In the “Economic Geography” master’s course, students acquire in-depth knowledge of geography. The teaching content relates to content-related competencies and methodological skills for economic geography and its various sub-areas. The students acquire specialist knowledge and methodological skills in order to be able to describe, analyze, explain, evaluate and forecast socio-economic processes from a multi-scalar, theory-based perspective. The focus is on the acquisition of theory-related analytical knowledge and the strengthening of job-related problem-solving skills. In combined technical and methodological modules with project character, integrated work processes are learned in ideal-typical sequences.
Proof of completion of a relevant bachelor's degree in the field of geography, economics, social sciences (or thematically similar courses) or proof of a comparable domestic or foreign professional university degree. If this is not yet available, a transcript of records with a calculated average grade based on at least 80% of the credit points required for the bachelor's degree can be submitted.
Sufficient competencies are provided for thematically similar courses if the corresponding degree contains at least 90 credit points in methodical and technical basics of geography and its auxiliary sciences (cartography, empirical social research, statistics).
The examination board can combine the admission with the condition that additional study achievements and / or examinations of a maximum of 30 credit points are achieved. In this case, the course can be extended accordingly.
Knowledge of English , level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Direct admission is granted if the admission requirements are fully met.
Language level B1 of the "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages ??of the Council of Europe" - independent language use - is proven by fulfilling one of the following criteria:
If you cannot prove the language level from your school lessons, the following alternatives apply:
The skills and knowledge acquired in the geographical specialist and method modules are supplemented and deepened by external elective modules and profile modules as well as by an external internship that additionally strengthens professional orientation and can be used in the following professional fields in particular:
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