Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg


International Economics and Finance

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Degree Conferred:
Master of Science (M.Sc.)

4 Semesters


Entry requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics, Management, Engineering, Natural or Computer Science, Mathematics or an academic degree deemed equivalent and earned from a recognized University plus
  • GMAT or GRE = Qualifying examination for graduate studies in English;

Application Details:
no admission restriction

Application deadline:
Applicants with German Bachelor degree:
  • September 15 - apply at OVGU Magdeburg
Applicants with international Bachelor degree:



The Master program in International Economics and Finance is designed to equip the students with the knowledge, methods and skills which professional applied economists or financial analysts and managers are expected to possess. The program builds upon a strong basis in quantitative methods, econometrics, micro- and macroeconomics in the first semester. Thereafter students are specializing either in applied international economics or applied finance. A 3-semester fast-track option (including the preparation of the master's thesis), may be offered to especially qualified and hard-
working students upon enrollment. Prior work experience is not required for admission. The language of instruction is English.

Career Perspectives

Work as business, market or political economist in foreign or multi-national companies, consultancy firms, financial institutions, international organizations, or others.

Competencies and Interests Required

Interest in finance and economic theory and scenarios; solid knowledge in advanced mathematics and English.

Kontakt Studienfachberater

International Study, Progam Counsellor
Tel. 0391-67-18818
Fax. 0391-67-11179
Universitätsplatz 2, 39106, Magdeburg

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Last Modification: 08.12.2016 - Contact Person: Dezernat Studienangelegenheiten