Graduates of the master study program Applied Economics master the empirical economics and work with data and statistics, which gives them a significant competitive advantage in the market, and they can find employment in various fields. The most often they work as economic analysts and specialists either in private or public sector, including management positions in the regional, national or international level. Within the private sector or non-profit organisations, they can be employed in positions that require comprehensive economic knowledge and analytical skills Among the typical jobs in the private sector one can include positions in analytic teams of large companies (such as business analyst, data manager or economic consultant. In the public sector, graduates work in leading positions dealing with economic analysis and forecasting, analysis and setting of the public policy, financial analysis etc. The graduate has general and professional knowledge in the field of micro and macroeconomics, data analysis and policy evaluation of a strategic decisions, which can be applied in specialized areas, such as industrial, behavioural, labour market, urban or regional economics, or economic development.


Programme structure

The curriculum of the programme consists of compulsory and elective courses. The compulsory courses provide you strong grounding in microeconomics, macroeconomics, applied econometrics, econometric modeling and analysis. Next, you will have an opportunity to specialise according to your preference choosing some of the electives. You can also choose from a selection of optional courses or to spend up to one or two semesters at one of our partner universities abroad.

Download study plan HERE.


Admission requirements

The programme is open to applicants with a bachelor’s degree in finance, economics or related disciplines.

Applicants who have not finished their bachelor’s studies by the date of admission must provide an official confirmation of their ongoing studies along with the expected date of graduation. They can be given a conditional offer with the final decision to be taken upon delivery of the proof of completed bachelor’s degree.

The selection is based on the review of submitted documents. 

Please note that you have to provide us a certified true copy of the recognition of your diploma issued by a foreign education institution by enrollment day. You can download the application HERE and find more information about nostrification HERE.



Talented students with excellent academic performance are eligible for EUBA’s scholarship.

A number of external scholarships is also available. Please contact Slovak Academic Information Agency to find more.

Students from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Ukraine and the rest of the Visegrad countries can be considered for the Visegrad Scholarship.

Please note that these are external scholarship schemes and are not administrated by the EUBA.


3 good reasons to join Master in Applied Economics program

  • possibility to study abroad for every student
  • professors with international experience
  • practical experience throughout the study


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