Faculty of Economic Sciences

A truly international course of study: a double degree programme in international economics in cooperation with the Rijksuniversiteit, Groningen


In the winter semester of 2010/ 2011, the University of Göttingen Faculty of Economic Sciences launched a double degree programme with the University of Groningen Faculty of Economic Sciences, Netherlands. In four semesters, students can now simultaneously earn a M.A. in international economics from the University of Göttingen and a M.Sc. in international economics and business from the University of Groningen.

Studying in this double degree programme means:
The application process requires candidates to apply for the M.A. in international economics programme at the University of Göttingen and apply simultaneously to participate in the double degree programme with the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Netherlands.

The double degree programme is structured so that students spend two semesters in Göttingen and two semesters in Groningen. In Groningen, students will write their master's thesis in the 4th semester, which is supervised by a faculty member from both universities. As a graduate of the programme, students attain degrees in two accredited master's programmes from two renowned European universities rich in tradition:


The double degree programme is an excellent opportunity to earn an internationally-oriented degree. It also opens up excellent career possibilities in multinational business, national and international organizations, as well as further academic possibilities such as international Ph.D. programmes.