University of Innsbruck

Master’s Programme
Experimental and Empirical Economics

In the Master's Degree Programme in Experimental and Empirical Economics students develop academic thinking required for a high-profile career in research, business, finance and the public sector. The programme is offered by the Faculty of Economics and Statistics, one of the leading European institutions for empirical economics and data science as well as behavioral and experimental economics. Research groups critically examine the decisions of individuals, strategies of firms and the policies of governments to understand and challenge the paradigms in economics and economic policy.

Master's Programme Applied Economics

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Master of Science (MSc)

4 semesters/120 ECTS-Credits

Mode of Study


Relevant bachelor's degree or equivalent, language certificates

Information on the curriculum

The right degree for me?



  • become part of the international research community
  • focus on analytical and empirical methods and their application
  • work and network with internationally renowned visiting scientists
  • consider individual decision-making based on behavioral economics and related disciplines (psychology, sociology, neurosciences)
  • develop evidence-based economic policy and (corporate) governance processes
My career

My career

My career opportunities

  • enrol in international PhD Programmes in Economics, Finance, and Management
  • work in private and public research institutions
  • work in national or central banks and public agencies
  • work in banking, insurance and financial sectors
  • work as a consultant
  • employment in NGOs and international organisations (e.g. OECD, IMF)

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