Master's Course


The Master's Course in English for Economists is exclusively reserved for Master students matriculated in a German-language Master's study course in our faculty and is offered every semester. The following Master students are eligible to take this course:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master in Economics Informatics
  • Master in Vocational Education

Admission to the Master's Course is through passing the Master-Qualifying Test. The Master-Qualifying Test always takes place at the beginning of the semester, only once per semester and always in the first week of the semester.


This Master’s course corresponds to level C1.2. according to the Common European Reference Framework on Languages (CEFR).


DATE: Thursday, 16.04.2020 from 12:00 to 14:00.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE for the qualifying test: Wednesday, 15.04.2020 at 12:00 noon. There is no second or repeat date for this Test and is on a first come first served basis.

You can download a sample Master-Qualifying Test here.

All registered candidates will be informed via email if they have passed the exam or not.


Participants will have ample opportunity to take an active role through working in pairs, small groups and in the form of plenary discussions. A greater understanding of grammar will be achieved by monitoring and discussing oral and written exercises.


The EU's Economic Challenges


Artificial Intelligence

The On-Demand Economy

TRAINER Joanne Glen


Thursdays, 12:00 – 14:00, beginning 23.04.2020 (For classroom: see LSF)


Oral and written examinations (90 minutes) both take place at the end of the lecture time, i.e. on 02.07.2020 the oral examination, and on 09.07.2020 the written examination. These dates are final. There are no second or repeat examination dates.
All participants are required to write a home assignment of 1,000 words and must hand it in by 25.06.2020 in class.

CREDIT POINTS All successful participants will receive 6 credit points for completing the Master's Course: English for Economists.

For successfully completing the course an internal language competence C1.2 certificate will be issued. This will contain all points gained in each examination achievement including the final grade. It can be collected from SSIX Info Center.