An Introduction to Population Studies: Southern Africa
Introduction to the Chinese Economy
China’s Economic Imbalances
The Economy of the United States
Development Issues of Mexico
Economia, sociedad y politica en el mundo iberoamericano
Elective Modules (varies from year to year):
Sustainable Development and National Strategies
Politics in Non-European Regions
Human Rights and Human Rights Policy
Work and Organization
Comparative Analysis of Societies
Leading positions in public institutions, non-profit organizations and corporate development and collaboration.
Teaching and research in development economics
Partner universities of the Institute of Economics
First university degree (Bachelor’s, Diplom or equivalent) in economics. Applicants with a degree in a related subject must submit proof of a strong focus on economics and quantitative methods in their previous studies.
Grade point average of 2.5 or better (in the German marking system). If the average mark is between 2.51 and 2.75, there can be a selection interview.
Good English proficiency required (C1 Level)
Proof of German proficiency is not required; however, we strongly recommend German proficiency at CEFR A2 level as a minimum
Sound knowledge of English (CEFR C1)
Student Services Fee
The contribution of students currently amounts to 42 Euro per semester. An additional charge of 70 Euro covers the mandatory basic “semester ticket”, a transit pass that provides students with unlimited access to public transportation in the metropolitan region Nürnberg from 7 pm to 6 am weekdays and around the clock on weekends (for an optional charge the pass can be valid around the clock every day).