Economic Policy Consulting

... looks into questions such as ...

  • What should an economically viable adaptation to climate change look like?
  • What kind of incentives for maximising electromobility should be implemented?
  • What are the macroeconomic consequences of decarbonisation?
  • Which measures should a municipality take to combat long-term unemployment?
  • How could development aid be rendered more efficient?
  • How can political decision-makers be advised in economic situations?

Degree programmes


Economic Policy Consulting, Master 1 subject


Degree: Master of Science
Start: Winter- and summer semester
Duration: 4 semesters
Classroom language: German, English

Detailed information for international applicants

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it combines theoretical understanding of economic and financial policy with real-life scenarios. Another element of the course is acquiring and optimising transdisciplinary competencies.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Regional, International and Development Economics
  • Environmental, Resource and Energy Economics
  • Microeconomic Theory and Application

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,


  • qualifications in economics, basic mathematical and statistical know-how, German and English language skills, good communication skills


  • economic policy issues

struggle through:

  • data analyses, different negotiation and presentation situations
This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • Management and Economics
  • Economics
  • East Asian Economics and Politics
  • Geography
  • Political Science
  • Social Sciences
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in consulting enterprises
  • in governmental institutions
  • in private research organisations
  • in associations and economic departments of enterprises
  • in financial institutions

And else?

An internship ...

is mandatory. It is done in the 3rd semester.
Duration: one semester

Studying abroad ...

can be done voluntarily.

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Dipl.-Ök. Michèle Lorraine Teufel
Building, Room: GD 03/229
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-22687
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Wirtschaftswissenschaft
Building, Room: GD 03/165
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-27854
Website Fachschaft


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