Overview of the MA in Global Economic Relations program

This program is offered in a flexible format: full-time (1 year), part-time (2 years), modular (3 years)

Sample Curriculum:

Pre-session in August (mandatory, 0 credit): Introduction to Mathematics and Statistics (pass/fail)

Fall Semester (16 credits): 

Mandatory courses (10 credits): Data Analysis (4 credits), International Relations Theory (4 credits), Microeconomics for Economic Policy (2 credits)

Elective courses (6 credits): Selected courses from the two departments. E.g. Global Economy: Emergence and Issues (Econ), Global Economic Inequalities (IR), Security and Strategic Studies (IR), EU Enlargement (IR), What is Diplomacy? (IR) , The Political Economy of the EU (IR), Foreign Policy Analysis (IR)

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Winter Semester (16 credits - Maximum 11 from one department) 

Elective courses (16 credits): Selected courses from the two departments. E.g. Critical Security Studies (IR), International Intervention and State Building (IR), International and European Refugee Law (IR), The New Political Economy of Emerging Europe (IR), The Economics of Trade Policy (Econ), Global Financial Markets (Econ), Macroeconomic Policy and Public Finance (Econ), EU Security and Defense Policy (IR), Agricultural Economics (Econ), Regional and Urban Economics and Policy (Econ), Health Economics (Econ)

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Spring Semester (8 credits)

Mandatory (4 credits): `Mini-thesis`

Electives (4 credits): Selected courses from the two department, but due to the different organisational structures of the two departments mostly from the Department of Economics. 

Entry Requirements

You can find detailed information on the CEU`s general admission procedure here and on our program specific requirements here