Master of Science in Applied Economics (MScAPEC)

Using the toolbox of economics to solve real-world problems


MScAPEC key features

  • Applied courses in micro/macroeconomic policy and econometrics
  • Optional major in specialized areas:
    • Public finance and regulation
    • Energy and environmental policy
    • Trade and migration policy; or
    • Data Science
  • Selected courses taught by professional economists from:
    • UN Conference on Trade and Development
    • Swiss National Bank
    • Swiss Federal Office for Spatial Development
    • World Trade Organization
    • Private consultancy
  • Excellent placement records (see examples of student placements, student testimonies, and current job opportunities for our students)
  • ​​Small class sizes, with ample opportunities to interact with professors

​For more information see programme structure and overview and courses available in the current academic year.

Information about the programme

  • The Master's degree is 90 ECTS, which can be completed within 12 months
  • The teaching language is English
  • Students without a background in economics can be admitted after completing a pre-programme (see how to apply page)
  • The official starting date is September each year, but it is also possible to start the programme in the spring semester (February)
  • On request, the programme can be followed on a part-time basis alongside employment

For more information see the how to apply page.

Tuition fees

  • CHF 515.00 per semester for Swiss residents
  • CHF 790.00 per semester for non-Swiss residents.

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