Economics (Bachelor)

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The bachelor’s programme in Economics imparts basic knowledge of the most important theories, methods and quantitative procedures of economics, as well as their development and application. In addition, it aims at preparing students for a future employment in the field of economics. Moreover, students acquire interdisciplinary competences in dealing with new media.

Classes are held in German and English.

Bachelor of Science

Degree Programme Code: 033 513

6 semesters / 180 ECTS credits

Language: German

Entrance exam procedure

Curriculum

Attention

Instruction Language German

Please note that the instruction language of this programme is German. To start the degree programme, you need to hold a certificate of German proficiency on C1 level.

Study programme

The bachelor’s programme consists of an Introductory and Orientation Period (STEOP) and compulsory modules on microeconomics, macroeconomics, mathematics, statistics, econometrics, finance as well as business administration. Furthermore, students have the opportunity to specialise in a certain field or supplement their knowledge by completing compulsory elective modules and electives in the area of economics, but also in a wide range of other disciplines (such as sociology, law, psychology, geography). To successfully complete the programme, students have to write a bachelor’s thesis.

Five concepts

which you will deal with during your studies:

  • Statistics
  • Econometrics
  • Finance
  • Game theory
  • Microeconomics

... und viele mehr.

 Overview of the programme structure & topics

Here you find the current offer of courses for this programme to gain better insight into the topics and structure. For more information please click on the respective level.



After Graduation

Graduates can pursue a career in the following occupational fields:

  • special units of financial institutions and large corporations
  • public administration
  • interest groups
  • political consulting
  • business journalism
  • economic research institutions.

Graduates' Perspective on the Degree Programme

Graduate Survey

The University asks graduates to provide their opinion about the degree programme immediately after graduating. The survey results show how graduates evaluate the degree programme they completed from a subject-specific and organisational perspective.

Career Tracking of Graduates

The tracking of graduates provides information about the career paths of the University of Vienna graduates and aims at providing guidance for career entry after graduation (e.g. questions about the duration of job search until first employment after graduation, salary development and sectors that graduates are active in).