Graduates have a wide range of career options
The M.Sc. European Economics is a unique double-degree program offering a comprehensive and flexible graduate level economics education combined with an integrated year of study in either Pavia, Italy or Nottingham, England.
Students spend one year at the University of Tübingen and one year at the partner university of their choice, either the Università degli studi di Pavia or the University of Nottingham. Living and studying in Italy or England, students gain valuable skills and capacities necessary to compete in the European economic world. Due to the international focus of the program, graduates are able to get into different working procedures in different countries efficiently and adopt beneficial practices employed in other cultures.
In addition to the M.Sc. in European Economics, students are granted a Master’s degree from the partner university of their choice. Thus, graduates have a wide range of career options in international companies or institutions in the public sector.
Students of this program are full students at both universities. In general, students may choose either to start their Master at the Università degli Studi di Pavia or at the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen. To complete their studies, they are obligated to obtain a total of 120 ECTS credits, 60 ECTS credits at each of the two universities.
Graduates will find themselves well-positioned to pursue a Ph.D. subsequent to this M.Sc. program. Towards this end, students may study this M.Sc. program on a Ph.D. track, putting themselves on a fast track to a doctoral degree in Economics.
The Master of Science program in European Economics is completed at the University of Tübingen and the Università degli Studi di Pavia or the University of Notthingham.
Studying in Tübingen students focus on up to two specializations from the areas of Economics, International Economics, Finance and Econometrics. Studying in Pavia students can choose courses out of a set of specializations in the field of (International) Economics and Finance and may select further elective courses from related fields in order to become true experts in their chosen area of study.
The part of the program which is completed at the University of Tübingen is divided into core studies, specialization studies and elective studies. To complete the program, students have to obtain a total of 120 ECTS credits, 60 ECTS credits at each of the two universities.
Students entering the program in cooperation with the University of Pavia and have not learned Italian yet are strongly encouraged to spend their first year at the University of Tübingen in order to complete Italian language courses in preparation of their stay at the University of Pavia.
Graduates of the M.Sc. in European Economics are well-equipped to either pursue an academic career or an ambitious professional career. The double degree enjoys an outstanding international reputation and gives you a competitive edge on the job market. You will acquire up-to-date scientific knowledge that is in high demand for a broad range of professional careers. Graduates may aim for a doctoral degree (Ph.D.) or careers in business and finance as well as administrative positions in the public sector and international institutions. Moreover, career paths in economics and finance also include policy advice, publishing, consulting and research.
Graduates will also find themselves well-positioned to pursue a Ph.D. subsequent to this M.Sc. program. Towards this end, students may study this M.Sc. program on a Ph.D. track, putting themselves on a fast track to a doctoral degree in Economics. See also the School's Doctoral programs in Economics (DPE).
Admission to the Master of Science in European Economics requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Economics with a grade better than 2.5, preferably a degree that amounts to 180 ECTS credits. Applicants are expected to be familiar with the basic principles, theories and concepts in the field of economics. In addition, sound intermediate level knowledge in three of the following areas: is expected:
- Trade Theory and Policy,
- Finance and
- Quantitative Methods (Mathematics / Statistics / Econometrics)
The entire program is taught in English. Applicants should have an excellent command of the English language. Knowledge of German or Italian is not formally required to complete the program. However, students are strongly encouraged to take Italian language courses before going abroad.
The program is free of tuition fees for all EU residents. The state of Baden-Württemberg has introduced fees for international non-EU students and second-degree students. For background information and for fee exemption options, please refer to this link.
Admission is subject to a competitive selection procedure that includes individual interviews with faculty members. Shortlisted candidates from overseas will be interviewed in a video conference.
Application deadline: May 15
Our programs start at the beginning of October.
Please refer to our homepage to find out when we will be holding interviews this year.
The School of Business and Economics in Tübingen
The School of Business and Economics at the University of Tübingen is committed to high-level academic education in both business administration and economics. It features a faculty of 26 professors and about 45 junior researchers, all of whom are actively engaged in academic research. Our Bachelor and Master programs mirror the widely respected academic expertise of the faculty. Students gain from courses taught at the frontier of academic research as well as from dedicated tutoring and learning in small groups, with close contact to academic staff.
The School of Business and Economics offers three Bachelor of Science programs and ten different Master of Science programs that allow students to specialize in areas with promising career prospects.
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