Student profile

This master programme is aimed to students with a strong interest in economics as well as with interest to perform independent scientific work. A solid knowledge in mathematics and statistics is needed as analytical skills are essential in order to understand economic theory and empirical research.

Career prospects with the Master in Economics

The programme provides you profound knowledge in economics and prepares you for a range of careers in various fields. The main career aims are academic and analytical work for universities and research institutes, international organizations, public authorities, associations, consultancy firms and large companies.

Quick overview

Duration 4 Semesters (120 ECTS)
Degree Master of Science
Location Nuremberg (Lange Gasse 20 and Findelgasse 7-9)
Language English and German
Starting date Winter term only
Online application Online Application Portal: Campo
Application deadline May 31st
Admission requirements Academic degree (with above-average grades) in economics, mathematics, social sciences, engineering or related disciplines
Proof of English skillsĀ (at leastĀ B2 level of the CEFR)
Tuition fees 113 Euro per semester (42 Euro for Student Services + 71 Euro for the min. contriubtion to the student public transportation ticket)
International students German certificate (DSH) is not a requisite
For more information please go to: International office


The German newspaper Handelsblatt-Ranking (2015) recommends the MSE as one of the leading Master's Degree Programmes at German Schools of Economics.