MSc in Economics and Management


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Program Description

Studying in an internationally renowned environment with your own personal profile

An internationally renowned research environment

The two-year MSc program in Economics and Management gives students an in-depth knowledge of a range of economics and management disciplines. The program is flexible, giving the students the opportunity to specialize in a specific field or in a combination of economics and management topics.

Researchers in the program work in the fields of accounting, finance, macroeconomics, microeconomics, econometrics, and economics of business. The MSc program allows students to create a personal academic profile within one or across several of these fields. Progress in the chosen courses is closely followed and monitored to ensure the students’ academic development. Each semester, the department offers about thirty elective courses. The broad range of courses allows you to specialize in a particular field of interest and to compose an individual course program.

In the company of nobel laureates

Students on the program are based in the Department of Economics and Business Economics. The department is renowned for setting high academic standards. It engages in close collaboration with many leading international researchers, including Nobel Laureates Robert F. Engle and, until his death in 2014, Dale T. Mortensen. The department’s outstanding research environment includes the Centre for Research in Econometric Analysis of Time Series (CREATES), where Nobel Laureate Robert F. Engle serves as a member of the advisory board.

International diversity

The academic environment at the department is characterized by international diversity: more than one-third of its academic staff and Ph.D. students have an international background. The international atmosphere provides the basis for enriched and exciting student life.

Graduates in high demand

Economics and management graduates are in very high demand in the labor market. Many graduates achieve top executive positions in the corporate world (e.g. in financial institutions and consulting firms) or management advisory positions in the public sector (e.g. in ministries and local authorities).

Moreover, the international character of the program allows graduates to work with equal ease in both Danish and international organizations, consulting firms, ministries, government agencies, and financial institutions – including commercial banks, mortgage institutions, pension funds, insurance companies, and investment banks. Students who are interested in pursuing an academic career may also progress to the Ph.D. program. The department offers a special transitional arrangement for honors students who wish to continue their research training in the Ph.D. program.

“I chose Aarhus BSS because of its great reputation, but also because it was ideally located. On the degree program in Economics and Management, I was able to pursue my two great interests; economics and mathematics. The program was at a very high academic level and gave me an analytical approach to problem-solving which I use every day in my job. All in all, I highly recommend this program; you will not only become a great economist, but you will also become part of a great study environment.”
Søren V. Kristensen
MSc in Economics and Management
Macroeconomist, Sydbank A/S

Place of study


Annual tuition fee

EU/EEA/Swiss citizens: Free

Others: EUR 10,000

Aarhus BSS

Aarhus BSS (School of Business and Social Sciences) is one of Aarhus University’s four faculties. With approximately 13,000 full-time students, several thousand part-time students, more than 230 Ph.D. students, and more than 590 faculty members, Aarhus BSS ranks among the largest business schools in Europe and is Denmark’s biggest business and social sciences unit at the university level. Building on its broad academic base, it encompasses both traditional business and social science disciplines.

Learning in an international context

At Aarhus BSS, we conduct research and teach­ing at the highest academic level. We are dedicated to imparting to our students exactly the knowledge, skills, and experience that are in demand – the skills that are essential for engaging in professional business activities in a global marketplace.

Our broad scope enables us to attract researchers, lecturers, and stu­dents from all over the world. With their help, we have built an international environment in which academic and cultural views are exchanged, expe­riences gathered, and friendships formed.

Our students are encouraged to take a semester abroad at one of Aarhus BSS’s approximately 300 partner universities around the world. Studying abroad is an excellent opportunity for you to expand your horizon academically, culturally and personally, and for you to acquire valuable international experience and qualifications that are in high demand in companies and organizations everywhere.

Last updated October 2019

About the School

Aarhus University is an academically diverse and strongly research-oriented institution that creates and shares knowledge. The university was founded in 1928 and today it has several world class resea ... Read More

Aarhus University is an academically diverse and strongly research-oriented institution that creates and shares knowledge. The university was founded in 1928 and today it has several world class research fields. Read less
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