The Master in Economics seeks to form the next generation of leaders in the economic field providing the advanced tools necessary to face global challenges.
Our students gain a deep understanding of modern economics and econometrics building on the strength of the faculty, these skills are highly sought after in academia as well as in international organizations, private and public companies.
Our students come from all over the World. Our alumni have placed in top research institutions, international organizations, and private companies. Our faculty comprises established researchers in several fields with publications in top journals, who advise national and regional governments, as well as international organizations such as the IFC, ILO, OCSE, World Bank, and WTO.
The Master in Economics leads to professional opportunities in many sectors, both in Switzerland and abroad, in:
Core courses (48 credits): Advanced Econometrics, Applied Economics Workshop, Econometrics, Mathematics, Macroeconomics I, Macroeconomics II, Microeconomics I, Microeconomics II
Elective courses (18 credits): Advanced Econometrics, International Trade, Environmental and Development Economics, International Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Regional disparities and urban economics
Available concentration in "Econometrics"
Master Thesis (24 credits)
The application procedure opens every year at the beginning of January.
Applications close on 28 February for all students.
There is only one Master intake in September every year. Attendance is mandatory for admitted students from day one.