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Research Track - Master Program Economics

The Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences offers a internationally competitive Research Track within our Master program in Economics providing courses at PhD-level. It is open to outstanding Bachelor students in Economics (or a related field) who are interested in entering a structured Master program that prepares for entering a PhD program. The program language is English.

What we offer

  • Close supervision by and frequent feedback from faculty members
  • Mentoring by a senior graduate student (second year)
  • Participation in the faculty’s research seminars
  • Potential cooperation with one of the Faculty’s research groups
  • Office Space within the CGS
  • Preferential consideration for financial support during the PhD stage after successful completion of the Master
  • Preferential consideration for optional financial support through a Student Assistant Position during MSc phase

Course Program:



  • A Bachelor degree (at the time of your application you must have completed at least 80% of the required 180 points)
  • Excellent results in GRE, a GMAT or a TM-WISO


Please submit a letter of intent,a cv, a copy of your Abiturzeugnis (German applicants only) and copies of your academic transcripts directly to the CGS at weiler(at) Application materials should be in English. Two recommendations should be sent directly to CGS. In addition, you must apply for a regular Master program with the university.For more information on the regular application procedure, please click here.

Application deadline is May 5, 2018.

Note: Please note that all formal notifications of approval (Zulassungsbescheide) will be mailed in August.