Master's Program in Economics

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Online application

The Online Application Tool for the Master in Economics will be available only within the application period from April 1st to April 30th every year. The next possible entry will be in winter semester 2019/2020 with application period in April 2019.

In order to apply for entry into the Master in Economics program starting in October every year, you will have to upload your documents via the online application tool which will be available here from April 1st to April 30th. Please note that we do not accept any documents send to us via email or mail. After you have successfully created an account in the application tool you will receive an application number. Please don't forget to use it for your correspondence with the Graduate Master Office.

Please make sure that you upload all required documents and information until the end of the application period, otherwise your application can not be regarded as successfully submitted. All relevant pages of the respective document should be scanned and saved as one pdf-file (maximum size: 5 MB) to be uploaded in our tool. We can only take into consideration the required documents which are listed on our homepage, so please don't provide any recommendations or reference letters, internship certificates, etc. If you are not able to provide your TOEFl/IELTS test result in time you can upload a short note to explain the delayed submission instead and send a scan or screenshot after the application period via email to (deadline August 31st).

The motivation letter (about 2,000 to 3,000 characters) has to be inserted as an unformatted text without using control characters, indentations or other special symbols in the provided text field.

You will receive an automatically issued e-mail as acknowledgement of receipt for your application. Only a copy of this e-mail will be accepted as proof that you successfully submitted your application.

Please note the following technical information:

  • Some internet-browsers block verification signs (shown at the end of the registration site). Your browser will ask whether "insecure elements" should be loaded (maybe you will just see a shield icon appearing in the address bar) - you should enable your browser to process and will then see the verification sign.
  • Some e-mail-providers identify e-mail issued automatically as spam. As we use automatic replies, please check your spam before contacting us about missing e-mail.