Master of Science Economics

This Master program deals with theoretical and applied economics, with a focus on economic policy.

A Master degree in Economics prepares graduates for various occupations at a broad variety of institutions; for example in state-run organizations, research institutions, public administration, and in European and international organizations and companies.

This program applies a unique interdisciplinary approach. Aspects and perspectives of sociology, area studies and law are all integral parts of the program. Additionally, students can choose a main branch of interest from among the following:

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Development Economics
  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Money, Credit and Banking
  • Economic Policy

Program Details

Degree: Master of Science
Duration of program: 4 semesters (2 years)
Start: Winter semester


Please consult the official program documents (especially the Studienordnung), course descriptions and the program website.

Application and Admission

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor degree with a focus on economics and management science, or alternate relevant Bachelor degree
  • Language requirement: English B2
  • Admissions qualification interview

Deadlines for Applications

last update: 22.08.2019 

Program Adviser

Prof. Dr. Thomas Steger
Chair of Economics/ Macroeconomics
Grimmaische Straße 12
Room I 207
04109 Leipzig, Germany

+49 (0)341 - 97 33 540
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