Top Universities in Germany to Study Economics | EDUopinions

Top Universities in Germany to Study Economics

20/12/2019

Germany is a popular country to study in. With low tuition fees and some of the best universities in the world, there is, in fact, no doubt that Germany is in the top countries to study abroad. In this article, we are going to talk about the top universities in Germany to study economics according to our student reviews.

1. Martin Luther University Halle- Wittenberg

MARTIN LUTHER UNIVERSITY HALLE- WITTENBERG

The Martin Luther University is a public research-oriented university that has been around for 500 years and offers a wide range of academic subjects in the areas of humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and medicine. The university, which was founded in 1502, merged with Friedrichs University Halle (founded in 1694). Now the university has 20,000 students, 340 professors, and two campuses, one in Halle and the other in Wittenberg in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

Business Economics programmes

Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg offers a Business Economics degree which is a three-year degree programme that provides you with the skills and knowledge needed for a career in an international setting. There are no tuition fees for this course and this is designed to give students a solid understanding of business management, economics, and quantitative methods that can readily be applied in an international environment.

Students in this programme usually have a genuine interest in business management and have excellent proficiency in English. A lot of international applicants also apply to this course with the desire to immerse themselves in a multi-lingual environment and to benefit from the German language that they will be able to learn throughout their studies.

student Reviews

One of the students that left a review on EDUopinions says that they loved the programme, the campus, and the fact that the professors are well prepared. The city is affordable and not too big.

Business Economics
2018-10-05 17:29:15
Anonymous student
Best university !!!

The university of Halle-Wittenberg has a beautiful campus and amazing study programmes. The city is affordable and not too big. It is close to Leipzig, with is free to visit with your student card.
Professors are knowledgeable and the university offers studys in many subjects with around 25 thousand students (also international).
Overall i just love Halle, the old university, student life and that living is really affordable.

Programme: Business Economics
Graduation: 2020
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Another student says that if you come from a big city, Halle might be small for you. The good thing about it is that you may run into people you know more often and your lifestyle will be slower than the one you may have had back home. The Economics programme is loved by students and taught in English. The library is tiny and cute and, last but not least, the city is affordable.

Business Economics
2019-07-23 10:46:53
Anonymous student
Good programe but could be better

This university is located in Halle which is a very small town. If you are coming from a big city, trust me, it is going to be boring for you. But the bright side is, you can always run into people you know.
My study program is business economics and I really love it. The professors are definitely great at their work, but the tutor might not be. Often the tutor jobs are given to master students who doesn’t really have sufficient knowledge.
There is a library for economic faculty which is tiny and cute. In my opinion, there could be more books in English available other than textbooks for student.
The program is designed in English and you are supposed to take mandatory and elective classes. Mandatory classes are offered in English except for game decision theory. For elective classes, you have the freedom to choose from both English and German lecture.
Other than regular classes, I don’t really see any other extracurriculars to help students understand the job market. If you want a job, better learn German. If you want to find a job speaking only English, sorry this is not possible in Halle.
Let’s talk about something fun, shall we? The cost of living in Halle is extremely low, with the same rent you pay for a room, you can easily afford 3 room in Halle 😀 Great way to save some money! Also there is a fixed amount of Erasmus students who are visiting each semester and eager to meet people, so you will never run out of friends!

Programme: Business Economics
Degree: Bachelor's
Graduation: 2019
Campus: Halle
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2. University of Tubingen

University of Tubingen

The University of Tubingen is known to be one of Germany’s oldest universities located in the city of Tubingen, Baden-Wurttemberg. The university is known for studies of medicine, natural sciences, social sciences and humanities. The university currently has 7 faculties which are divided into several departments like Protestant Theology, Law, Catholic Theology, Medicine, Humanities, economics and social sciences. The Tubingen is maintaining their ranking as one of the best universities in the world and the top ten universities in Germany.

Economics at University of Tubingen

They have a few courses in economics like Economics and Business Administration, International Business Administration, International Economics, Business Administration, Data Science in Business and Economics and much more.

The International Business Administration programme offers you a degree in business administration with an international orientation. Graduates learn the sales and supply management and how does a company handle its investments. One learns the basics of business Administration, basics of economics, two technical languages and key qualification.

The programme is free of tuition fees for all EU citizens.

student Reviews

One student claims that the University of Tubingen is extremely well-organised and one of the best in the country for medicine and economy programmes.  Since the courses are in English, it’s great for international students.

2017-11-26 20:41:39
Anonymous student
Good studying experience

I believe the University of Tuebingen is a pretty well-organized university that offers a large list of courses and specialities. It is one of the best in Germany for medicine and economy. It is one of the few universities to offer courses in Computational Linguistics. For me, it was a great experience, because it allowed me to study in English and not in German (a language that I didn’t speak when I started my studies). I believe the university has good resources, the university hospitals ate also very good. The only department that it is maybe missing is an Engineering Faculty.

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Yen Chen, an international student who studied economics at the University of Tubingen, says that the town is lovely and one gets to meet a lot of students from different parts of the world, which enables a good and welcoming international environment.

Economics
2019-02-04 17:20:32
Yen Chen
A beautiful university town

As an exchange student in Tübingen, I feel really comfortable staying in this lovely town. Since it’s a university town, the life pace is quite easy here. I’ve met quite a lot of students from all over the world and got to learnt different cultures, talked about various of topics and issues. Overall it’s really a great choice if you’d like to enjoy easy lifestyle while focusing on studies.

Programme: Economics
Degree: Bachelor's
Campus: Tubingen
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Conclusion

Overall, Germany has great universities to study Economics as well as Business and Management. Most of the courses are offered in English and the tuition fees are affordable. The slow-paced lifestyle of these cities helps international students to easily adjust.

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