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Join our programme in M.Sc. Economic Systems at Freie Universität Berlin!

Apr 15, 2024 - May 31, 2024
Plakat MSc Economic Systems-5
Application deadline: May 31, 2024

Double Degree M.Sc. Economic Systems

The M.Sc. program in Economic Systems in cooperation with the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Belgrade is designed for high-achieving students with an interest in:

  • theoretical models and empirical methods in comparative and international economics.
  • socio-economic development and economic policy in emerging economies, especially in East-Central and Southeastern Europe.
  • the elaboration of applied economic solutions under global and institutional uncertainty, the evaluation of their effects as well as the design of necessary regulations and activities in this context.
  • advanced academic training in economics and quantitative methods.
  • performing economic analysis from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Students spend their first year at the University of Belgrade and their second year at the Free University of Berlin.

The Institute for East European Studies at Freie Universität Berlin is internationally renowned for interdisciplinary research and teaching. For decades, the Institute has counted among its members leading experts in history, culture, politics, sociology, and economics of Eastern Europe and provided unique interdisciplinary training to its students. The Institute for East European Studies is very well connected and cooperates in teaching and research with leading academic institutions in East European and around the world.

Your perspectives:

✔️ The master's program teaches general theoretical and empirical economic skills.
✔️ Gain insights into comparative, international and institutional aspects of economics with a regional focus on emerging countries, with a special focus on Eastern Europe.

✔️ Expand your theoretical and practical knowledge of Southeastern Europe and the entire post-socialist region.
✔️ Deepen your interdisciplinary knowledge (Area Studies) and benefit from the internship/language module.


Usefull links:

  • You can find further information about our master's degree program here.
  • You can read information for prospective students here and the admission requirements here.
  • To apply.


After successfully completing your degree, a wide range of career opportunities will open up to you:

The master's degree program provides the scientific basis and practical experience for a career as an economic expert for emerging markets in the following areas, among others: Economic analysis and economic consulting in the public and private sector, international organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and scientific institutions. In addition, the master's program qualifies students for a doctorate in economics or social sciences per the respective admission requirements.

Do you have any questions or want to find out more?
Please contact our MA programme coordinator Sabine Pag.

Become part of our Eastern European community and study M.Sc. Economic Systems with us!