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M.A. International Economics and Business

Course Description

About the programme

The Master of Arts in International Economics and Business equips high-calibre graduates from home and abroad with an in-depth understanding of the economics of trade, investment and capital flows, how they are planned and forecast, as well as their associated opportunities and risks.

After completing the degree programme, students will be able to make sound investment decisions and choose business sites, both in industrialised nations and emerging markets on the basis of scientific principles.

Students will be able to identify the impact and limitations of international institutions operating on a global scale. This Master’s degree can serve as a basis for an academic career.


– An economics degree that includes selected courses on business studies and econometrics
– Includes interdisciplinary modules and courses on transferable skills
– Individual guidance in small learning groups of about 30 students
– Combines theory and practical application
– Includes courses taught in English and German
– The University's Language Centre has an excellent reputation
– A large number of worldwide university partnerships


The curriculum provides students with a thorough theoretical and statistical grounding (econometrics, microeconometrics, time-series analysis, game theory, behavioural game theory) and comprises three areas of specialisation:

1) Globalization, Geography and the Multinational Firm
2) International Finance
3) Development, Governance and Anticorruption

1) Globalization, Geography and the Multinational Firm: e.g. International Trade; Trade Policy, International Integration and World Trade Systems; New Economic Geography; Business Location Theories, Clusters and Networks; International Taxation; International Business Taxation; Urban Economics.

2) International Finance: e.g. Monetary Foreign Trade; Money, Interest and Inflation; Advanced Macroeconomics; Empirical Finance; Case Studies in Monetary Economics; Capital Market Theory; Financial Market Theory; Business Valuation.

3) Development, Governance and Anticorruption: e.g. Economics of Corruption; Anticorruption and the Design of Institutions; Institutions and Growth; Development Economics; Political Economics; Regulation.

Visit the M.A. International Economics and Business page on the University of Passau website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Applicants for the Master's programme should have a good first university degree in economics, business studies or a related discipline. As this programme is entirely taught in German, you need German language skills at level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Course Fees

72 euros per semester (student services contribution and bus pass fee)

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