Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg


Master (M. Sc.) program International Economics and Finance

What are the objectives of this study program?

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 economic theory, econometrics and quantitative finance provided within the first two semesters. From the third semester, 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.


Degree Conferred: Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Duration: 4 Semesters
Program Language: English
Enrollment: Winter Semester (October)
Entry requirements:
  • “Bachelor of Science” degree in Economics, Management, Engineering, Mathematics, Natural or Computer science earned from a recognized University;
  • Graduate Management Admission Test/GMAT, minimum score 550points in total or 
    Graduate Record Examination /GRE - General Test, minimum score quantitative part: 148points, verbal part 140points
Application Details: No local N.C. on admission.

International Bachelor Degree Holders:
Application intake only via UNI-Assist
July 15 (last receipt date)

German Bachelor Degree Holders:
Directly at OvGU Online application
September 15 (last receipt date)


Career Perspectives:

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

What kind of knowledge/experience/interest should I exhibit?

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

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