Master of Arts in Economics (MA)
Universität: Central European University
Country of accreditation: United States, Hungary, Austria
Program accreditation/registration: Program approved and registered by the New York State Education Department, Program accredited by the Hungarian Accreditation Committee (HAC), Program accredited by the Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ-Austria)
Austrian degree ECTS credits: 120
Hungarian degree ECTS credits: 120
Start of the program: August
Please note that from September 2020, this program’s teaching for incoming and continuing students will take place at our Vienna campus.
The first year of the program serves as an introduction to the core areas of standard economics and provides a firm foundation for further studies. The second year offers advanced and specialized field courses that students choose according to their research interests.
Year I: Microeconomic Theory; Macroeconomic Theory; Econometrics; Corporate Governance; Labor Economics; Antitrust and Industrial Policy Analysis Year II: Game Theory; Public Economics; Applied Econometrics; History of Economic Thought; Program Evaluation; International Finance; Industrial Organization; Corporate Finance and Banking; Behavioral Economics; International Trade; Financial Economics; The Economics of Networks; Economic Geography
Entry Requirements for the Program
In addition to meeting the General CEU Admissions Requirements, applicants to the MA programs must submit a 500-word essay introducing their research topic and explaining their academic/professional background. Applicants should indicate how further studies at CEU would help them achieve their future career goals. In addition, applicants must either:
• pass a department-specific examination in basic calculus, probability theory and linear algebra, or
• submit general GRE test scores.