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University of Kassel


Economic Behaviour and Governance

Subjects: Economic Behaviour and Governance,Governance,Economics

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
3 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
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💶  Cost per Semester
340 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

The Master's programme in Economic Behaviour and Governance (EB&Go) focuses on the core research areas of the faculty at the Institute of Economics. This programme aims to equip students with deep knowledge in behavioural economics, emphasizing applied research questions. Students delve into advanced theories in behavioural economics and governance, alongside empirical methods. They learn to apply these theories and methods to analyze contemporary economic policy issues. Graduates find diverse career opportunities in government, public administration, supranational organizations, multinational firms, research, and higher education.

Program Information

Study Location Kassel
Start Semester Summer, Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 3 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 340 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
⏱️ Application Start Winter

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Language Requirements

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Proof of English proficiency in all four skills (listening, reading, writing, speaking) at least at B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: e.g. TOEFL 560 paper-based or 87 internet-based; IELTS 5.5, or equivalent language test; certificate of the language centre of your home institution; English as a mother tongue; university English exam; proof that university studies were completed at a recognized institution where English is the primary media of instruction; etc. Test results are only required if the applicant’s first language is not English or if the language of instruction of his/her previous degree is not English.

Qualification Requirements

Bachelor degree in Economics, Business Studies or a similar field of study. If you hold an additional degree (next to your Bachelor degree), please submit the corresponding transcript and diploma. This increases your chances of getting accepted and reduces possible admission requirements. In their Bachelor studies, students have a) acquired a minimum of 180 ECTS-credit (equivalent) in total. b) passed courses worth (at least): - 60 ECTS-credits in Economics, Business Ethics or Economic Psychology - 18 ECTS-credits in Mathematics, Statistics or Econometrics. Students have good knowledge of the English language. Non-native speakers need to provide an international language certificate of level B2 according to the Common Framework of Reference for Languages (CEF) (TOEFL IBT score of at least 72 or equivalent). Students who do not fully satisfy the requirement in 2b) can be admitted with the requirements to do additional courses. Students who do not have 60 ECTS-credits in economics and 18 ECTS-credits in its methods may be admitted if the missing courses from these two points do not exceed altogether 12 ECTS-credits. Students will then be admitted under the condition of passing additional courses. The decision upon an admission and/or additional courses is issued by the admission board. Students with less than 210 ECTS credits need to make up for the missing credits after admission.

Document Requirements

Copy of your university entrance qualification certificate Officially certified copy of your first professional university degree (certificate: e.g. Bachelor's degree, Diplom I, state examination). If you do not have a Bachelor's degree certificate at the time of application, please submit the following evidence: Preliminary overview of subjects and grades of your previous studies and the certificate on the status in your studies, completed and signed by your current examination office: Bescheinigung zum Stand im Studium. At the time of application, at least 80% of the credits required for graduation must have already been earned and passed. This equates to 144 out of 180 or 168 out of 210 credits. In addition, proof of admission to the Bachelor's thesis (indicating the date of submission) must be available. Further proof specified in the examination regulations (see above).

Application Process

Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
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