University of Zurich Faculty of Economics

Introduction
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We,the Faculty of Economics at University of Zurich, are the leading Business Administration and Economics Faculty in Switzerland and belong to the best Business Administration and Economics Faculties in Europe. Our research performance achieves the highest international recognition. In individual areas, we belong to the best in the world. We encourage qualitatively high-ranking, innovative and socially-relevant science and carry out both basic and application-orientated research.

We possess broad expert competences in the disciplines of economics, business administration and in informatics. We place great emphasis on an inter-disciplinary approach. We achieve our goals by appointing outstanding and internationally recognised scientists, creating the best possible research conditions, and encouraging young talent.

In our teaching, we transmit the latest research results with innovative, didactical means and here also we aim for the best international performance. We train students on all levels. We offer bachelor, master’s and doctoral progams in Business Administration, Economics, Banking and Finance, Management and Economics as well as in Informatics with Concentration in Information Systems and we offer various professional development programs.

We encourage the development of scientific skills and creative thinking in students. Our students become qualified for international specialist and executive jobs in science, economics, and politics and are competitive with the graduates of worldwide leading universities. The self-reliance and mobility necessary for this are expressly fostered.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • German
  • French

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Programmes

This school also offers:

MSc

Master of Science UZH ETH in Quantitative Finance

Campus Full time Part time Switzerland Zurich

Offered by the University of Zurich and the Swiss federal Institute of Technology Zurich, two innovative institutions that offers world-class graduate programs taught by leading international scholars in one of the most international cities in Europe. We invite you to make our Master program the next step in your career development. [+]

General description

 

The program combines high-level academic teaching and research in quantitative finance with problems taken directly out from the private banking and finance sector. A special feature of the program is the combination of lectures on financial economics with lectures on mathematical methods in finance (probability theory, statistics, numerical analysis).

 

The curriculum contains mandatory courses dedicated to the theory, the concepts and methods of Corporate Finance, Financial Markets, Financial Economics, Derivatives and Financial Engineering, Financial Econometrics and Mathematical Methods for Finance; further each participant can follow specialized courses from the areas of Risk Management and Asset Management. Finally, the required Master Thesis serves to ensure the ability of the graduates to do autonomous scientifc work for solving a relevant problem for the finance community. ... [-]


MA

Master of Arts (MA) in Banking and Finance

Campus Full time Part time Switzerland Zurich

The MA in Banking and Finance of the University of Zurich provides you with an advanced academic education in the field of Banking and Finance. The degree qualifies you to enter into academically-oriented professions or continue your studies on a doctorate level. [+]

General description

The Master of Arts (MA) in Banking and Finance offers advanced economics training and enables students to under-take independent economic, project-oriented assignments. The degree qualifies students to occupy positions in economically-oriented careers and to enter further studies at Doctor level.

Structure of studies (CP = ECTS credit points): The four fields of study differ with reference to specific requirements. In Banking and Finance, 33 CP are acquired in compulsory fields together with a minimum of 27 CP in the fields of corporate finance, financial economics, quantitative finance and financial services. A minimum of 6 CP are acquired in each of the fields of political economics and business administration. Students also have the choice of focusing on individual subjects. Finally, the Master’s thesis accounts for a further 30 CP.... [-]


Master of Arts (MA) in Economics

Campus Full time Part time

The MA in Economics of the University of Zurich provides you with an advanced academic education in the field of Economics. The degree qualifies you to enter into academically-oriented professions or continue your studies on a doctorate level. [+]

The MA in Economics at the university of Zurich offers advanced economics training and enables students to under-take independent economic, project-oriented assignments. The degree qualifies students to occupy positions in economically-oriented careers and to enter further studies at Doctor level.

Structure of studies (CP = ECTS credit points): The four fields of study differ with reference to specific requirements. In economics, the complex interrelation between markets is studied. 30 CP are acquired in compulsory fields together with a minimum of 30 CP from the fields of macroeconomics and economic policy, microeconomics and management, and 6 CP in the student’s elected political economics field. In addition, a minimum of 6 further CP must be acquired in the field of business administration. Students also have the choice of focusing on individual subjects. Finally, the Master’s thesis accounts for a further 30 CP.... [-]


Master of Arts (MA) in Economics and Business Administration

Campus Full time Part time Switzerland Zurich

The MA in Economics and Business Administration of the University of Zurich provides you with an advanced academic education in the field of Economics or Business Administration. The degree qualifies you to enter into academically-oriented professions or continue your studies on a doctorate level. [+]

General description

The Master of Arts (MA) in Economics and Business Administration of the University of Zurich provides you with an advanced academic education in the field of economics. The degree qualifies you to enter into academically-oriented professions or continue your studies on a doctorate level. With the Master of Arts in Economics of the University of Zurich you can work independently in an academic and project-based manner. Through the Master's degree you have proven that you are qualified to assume demanding and above-average professional and academic tasks.

 

Admission to the Master's degree course always assumes a Bachelor's degree in an economic subject from a university or an equivalent degree. The Faculty can make the admission to the Master's degree course dependent on proof of additional knowledge and skills that are acquired before or during the Master's degree studies.... [-]


Master of Arts (MA) in Management and Economics

Campus Full time Part time Switzerland Zurich

Offered by the University of Zurich, an innovative institution that offers world-class graduate programs taught by leading international scholars in one of the most international cities in Europe. We invite you to make our Master program the next step in your career development. [+]

Today’s modern business world is a rapidly changing management environment. Globalisation is forcing enterprises to adapt in new ways. Interactions between business problems and macroeconomic market conditions are intensifying. In order to handle these challenges, managers need universally applicable skills and interdisciplinary economics insights. The Master’s Degree in Management and Economics is an opportunity to acquire this essential foundation.

 

 

Key features

 

World-class faculty: The MA in Management and Economics is privileged to draw on an outstanding faculty in economics, business and empirical methods. The University of Zurich’s Economics Department ranks first in the German speaking regions and is among the top worldwide ... [-]