|Degree:||Master of Science (MSc)|
This programme requires basic knowledge of German (level A2)
The Master of Science in International Economic Policy is an internationally oriented programme which aims at preparing students for applying rigorous theoretical and empirical economic analysis to a wide range of issues relevant for business and public policy. Students successfully completing this programme will receive a legally accredited Master’s degree in International Economic Policy, which serves as a steppingstone for a professional career in the private or public sector or an academic career.
After completing advanced-level courses in the core areas of economics (microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics), students can self-select into elective courses in major economic policy areas (e.g., public finance, labour economics, monetary economics, international economics, competition policy), in theoretical fields (e.g., behavioural economics, game theory, contract theory), in research methods (e.g., microeconometrics, computational economics, experimental economics), or in economic journalism. The programme will be finished with a policy- or research-oriented) seminar which prepares for the Master thesis.
In the spirit of its international orientation, the programme can be completely studied in English. Students are encouraged to spend an exchange term at one of the partner universities abroad and courses taken there are accredited.
Furthermore, the programme offers the opportunity to pursue a dual degree which integrates two terms at the faculty of economics and business administration at the University of Ghent, Belgium. Students successfully completing this dual degree programme will receive the Master’s degree in International Economic Policy from the University of Würzburg and the Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Ghent.