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Economics and Institutions (Master of Science)

Program: Economics and Institutions
Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Program length: 2 years / 4 semesters (120 ECTS points)

The master's in "Economics and Institutions" systematically prepares students for professional practice as an economist. The course contents comprise all important fields of micro and macroeconomics, economic policy and institutional economics. The systematic consideration of the economic analysis of institutions for the economy is unprecedented in Germany.

Through a mix of statistical fundamentals and practical economic applications, students acquire important professionally qualifying skills.

Major topics

  • Institutional Economics
  • Economic Specializations:
    • Economic Policy or
    • Money, Accounting, and Finance.


Possible professional fields for successful graduates of the Economics and Institutions master's program are found in the economics departments of banks, insurance companies and industrial operations, international organizations, economic research institutes, public administration, ministries, associations and regulatory authorities.

Furthermore, the M.Sc. thoroughly prepares successful graduates for a further scholarly career, particularly for a doctorate.

  • Admission requirements

    Required university degreeCertification of a degree from a discipline-relevant bachelor's program or certification of a comparable domestic or foreign qualifying university degree.
    Fundamental economic skills and at least 90 credit points in economic subjects, as well as the associated ancillary sciences, which impart methodological competence (e.g. Mathematics for Economists, Statistics) must have been earned in the completed bachelor's program in a field of Economics or Sociology, or an at least equivalent domestic or foreign university degree.
    Certifications of program-specific knowledge and skills to be submitted prior to admissionEnglish skills:
    Certification of skills in the English language at Level C1 of the "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages of the Council of Europe"
    Admission procedure and program-specific documents to be submittedEligibility assessment process
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    Tazkeer Azeez Chaudhuri
    Universitätsstraße 25
    Room 32
    35037 Marburg
    Tel.: +49 6421/28 25645
    Fax: +49 6421/28 24858

    Office hours: by appointment

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