Admission and Requirements

The minimum prerequisite for admission is a bachelor's degree. Candidates with a master's degree are also welcome to apply. An undergraduate or graduate specialization in economics or business is preferred, but candidates with strong analytical skills from related fields will also be considered. 

Please use the link below for the submission of your application online via uni-assist. In case of a foreign degree, some application documents must also be sent by post. Please note that all hardcopies must arrive by the deadline. In that case, the online application must be completed several days before the deadline. It is not possible to hand in any documents after the deadline. Incomplete applications will not be considered

Please find a detailed list of application requirements in the "checklist for applicants" below.


Applications have to be submitted online. The application system closed for the intake of WiSe23/24.


Application Deadline

Prospective students are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

Final deadline:

May 15th
prior to the winter semester of intended enrollment.

News on Application Requirements Winter Term 2024/2025

Update February 21st, 2024

A new examination regulation will be published for the MIEEP as of the winter term 2024. There will be minor changes to the program, which apply to new students of the intake 2024:

1. Professor Dürnecker (Department Economic Policy and Quantitative Methods) is the new director of the MIEEP program.

2.  The focus modules "International Economics" and "Public Policy" are merged to one focus module "International Economics and Economic Policy".

3. The compulsory Fundamental Courses of the first semester are extended by two additional courses "Fundamentals of International Economics" and "Fundamentals of Economic Policy".

We will publish the new examination regulation soon. We will also introduce the new MIEEP structure in our Info Session in March (see below).

Update February 21st, 2024

We will offer an informal and virtual Info Session for new applicants on March 19th, 2024, 10:00 a.m. CET/MEZ. Please find the Zoom Link here shortly before the meeting starts.

Update December 11th, 2023

Please find the updated checklist for applications in 2024 below. The application system opens on April 1st, 2024.

Please find all information on the application process and on the required documents in our new checklist for applicants 2024.

You may also want to have a look at our FAQs as well.