The International Energy Economics and Business Administration master’s programme is the result of collaboration between Leipzig University and the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University), which is supported by the German-Russian Institute for Energy Policy and Energy Economics.
At a glance
Field of studyeconomics
DegreeMaster of Science, non-consecutive master’s
Language of instructionGerman, some English
Course startwinter semester
Admission restrictionwithout admission restriction
Standard period of study
- A six-semester academic degree or an equivalent qualification from abroad;
- professional experience of usually at least one year.
Oral and written knowledge of German and English (B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
11,200 euros for the whole programme
The degree programme is geared towards students who already hold an academic degree and who wish to enhance and deepen their academic education in questions relating to the international energy industry.
The course equips students with knowledge of business administration, economics, politics and law that is relevant for an advanced understanding of how the energy industry works.
The first semester lays the foundation for dealing with questions involving the international energy industry.
Students spend the second semester at MGIMO University in Moscow. They deal with political and legal framework conditions of the energy industry in Russia as well as a broad range of the industry’s problem areas.
In the third semester, students continue their examination of general economic topics as well as issues specific to the energy industry. Students deal in detail with both the political and legal framework conditions of the energy industry in Germany and, for example, current topics such as renewable energies and environmental protection in the energy industry.
The fourth semester is set aside for the master’s thesis.
The master’s programme prepares students for a wide range of professions in administration, political consulting, business and science at a national and international level. Students benefit from the extensive range of courses offered by the two partner universities, which encompasses a broad spectrum of specialist subjects and distinctive regional expertise.
Students spend the second semester at MGIMO University in Moscow.
Master of Science (MSc) from Leipzig University, master’s degree from MGIMO University, Moscow