MSc in Economics

My time at the University of Konstanz will definitely stay in my memory and it will bring benefits for life.
David Matos Campanelle, MSc Economics alumnus

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What are the aims of the programme?

The Master's programme in Economics addresses the application of economic theories and empirical methods to understand, model, and evaluate real-world economic questions. The programme follows two overarching goals:

  1. Providing you with a state-of-the-art postgraduate education in Economics at highest international standards
  2. Laying the groundwork for your successful career in the private or public sector

Prospective students: Register your interest.

5 reasons to study Economics in Konstanz

  1. Made-to-measure: choose classes on a range from micro-economics over contract theory to political economy, take a study specialisation or our fast track to a PhD
  2. Excellence: the University of Konstanz is one of 12 German Universities of Excellence, and the Department of Economics is frequently ranked extraordinarily well
  3. Close supervision: small classes facilitate direct interaction with your teachers
  4. No tuition fees for  EU/EEA Citizens (tuition fees for students from outside the EU/EEA countries, excellent students can be exempt)
  5. Study internationally: all classes are taught in English. Moreover, you can participate in one of our Double Degree options with our partner-universities in Essex, Nottingham or Rome Tor Vergata
How to apply

A master's programme made to measure

To customize your Master's, you can choose one of three tracks:

  • Thinking about getting a PhD? Then track A, our fast track to a PhD is for you. Admission to our Quantitative Economics and Finance PhD programme is possible already after your first year in Konstanz.
  • Passionate for Econometrics , Financial or Public Economics, Macro- or Microeconomics or Public Economics? Track B allows you specialise in one of five subject areas.
  • Want to create your own curriculum? Track C provides you with a general economic postgraduate education, enabling you to design your own programme.

Study specialisations

  1. Econometrics and Applied Economics
  2. International Financial Economics
  3. Macroeconomics and International Economics
  4. Microeconomics and Decision Making
  5. Public Economics