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University of Bayreuth MA in History & Economics
University of Bayreuth

MA in History & Economics

Bayreuth, Germany

4 Semesters


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* there are no tuition fees; in Germany, students at all higher education institutions pay a semester contribution; this payment - at the University of Bayreuth: about 110 EUR per semester - has nothing to do with tuition fees


The economy is constantly changing. The latest economic crises have taught us that a long-term perspective can help us to better understand changes in the economy. For this reason, the field of economic history has been experiencing a boom over the past several years. More and more experts are needed to analyze complex economic relationships and develop integrative approaches to achieving solutions on the basis of historical experience. The master’s program in History & Economics offers you an interdisciplinary education in history and economics that is currently one-of-a-kind in Germany. This unique combination leads to a career-qualifying degree that enables graduates to start a career in the private sector or continue their postgraduate education.

Why study History & Economics in Bayreuth?

The University of Bayreuth is currently rated among the top young universities according to the Times Higher Education global ranking “150 under 50”. This ranking focuses on the top 150 universities worldwide that were founded less than 50 years ago. As a medium-sized campus university, we place less emphasis on growth and more on ensuring the highest quality of our infrastructure. In so doing, the University of Bayreuth focuses on the areas of emphasis in the various disciplines and on developing a range of interdisciplinary links that ensure it a place among the best universities internationally. As a student enrolled in the program History & Economics, you will benefit from this approach, from direct contact with lecturers in a range of different subject areas, and from having everything you need right at your doorstep.



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