University of Cologne Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences

Introduction

The Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences

Founded in 1388, the University of Cologne is one of the oldest and largest universities in Germany. It is located in the city centre of Cologne and offers its students a wide range of academic and social activities. It has gained a stable and outstanding reputation for maintaining the highest standards in research and education. The Cologne WiSo Faculty (Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences) is one of the university's six faculties.

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  • English
  • German

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Master

Double Master’s in Demography and Social Inequality

Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Cologne

The Double Master’s Programme in Demography and Social Inequality gives students the opportunity to benefit from the outstanding expertise of two top-ranking universities. [+]

In cooperation with the University of Groningen The Double Master’s Programme in Demography and Social Inequality gives students the opportunity to benefit from the outstanding expertise of two top-ranking universities. Participants of the programme spend one year studying at each university and graduate with two master’s degrees: a Master of Sciences in Sociology and Social Research issued by the University of Cologne and a Master of Science in Population Studies issued by the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. The international master's programme focuses on demographic change, population dynamics and the challenges faced by modern societies due to increasing life expectancy, decreasing birth rates and migration. Students will learn to apply advanced social research methods and data analysis, providing necessary tools to deal with current issues such as ageing, social inequality, family, integration and education, among others. Students will have the possibility of acquiring in-depth knowledge of these topics and developing interdisciplinary research skills. Students of the Double Master’s Programme in Demography and Social Inequality complete their first year at the University of Cologne and their second year at the University of Groningen. Students follow a study path that is integrated into the regular course offer of both universities. The programme is based on the mutual recognition of credit points and includes a joint master’s thesis which is supervised by professors at both universities. After successful completion of the programme, students are awarded two degrees: a Master of Science in Sociology and Social Research by the University of Cologne and... [-]

Master in International Management (CEMS MIM)

Campus Full time August 2017 Germany Cologne

The CEMS Master's in International Management (CEMS MIM) is a master’s programme in the field of business and management, which is delivered by 30 leading universities from around the world in cooperation with more than 70 multinational corporations and four social partners. In Cologne the CEMS MIM is offered as part of the 2-year MSc in International Management. [+]

INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT (CEMS MIM) - MASTER OF SCIENCE The CEMS Master's in International Management (CEMS MIM) is a master’s programme in the field of business and management, which is delivered by 30 leading universities from around the world in cooperation with more than 70 multinational corporations and four social partners. In Cologne the CEMS MIM is offered as part of the 2-year MSc in International Management. An international focus and strong links with industry and business set the programme apart from others. Alongside internationally aligned courses, Skill Seminars and Business Projects, it includes an internship abroad and a term at a CEMS partner institution in another country. In addition to being the most international management programme on the market, it is the starting point for lifelong professional and personal networks. The quality of CEMS MIM is underscored by its excellent results in the Financial Times Master’s in Management Ranking, which rates the professional success of graduates. The MIM programme has continually held one of the Top 10 places since the ranking was introduced in 2005. The programme's core features International course experience Intercultural study groups Term abroad at one of the top business schools of the CEMS Global Alliance in Management Education Consultancy project carried out in collaboration with multinational companies Soft skills seminars geared towards developing leadership skills Numerous opportunities to meet and network with representatives of globally active companies 10 week internship abroad CEMS (MIM) Curriculum Within the core and advanced category in International Management, the CEMS MIM... [-]

Master of Science in Sociology and Social Research

Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Cologne

The Master in Sociology and Empirical Social Research focuses on advanced methods of data collection and analysis, conveying a key qualification that is increasingly in demand. It is based on the practical, research-oriented handling of current topics such as aging, the labour market, education, family, health, integration, crime and the economy. [+]

SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL RESEARCH The Master in Sociology and Empirical Social Research focuses on advanced methods of data collection and analysis, conveying a key qualification that is increasingly in demand. It is based on the practical, research-oriented handling of current topics such as aging, the labour market, education, family, health, integration, crime and the economy. The Sociology and Social Research master programme is set out as a full-time 4-semester programme. It is a consecutive master degree, based on a bachelor’s degree within the field of sociology. The core and advanced sections of the master programme cover methodological foundations of sociology and social research. The specialisation section consists of a research seminar as well as advanced modules in sociology and social research. The supplementary section serves to develop a more specific profile—either by deepening and specialising or by diversifying your knowledge. Further modules in business administration as well as in social sciences and economics are available to students. In a nutshell Standard period of study: 4 semesters, full-time Start: Fall term Degree title: Master of Science (M.Sc.) Language: English Fees: Only Social fee Only the best for your career The M.Sc. Sociology and Social Research at the WiSo-faculty of the University of Cologne deepens the knowledge gained in your bachelor studies and makes you an expert in your respective area. For many managing positions of different industries and for certain professions in research and teaching, a master is indispensable. Possible areas of employment for sociologists can be found within market and... [-]

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Double Masters Programme in Business Administration

Campus Full time August 2017 Germany Cologne

The Double Master’s Programme in Business Administration gives students the opportunity to pursue two master’s degrees from two top-ranking universities in only two years. Students spend their first year at the University of Cologne and their second year at one of the partner universities. This gives them a unique advantage as they can combine the best of two universities and enjoy the benefits of an international environment, allowing them to improve their intercultural understanding as well as their language skills. [+]

The Double Master’s Programme in Business Administration gives students the opportunity to pursue two master’s degrees from two top-ranking universities in only two years. Students spend their first year at the University of Cologne and their second year at one of the partner universities. This gives them a unique advantage as they can combine the best of two universities and enjoy the benefits of an international environment, allowing them to improve their intercultural understanding as well as their language skills. The international master’s programme is part of the regular course offer at both universities and is based on the mutual recognition of credit points. Each programme has its own focus, depending on the partner university’s available specialisations. The range of Double Master’s Programmes in Business Administration offered by the University of Cologne gives students the opportunity to choose the programme which best matches their career ambitions, either at: the Louvain School of Management in Belgium, the Aalto University School of Business in Finland, the Warsaw School of Economics in Poland or the Indian Institute of Management of Ahmedabad in India. Programme structure Students selected for the Double Master’s in Business Administration complete their first year at the University of Cologne and their second year at the Aalto University School of Business in Helsinki, the Louvain School of Management, the Warsaw School of Economics or at at the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad (IIMA). Students can choose one of the majors offered as part of the Master of Science in... [-]

Double Masters Programme in Health Economics

Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Cologne

The Double Master’s Programme in Health Economics gives students the opportunity to pursue two master’s degrees from two renowned universities during a two-year programme. The programme focuses on innovation in the healthcare sector and on current and future healthcare challenges. [+]

In cooperation with Maastricht University The Double Master’s Programme in Health Economics gives students the opportunity to pursue two master’s degrees from two renowned universities during a two-year programme. The programme focuses on innovation in the healthcare sector and on current and future healthcare challenges. It is directed at students that want to pursue a career in the healthcare sector with an academic interest in innovation at multiple levels: individuals, groups and on an organisational level as well as regional, national and international. Students gain an in-depth understanding of health economics and innovation in health care. Students selected for the Double Master’s Programme in Health Economics complete their first year at the University of Cologne and their second year at Maastricht University. Students follow a study path that is integrated into the regular course offer of both universities. The programme is taught in English. It is based on the mutual recognition of credit points and includes a joint master’s thesis which is supervised by professors at both universities. After successful completion of the programme, students are awarded two degrees: a Master of Science in Healthcare Policy, Innovation and Management by Maastricht University and a Master of Science in Health Economics by the University of Cologne. Key Facts Programme duration: 4 semesters, full-time Programme start: Beginning of October in Cologne Partner university: The Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences is one of the six faculties of Maastricht University. Its learning methods are based on the principle of Problem-Based Learning (PBL).... [-]

Master of Science in Business Administration

Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Cologne

The Business Administration master programme consists of 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) points and is laid out as a full-time 4-semester programme. It is a consecutive master’s degree, based on a bachelor’s degree within the field of business administration. [+]

