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Master in Economics

Graduate School of Economics and Political Science

Graduate Economics and Political Science School
Direction
Prof. Matthias Kredler
Language
English
Attendance
On-campus
Credits
60 ECTS
Campus
Getafe
Applications

Open

☛  Places available: 40

Departments
Department of Economics, María de Maeztu award of excellence

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  • Inicio

    The Master in Economics provides students with a working knowledge of the main tools of quantitative economics. It is directed to graduates in economics, mathematics, and engineering, as well as to graduates in social sciences with a taste for rigorous analysis.

    The program prepares students to pursue a professional specialization in one of the different fields of economics, leading to a career in government agencies, international organizations, or the private sector. It serves as well as a first step to students who plan to pursue a research career by enrolling into a PHD program in economics. 

    In the last five years, our students have been placed in top Ph.D. programs in Economics (University of Minnesota, University College London, European University Institute, among others), in leading financial institutions and consulting firms (e.g. BBVA Research, Santander, European Investment Bank; Bearing Point, Afi), and in government agencies and ministries (e.g. AIReF, CNMC in Spain and their foreign equivalents)

    The Master is a full time one year program (60 ECTS), during which students take 6 mandatory courses in the Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and Econometrics, and complete their studies with three optional specialized courses on the topics of their professional interest. In addition, students must complete a Master’s thesis.


    📥 │ See placement list of the recent cohorts

    Espacios abiertos - uc3m Campus de Getafe

    reasons to study master in economics

    │MASTER IN NUMBERS

    • #52 of the world and #11 of Europe in the Ranking of the European Economic Association
    • #55 of the world and #16 of Europe in the Ranking of Tilburg University on Economics (2011-2015)
    • 70% of the professors have taken doctorates in prestigious universities in Europe and the United States
    • ☛ More than 70% of the students are foreigners
  • CURRICULUM
  • FACULTY

    Faculty from the Economics Department at Carlos III University is in charge of the Master courses. All faculty members have Doctorate Degrees (Ph.D) from prestigious, internationally known universities. This Department are committed to academic excellence.

    According with the latest well-known ranking by Tilburg University on Economics Research (2011-2015) the Department of Economics at UC3M is placed 38th in the world, 15th in Europe, and 2nd in Spain. In addition, in a recent comparison, sponsored by the European Economic Association and published in the Journal of the European Economic Association (JEEA, vol. 1(6) (2003) pp. 1346-1366), the Department of Economics was ranked number 52 in the world, 9th in the European Union, and 2nd in Spain; and in EconPhd Ranking, 10 worldwide in Econometrics, 33 in Public Economics, 40 in Microeconomics, 50 in Labour & Consumer Economics, 90 in Macroeconomics. The great investment in human capital which has provided us with such a qualified teaching staff, committed to high quality teaching and research, guarantees the continuity and excellence of the Master in Economics.

    Faculty Available 

    The following table provides a list of permanent researchers from the Department of Economics. 75% of researchers in the Department of Economics are doctors from the best American and European universities (LSE, Minnesota, Princeton, Rochester, Stanford, etc.), and 33% are foreigners (France, Italy, Germany, Mexico, Argentina , Japan, India, Russia, etc.).

    UC3M FACULTY

    • ALONSO, CÉSAR
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economic Sciences, CEMFI and Universidad Complutense de Madrid
      Brief CV
    • BAFUNDI, ANDREA
      Department of Business Administration
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economics - IE University
    • BALBÁS, ALEJANDRO
      Department of Business Administration
      Full Professor
      Doctor in Mathematics UNED
      Brief CV
    • CÁCERES DEL PIANO, JULIO
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economics University of Meryland
      Brief CV
    • CARRASCO, RAQUEL
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economics, CEMFI and Universidad de Alcalá
      Brief CV
    • CARRO, JESÚS
      Department of Economics
      Visiting Professor
      PhD in Economics, CEMFI and Universidad Complutense de Madrid
      Brief CV
    • CELENTANI, MARCO
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economic Sciences University of California
      Brief CV
    • CORCHÓN, LUIS
      Department of Economics
      Full Professor
      PhD in Economic Sciences London School of Economics
      Brief CV
    • DELGADO, MIGUEL
      Department of Economics
      Full Professor
      PhD in Economics London School of Economics
      Brief CV
    • DIAZ, ANTONIA
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economics University of Minnesota
      Brief CV
    • EROSA, ANDRÉS
      Department of Economics
      Visiting Professor
      PhD in Economics University of Minnesota
      Brief CV
    • ESCRIBANO SÁEZ, ÁLVARO
      Department of Economics
      Full Professor
      PhD in Economics, University of California San Diego
      Brief CV
    • FERREIRA, JOSE LUIS
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economics Northwestern University
      Brief CV
    • FUSTER, LUISA
      Department of Economics
      Profesora Visitante
      PhD in Economics Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona
      Brief CV
    • GONZALO, JESÚS
      Department of Economics
      Full Professor
      PhD in Economics University of California
      Brief CV
    • HERNANDO, ANGEL
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economics University College London
      Brief CV
    • JEREZ, BELÉN
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economic Sciences University of California
      Brief CV
    • KREDLER, MATTHIAS
      Department of Economics
      Visiting Professor
      PhD in Economics New York University
      Brief CV
    • LOEPER, ANTOINE
      Department of Economics
      Visiting Professor
      PhD in Economics Toulouse School of Economics
      Brief CV
    • MACHADO, MATILDE
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economics, Boston University
      Brief CV
    • MARHUENDA, FRANCISCO
      Department of Economics
      Full Professor
      PhD in Mathematics University of Rochester
      Brief CV
    • MORA, RICARDO
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economic Sciences London School of Economics
      Brief CV
    • MORENO, DIEGO
      Department of Economics
      Full Professor
      Ph.D. in Economics - State University of New York at Stony Brook
      Brief CV
    • NICOLINI, ESTEBAN
      Department of Economics
      Visiting Professor
      PhD in Economics, Universidad Pompeu Fabra
      Brief CV
    • ORTUÑO, IGNACIO
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economics por la University of California, Davis
      Brief CV
    • RINCÓN, JUAN PABLO
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economics por la  Universidad de Valladolid
      Brief CV
    • ROMERO, ANTONIO
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economic Sciences Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
      Brief CV
    • SEOANE, HERNÁN
      Department of Economics
      Visiting Professor
      PhD in Economics Duke University
      Brief CV
    • SIOTIS, GEORGES
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economics, ACARES, Free University of Brussels
      Brief CV
    • VELASCO, CARLOS
      Department of Economics
      Full Professor
      PhD in Economics London School of Economics
      Brief CV

