First year – 60 ECTS credits:

  • SLU, UBonn, UCLouvain or UCSC
  • Core courses: microeconomics, quantitative methods
  • Optional and supplementary courses

Second year – 60 ECTS credits:

  • Different from first year: SLU, UBonn, UCLouvain or UCSC
  • Option to spend time at PUC, UPC, EARC*
  • Optional and supplementary courses
  • Master’s thesis

* Students can spend a shorter exchange study period (one quarter) for writing their thesis as part of their second academic year. The master thesis topic needs to be in correspondence with the 2nd year university if a associated academic partner is involved.

Between academic years, partner universities organize in turn the obligatory summer schools (6 ECTS credits in total).