- Undergraduate degree or equivalent
For this master's programme you need a subject-specific undergraduate degree (minimum 6 semesters/180 ECTS-Credits) or an equivalent degree.
At least 30 credits (ECTS) must have been completed in economics, 6 credits in mathematics, and 6 credits in statistics.
Alternatively, graduates from economics geography can gain admission to the programme if they meet the general academic requirements. Such admission, however, will only be valid for the specialization "Regional Dynamics" as part of an individual study curriculum.
The overall grade (CGPA) of such a degree must be GOOD or better (German system: 2.5); alternatively, applicants with undergraduate degrees must be among the top 65% of their class (ECTS-grades A,B,C).
- Language requirements
This master's programme requires the following language proficiency:
- English language proficiency at level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
- Registration form
Once you finish an online application via the application portal OLAS, this document will be generated under the filename "Application for admission at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena to the masters programme". You need to print out this document, sign it, scan it and send it as PDF file of good quality within the application timeframe to the Master Service Centre: email@example.com.
- Proof of achievements during your previous study programme and choice of specialisation
In this specific document, please fill in all modules/exams taken in the fields of economics, mathematics and statistics.
Your CV should have a tabular form, containing key information on your school record and academic career.
- University entrance qualification certificate
Please upload at the online application system your university entrance certificate/school leaving certificate. Usually, this means the school graduation diploma (German "Abitur"), i.e. the diploma that makes you eligible for studies at an University or other institution for higher education. Be mindful of the fact that here, we do not need any University diploma but a High School diploma!
- Previous university degrees earned
All previous University degrees (Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, etc.) if available before the application deadline - if not, please make a note of the anticipated date of issue of your degree certificate. Please upload your University degree or the most actual, detailed transcript of records/ mark sheet of all semesters available to you, should you not hold your degree certificate at the time of application. The main document is the degree/ transcript based on which you apply for the master programme.
- Detailed transcript of records
Detailed transcript of records/ mark sheet of your first, subject-specific University degree, with which you apply for the master's programme. This transcript MUST contain an overall cumulative grade point average or average mark.
- Proof of language proficiency
You have to submit the following proofs of language proficiencies:
- Proof of proficiency in English (official score/proficiency certificate: Level B2, CEFR / IELTS, ACADEMIC: 6.0+ / TOEFL , iBT 90+. Alternatively: official certificate confirming English as language of instruction)
- Translation of foreign/external application documents
Every mandatory application document from foreign/external countries must also be available in either English OR German translation. Such a translation has to be conducted by officially acknowledged/ sworn translators or translation offices.
- Proof of grading system
External/foreign degree certificates/ transcripts of records must contain information on the grading system (= description of the maximum grade possible and the minimum passing grade) used at the respective University.
- Certificate APS
Applicants with degrees from India, Vietnam or China must submit the original APS-certificate issued by the German Embassy.
- University entrance exam
Applicants from the following countries must submit a certificate of their university entrance examination/college entrance examination:
- Iran (College entrance examination certificate or certificate of pre-university course/year)
- Republic of Korea/South Korea: SAT (Scholastic Ability Test)
- People's Republic of China: College entrance examination certificate ("Gaokao")
Please direct your enquiries via Service Desk at www.uni-jena.de/service-msz.
Master Service Centre
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:00 to 12:20, Tuesday 14:00 to 18:00 and on Wednesday and Thursday from 14:00 to 16:00.