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News 2024

Update July 23rd, 2024

We have sent admission letters to selected candidates. If you have not received an e-mail or cannot download an admission letter on the Goethe Hochschulportal, you are most likely on our waiting list. We will inform you in the next few days, if we start a second admission round by contacting applicants in reserve. We received several hundred applications. Unfortunately, our selection committee could not offer immediate admission to every qualified candidate.

Update June 10th, 2024

The MIEEP office is looking for an instructor who implements a new virtual preparatory course on master level. Please find the job description here.

Update May 29th, 2024

Our selection committee has started reviewing all applications we have received. Please expect our feedback by early July.

Update March 28th, 2024

Please find the new academic regulation 2024 in our download center.

Update March 19th, 2024

Please find the slides of today's info session here.

Update March 18th, 2024

Tomorrow, March 19th at 10:00 a.m. CET/MEZ, we will offer an informal and virtual Info Session. If you are interested to join, please send a short request to ieep[at]wiwi.uni-frankfurt[dot]de and we will send you the Zoom invitation.

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

We have uploaded an updated version of our checklist for applicants 2024. Please find it here or under "Application and Admission". The application system opens on April 1st, 2024.

If you have any questions, please contact us at: ieep[at]wiwi.uni-frankfurt[dot]de

About the Degree Program

Goethe University’s Master of Science in International Economics and Economic Policy (MIEEP) is our answer to the challenges of a globalizing economy for corporations, economic policy, and society. It is designed to endow students with the economic expertise and analytical skills for a successful career in administration, government, national and international associations, and global corporations.

Program at a Glance
Regular duration4 semesters (2 years)
Maximum duration8 semesters (4 years)
Credits required 120 ECTS credits
Startwinter semester (mid-october)
Degree titleMaster of Science (M.Sc.)
Application periodApril 1 - May 15
Number of Places40, limited admission
Obligatory courses3
Tuition feesnone (only semester fee, approx. 370€ / semester)

We preferably welcome students with a bachelor degree in economics or business. Candidates with strong analytical skills from related fields will also be considered.

Applications are open from April, 1 to May, 15.

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Where do I get my online access? Which libraries can I use? How to find accomodation in Frankfurt? These are just some of the questions you might have before starting to study MIEEP. Learn more here.

Goethe University - Campus Westend

The new Campus Westend is frequently labelled the "most beautiful campus in continental Europe" combining the historical IG Farben building and modern architecture. Study inside up-to-date lecture halls and seminar rooms and continue your studies outside in the vast green areas of our campus.

The following video provides a first impression of our Campus.

To graduate you have to write a master thesis and take a corresponding thesis seminar. Learn more about requirements and deadlines here.

Here is how you can reach us for further information.