Berlin, Germany’s capital, has a population of over 3.5 million citizens, making it the largest city in Germany as well as one of the ten largest metropolises in Europe. It is a multicultural city with some 425,000 for- eigners from 184 countries and draws on a long cosmopolitan tradition.
Berlin is the most important academic centre in Germany with a large concentration of universities and research facilities. There are currently around 135,000 students enrolled at 15 universities.
HTW is Berlin’s most recently founded and largest university of applied sciences. It has over 13,355 students in 74 degree programmes in
the areas of business administration, economics and management, engineering, informatics and design.
Course focus :
The Master’s in International and Development Economics (MIDE) is an 18-month, full-time programme in the Faculty of Economics. The course, which was first offered in 2003, begins in April each year at the start of the summer semester. It consists of two semesters with lectures and seminars of around 20 hours per week and a third semester dedicated principally to researching and writing a master’s thesis.
Graduates of the programme will be well equipped to work for inter-national companies that operate in developing countries as well as for governmental or non-governmental institutions involved in development cooperation. In developing countries, graduates will be ideally suited for positions in government departments, banks, consult- ing organisations, multinational companies, chambers of commerce or educational institutions such as universities.
Students are expected to have already acquired basic academic knowledge and skills in economics and business management in their undergraduate courses.
The programme is accredited by ACQUIN (Accreditation, Certification and Quality Assurance Institute) and AQAS (Agency for Quality Assurance).
Target group :
The programme is designed for students from developing countries as well as for students from the EU and other developed countries who have a special interest in the economic challenges facing developing and transition countries.
Course language :
The programme is taught entirely in English.
Entry requirements :
Academic degree in Economics, Business Administration or a
Applicants holding a three-year degree or equivalent should have a minimum of one year of professional experience. Applicants holding
Proof of English language skills: TOEFL (580 PBT, 237 CBT, 96 iBT), IELTS (Band 7.0) or equivalent. If English was the language of instruction at the previous university, please supply official proof.
You are advised to see the MIDE webpage for details regarding the admission requirements: http://mide.htw-berlin.de/.
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Application deadline :
Please note: All applicants must complete a MIDE application form (available at http://mide.htw-berlin.de/) and submit their applica- tion online. Please make sure to send officially certified hardcopies of your university degree(s) to the university until 15 October 2017 for your application to be considered for admission.
For further information contact :
10318 Berlin Germany
Fax: +49-(0)30-5019-2293 Email: [email protected] Website: http://mide.htw-berlin.de/