MSc Economic Research & PhD in Economics

MSc Economic Research & PhD in Economics

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Start Date

End Date

Program Duration

24 Months

Application Deadline

Type

Master's programs

Certifications & Titles

Master of Science in Economic Research

Study Options

Full Time

Funding Options

There are scholarships available for the best five candidates.

The Cologne Graduate School in Economics, Management, and Social Sciences at the University of Cologne (CGS) offers a two-stage graduate programme in economics. It offers education and supervision for acquiring a PhD in all major fields of economics and related fields in management. In the first stage of the graduate programme students complete their graduate level course work in an exclusive 2-year Master of Economic Research with max. 15 students. This programme provides students with knowledge of theoretical principles and methods for conducting innovative economic research. Upon successful graduation, students can enter the second (PhD) stage.

About the Program

The empirical and analytical research strategies along with course offerings across a range of economic and econometric science, equips you with knowledge of theoretical foundations and methods to conduct innovative economic research. Specialization courses particularly cover the research areas of the cluster of excellence ECONtribute: Markets & Public Policy, initiated by the Universities of Bonn and Cologne in order to address new challenges and objectives in this field. These insights and skills pave your way to pursue a scientific career by continuing with a PhD programme within the Cologne Graduate School (CGS). As an integrated graduate programme in Economics, combining the M.Sc. Economic Research with a PhD programme, fully taught in English and providing successful students with funding during the dissertation phase, it is a challenging full-time programme, dedicated to excellence in teaching and research. Students of the graduate programme have the opportunity to participate in high-level research seminars, workshops and soft-skill courses, and they will be part of a vibrant and international research network.

About the University of Cologne

The University of Cologne is one of the oldest and most prestigious European universities. It has produced several Nobel and Leibniz Prize winners and is part of the only economic cluster of excellence in Germany. Founded in 1388, the University of Cologne is a leader in many disciplines and a member of many international networks. The Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences (also known as “WiSo Faculty“) is part of the University of Cologne and has over a century of experience in educating new generations of business professionals, economists, social analysts and political experts. As one of Germany’s largest educational institutions, the WiSo Faculty regularly ranks among the top providers of economics and business education.

Qualifications

We invite applications for the Research Master Programme in Economics to outstanding students who are close to finishing a bachelor’s degree in economics or a related discipline who count among the best 10% of graduates in their study programme. Grants are available for the best qualified applicants.

How to Apply

Applications for the programme starting in October 2022 will be open until March 31st. Early admissions for outstanding candidates are possible. Please visit the programme's website for the application procedure.

Tution Fees

As the University of Cologne is state-funded, there are no institution fees.

For more information please visit our website of the M.Sc. Economic Research and the Cologne Graduate School.

More Information

Attendance

On-Campus

Posted on

Start Date

End Date

Program Duration

24 Months

Application Deadline

Type

Master's programs

Certifications & Titles

Master of Science in Economic Research

Study Options

Full Time

Funding Options

There are scholarships available for the best five candidates.

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