Master of Science in Economics


The focus of the Master in Economics is on deep understanding of modern economics and econometrics building on the strength of the faculty. We will provide our students with skills that are marketable in academia as well as in international organizations, private and public companies. The program will focus on providing the most advanced tools in core micro/macro economics, and econometrics; at the same time the students will have a choice of focused and exciting electives, and could also specialize in econometrics. 


Main Features

  • 90 Credits ECTS in 3 semesters.
  • Language of instruction: English.
  • Application deadline: February 28th 2017. 
  • Tuition fees: CHF 500.- per semester.
Program structure (academic year 2017-2018)

3 semesters (max. 5

90 credits

Core courses

Microeconomics I and II, Macroeconomics I and II, Econometrics I and II, Mathematics, Applied Economics Workshop

48 credits

Electives (18 credits)

Dissertation (24 credits)

42 credits

Possibility to specialize in "econometrics" with a suitable choice of electives.