The online application is open from May 1st up to and including May 31st of each year.
All applicants are requested to register online, using FAU’s web portal for applications. Once this step is completed, applicants need to send their application via mail, including certified documents.
Applicants should have an academic degree in economics, business administration, mathematics, social sciences, engineering, or related disciplines. To be admitted, applicants need to demonstrate sufficient knowledge of economics.
Applying before completion of your Bachelor‘s studies at the time of application is possible, but applicants must provide an official transcript of all examination results to date and their weighted average grade. A minimum of 135 ECTS (75% of the required credits for completion) is required.
The calculation of equivalent grades will be carried out based on the modified Bavarian Formula. Please note that grades are rounded and their weight depends on the number of credits earned.
The number of students we can admit to the Master’s program is not limited. Therefore, every suitable applicant will be admitted.
The application is valid only if it contains all required documents.
The language of instruction of all core subjects and a large variety of electives is English. Therefore, the MSE can be studied fully in English. As a result, the student body is very international. German skills are welcome, but not required.
The program is a general economics Master program and provides a solid education in all major field in economics. However, special attention is paid to modern methods of data analysis and on applications in a variety of fields, including labor economics, public economics, macroeconomics and finance, energy markets, and health economics.