    EXTERNAL FACULTY

    • DE RUS, GINÉS
      Full Professor
      PhD, University of Leeds
  • ADMISSION
    • ADMISSION

      Application

      The request is made electronically through our application. Before starting the admission process it is important to consult the supporting information that we offer below:

      Requirements

      Applicants must possess the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree (three or more years of studies at an official university). Students in the last year of their studies may apply and receive admission conditional on successful completion of their Bachelor’s program.

       

      Admission criteria

      Admission will be decided by the Master’s Academic Committee. Candidate selection will be based on the following criteria:

      ADMISSION CRITERIA WEIGHTING
      Academic Excellence (*) 70 points
      Reference Letters (**) 20 points
      Curriculum Vitae 10 points

      (*) Grades, quality of the university of origin, and student’s preparation for the quantitative aspects of the program.

      (**) Reference letters, could you attach in the application form or could you sent to soporte@postgrado.uc3m.es to be included in the record, so you should specify the name of the candidate you recommend and the master's program in your message.

      Student Profile

      The Master's Degree is aimed at graduate students in the areas of Economics, Science and Engineering, although applications for graduates in Social or Legal Sciences will be attended provided that their training is in accordance with the requirements of the Master's subjects

      Language requirements

      Check the general language requirements required to study a Master’s at UC3M, depending on whether it is in Spanish, English or bilingual.

      students with foreign university degrees

      Once admitted to the Master’s, students with university degrees issued by a higher education institution belonging to an educational system outside the EHEA, must provide, for enrolment, the diploma, legalized by diplomatic procedures or by means of The Hague Apostille. They must also submit the transcript of records, with the grade point average, duly legalized.

      More information about Legalization of Foreign Documents.

      If needed, documents must be accompanied by an official sworn translation into Spanish.

    • ENROLLMENT

      FEES *

      2020-2021 Academic year

       

      • Reservation fee: €800 (It will be paid once the student receives notification of admission to the master’s, and deducted from the first tuition payment)

      60 ECTS in the first academic year:

      • EU students: €7,800 (€130/ECTS credit)
      • Non EU students: €11,700 (€195/ECTS credit)

      * Pending approval by the Regional Government of Madrid for 2020/2021

       

      ✎│Programme’s fees


      NOTE: The enrolment fees do not include the cost of issuing the master’s degree certificate.

      Additional information

      • You may enrol on the master’s degree after completing the admission process and receiving formal confirmation of your acceptance.
      • When performing the enrolment you can choose between Full-time enrolment or Part-time enrolment.
      • The email address provided upon enrolment will be used for formal communications; students are therefore kindly requested to check their mail regularly.
      • Pursuant to the regulations of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, a student failing to pay any part of the fees will not be admitted and the enrolment process will be terminated. In cases of cancellation of enrolment due to non-payment, the University may demand the payment of the pending amounts for enrolment in previous academic courses as a prior condition of enrolment.
        No diploma or certificate will be issued if a student has any outstanding payments.

      ✎│Enrolment master’s programmes

      ✎│ECTS credits recognition

  • SCHOLARSHIPS

    UC3M GRANTS FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2020/2021

    CALL AM01-20/21 *

    For the academic year 2020-2021 a call has been published for a maximum of 14 grants for payment of the net enrolment fees for students accepted into the Master’s, with the following provision:

    • 8 grants of € 3,000
    • 6 grants of € 4,500

    To apply, you must have completed the application for admission to the Master’s.

     

    Application deadline: 31st May 2020

    Resolutions: February, April and June 2020


    * The number of grants and amounts specified in the Annex to the notice may vary depending on the conditions of the candidates who apply for them. They may not even be allocated if decided so by the Selection Committee for each programme.
     

    Grants

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    General information on grants and scholarships

    For more information on specific grants of interest awarded by UC3M and by other agencies or organisations.

    🎓 Grants to study a University Master’s

  • PRACTICAL INFORMATION
  • INTERNATIONAL

    International Complement

    Qualified students could apply for financial support by the Erasmus Program

     

    At the end of the regular master program, students may opt to spend a placement period of 3-6 months in another European school studying complementary disciplines, such as Marketing, Finance, Management, Information Systems or Accountancy, or just deepen into Economics.

    Having the opportunity to go to another European university within an international program allows the students to complement their training, in addition to having the experience of living in a different country, as well as in a different university environment.

    Students receive formal recognition for their academic study period abroad in the transcript of records and in the degree certificate.

    Currently, the University has exchange agreements at Master level in the area of Economics and Business Administration with the following universities:

    Internacionalización - Universidades Colaboradoras

     

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