B.Sc in Economics


University of Hamburg

Hamburg, Germany

About Course

Key information
: 3 Year
Study Type
: Full Time
Exam Accepted
: IELTS 6.0/9
Exam Intake
: Jun | Jul
Conditional Scholarship
: NA
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  • BSc in Economics

  • Description of the course

    Are you interested in topics such as growth, inflation, the labor market, public finances and market structures? Would you like to learn more about competition and economic policy, environmental protection, climate change, income distribution and globalization? Then the economics degree is right for you! 
    The economics course imparts fundamental methodological knowledge and analytical skills, such as systematically recording and structuring economic target conflicts or applying statistical methods to specific economic questions. Due to the well-founded methodical training, the economics degree opens up many interesting professional fields and very good opportunities on the job market.
  • r prospects

    The Bachelor in Economics is a professional qualification that includes activities in many areas of the private sector (e.g. industry, management consultancies, banks and insurance companies), in business associations (e.g. chambers of industry and commerce) and trade unions as well as in the public sector (e.g. public administration, international organizations, Development aid). 
    In addition, graduates have the opportunity to continue their scientific career in the form of a master’s degree after completing their bachelor’s degree. At the University of Hamburg, for example, you can choose between a Master of Science in Economics and a Master of Science in Politics, Economics and Philosophy (PEP) in the Economics department
  • Course structure

    In the first three semesters, the focus is on developing technical and methodological basics. Building on this, you will deepen your knowledge and deal systematically with current economic and economic policy issues. In the application and profile development area from the fourth semester onwards, you set individual priorities and can specialize in economics.
    As a supplementary subject, you choose an additional subject from the courses in business administration, philosophy or political science. In the free elective area you can choose events from the diverse range of the University of Hamburg, e.g. language courses, history, German studies or other economics courses. 
    The completion of your studies is the completion of your own scientific work, the bachelor thesis. 
    The detailed study plan of the B.Sc. Economics and further information on the course can be found on the course website of the B.Sc. Economics.

    Subject-specific provisions / study regulations

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    Application deadlines

    First-year students can only apply for a winter semester.
    The application period for new students for the winter semester 2021/22 will be extended to July 31, 2021 . This only applies to applications for the first semester. The deadline for applications for higher semesters, for the main course and for master’s courses is unchanged from 01.06. - July 15, 2021. 
    Registration deadline at the University of Hamburg following the dispatch of the notification of admission from September; the exact dates can be found in the notification of admission.

Entry Requirement

  • Applicant must be high school passed.

Application Process

  • University of Hamburg received 42,846 applications in 2019 for admission to its 70 bachelor’s and 95 master’s programs. These programs vary across seven faculties and provide courses in the field of Law, Medicine, Education, Psychology, Business Administration, among others.

    University enrolled over 43,957 students for winter 2019-20 semester including 10,221 new enrollments. Over 57% of this total population was female. Approximately 14% international students were enrolled to various courses for winter 2019-20 at this renowned top German university.

  • University of Hamburg follows a semester-system with two intake seasons that is winter and summer.
  • Both the undergraduate and graduate applicants have to apply through the university’s online portal.
  • International students must submit transcripts verfied by uni-assit or any other German authority.
  • The university needs proof of language proficiency as per course requirement (English/German).
  • The application deadlines for bachelor’s degree programs and master’s courses for winter 2020-21 session is July 1-July 15.
  • COVID-19 (coronavirus) Admission Updates

    With COVID-19 pandemic at hand, the university has shifted its classes online temporarily. Additionally, the application drafting process for the Winter 2020-21 session has been moved to July 1- August 20, 2020.

    This deadline is applicable only for the first subject of bachelor’s degree and state examination degree programs. For other programs, the deadlines remain as per prior notice.

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