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - MASTER OF SCIENCE The Business Administration master programme consists of 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) points and is laid out as a full-time 4-semester programme. It is a consecutive master’s degree, based on a bachelor’s degree within the field of business administration. One of the six following specialised fields within business administration is selected, and forms the focus of study from the beginning: Corporate Development Finance Marketing Accounting and Taxation Supply Chain Management Media and Technology Management Top-ranking: The WiSo Faculty and its specialised fields of study is among the leaders in prestigious university rankings, for example those of the German business newspapers Handelsblatt and Wirtschaftswoche. These positions guarantee outstanding quality in research and teaching. Leading research: We offer you a unique network of research resources and institutions, which have received numerous research awards. Practice-oriented: This practice-oriented degree establishes a direct link to your future career. Excellent international orientation: With over 120 partner universities worldwide, all available for exchange semesters, we give your course a strong international focus. Successful graduates: The WiSo Faculty has been among the top four universities in terms of the quality of its graduates in the Wirtschaftswoche rankings for many years now. As one of our graduates you will have the tools to be successful in business, as a freelancer or in non-profit companies. Course structure The Core and Advanced Section, which contains 18 credit points, will cover methodical basics of the respective major. The Specialisation Section teaches major-specific basics and, in... [-]

Master of Science in Economics

Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Cologne

The Economics master programme consists of 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) points and is designed as a full-time 4-semester programme. It is a consecutive master degree based on a bachelor’s degree within the field of economics. [+]

ECONOMICS - MASTER OF SCIENCE The Economics master programme consists of 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) points and is designed as a full-time 4-semester programme. It is a consecutive master degree based on a bachelor’s degree within the field of economics. The core and advanced sections cover content-specific and methodological foundations in micro and macroeconomics, statistics, econometrics and mathematics. These competencies enable you to comprehend scientific literature on economic science and independently analyse economic problems on an advanced theoretical and empirical level. There is a variety of research and method oriented modules (Research Track Modules) to choose from, allowing you to put together a course package that best suits your level of knowledge and training objectives. In the specialisation section, you chose two of seven different sub-areas (fields) to specialise in. These fields reflect the faculty’s method and research focus within the area of economics: Design and Behavior Energy Economics Growth, Labor and Inequality in the Global Economy Markets and Institutions Macroeconomics, Money and Financial Markets Public Economics Statistics and Econometrics The supplementary section enables you to develop a more specific profile – either by deepening and specialising or by diversifying knowledge. Examples for modules are e.g. finance, corporate strategy, economic psychology or economic geography. Students also have the possibility to acquire credits during a semester abroad, accounted for at the WiSo Faculty. Only the best for your career As a graduate you will find possible fields of employment in areas of public institutions such as ministries, central banks,... [-]

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Double Masters Programme in European Studies

Campus Full time September 2017 Germany Cologne

The Double Master’s Programme in European Studies gives students the opportunity to benefit from the outstanding expertise of two top-ranking universities. Participants of the programme study at each university for one year and graduate with two master’s degrees from the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences, University of Cologne, and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Maastricht University. [+]

The Double Master’s Programme in European Studies gives students the opportunity to benefit from the outstanding expertise of two top-ranking universities. Participants of the programme study at each university for one year and graduate with two master’s degrees from the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences, University of Cologne, and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Maastricht University. The Double Master is an ambitious research-based and interdisciplinary programme which has a strong focus on the European Union, its institutions and policies. Students develop an in-depth understanding of the EU and of the workings of politics and society in an integrated Europe. The programme equips graduates with excellent methodological skills, enabling them to operate at an advanced level in an international research environment. During their year abroad, students will be exposed to an international environment that allows them to improve their intercultural and language skills. Students admitted to the Double Master’s Programme pursue a Research Master in European Studies at Maastricht University in their first year and complete modules of the Master of Arts in Political Science at the University of Cologne in their second year. The programme is based on the mutual recognition of credit points by both universities. Students attend a colloquium and write their master’s thesis during their year in Cologne. The thesis is jointly supervised by professors at both universities. In cooperation with Maastricht University The Fac­ulty of Arts and So­cial Sci­ences (FASoS) has ap­prox. 1,800 stu­dents and is one of the six fac­ul­ties at... [-]

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