Economic Geography (M.Sc.)

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In the Master's degree programme, the knowledge gained in the Bachelor's degree programme is deepened. There are several options for specialisation in the Master's programme in Economic Geography. Depending on the choice of geography modules, minor subject as well as supplementary modules from other RWTH-specific subjects, students can form an individual career-oriented study profile. In the Master's programme in Economic Geography, there are several specialisation options, building on the following elective modules:



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  • Service, Digitalisation and Space,
  • Geographical Trade Research,
  • Regional Development and Tourism,
  • Knowledge, Innovation and Economic Space
  • as well as a module of the M.Sc. Applied Geography
  • and the compulsory Methods Module

there is a choice in a wide variety of directions such as

  • Waste Management and Environmental Engineering,
  • Buiness Administration
  • Social Sciences,
  • Computer Science,
  • Municipal Water and Waste Management,
  • Urban Planning,
  • Transport and Spatial Planning,
  • Economics and Economic History


The programme includes a professional internship and the completion of a Master's thesis.

All information on the Master's programme in Economic Geography can be found on the website of the Department of Geography.