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Curriculum Overview MGSE

In order to obtain a Doctorate Degree (Dr. oec. publ.) from the LMU’s Faculty of Economics, all doctoral candidates need to fulfill the following necessary mininum conditions:

  • Doctoral Dissertation: cumulative
  • Participation in 11 CES Lecture Series (32 lectures)
  • At least one presentation at a research seminar from the Department of Economics or at an international conference
  • Completion of:
    • Microeconomics
    • Macroeconomics
    • Econometrics
    • One Elective

Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and Econometrics may be recognized from select master’s programs if they offer courses that are comparable to our MQE curriculum.

For more details on the requirements, please check the doctoral regulations (German only).

In addition to these minimum requirements, and depending on their affiliation, students usually have additional and program specific course requirements