Maximum:

100 (5 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (31 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5.5 (12 programs )

Maximum:

7 (19 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

60 (1 program )

Maximum:

100 (5 programs )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (31 programs )

3 English Degree Programs for Macroeconomics in Germany

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Acquire a comprehensive skillsetBe well-prepared for global challengesFollow the Ph.D. Track
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Become an expert in business mathematicsTake the chance to be part of the Erasmus+ Multiple Master programBecome more than a mathematician
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The interdisciplinary program teaches students to analyze the complex settings in which modern states find themselvesPart of the DAAD Public Policy and Good Governance scholarship programCooperation with the German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) in Hamburg.

Program Features

2-8 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Master of Laws

Master of Science

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

78.9%

Summer intake

2.1%

Winter & Summer intake

23.2%

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

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Academy for Cultural Diplomacy

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 0

Program Fees: € 3,000

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 3,300

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Bard College Berlin

private (state-approved) University · No. of Students: 300

Program Fees: € 11,700 - € 16,500

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Bielefeld University

public University · No. of Students: 24,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Constructor University

private (state-approved) University · No. of Students: 1,500

Program Fees: € 10,000

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

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