What type of courses count into the 30 ECTS necessary in “Spezielle Kenntnisse 1” to apply for the program?

The admissions Committee has the final decision on whether a course is recognised as quantitative or not. Please provide a description on the content of the courses, especially if it is not clear.

Courses that are usually recognised as quantitative:

  • All mathematics, statistics and econometrics courses
  • All courses that focus predominantly on mathematics, statistics or econometrics
  • Computer courses in statistical software, e.g. R, STATA, SPSS

Courses that are partly recognised as quantitative:

  • Computer science courses
  • Logic courses

Courses that are not recognised as quantitative:

  • Courses without an examination or without an existing examination result
  • All courses that are not predominantly focused on mathematics, statistics or econometrics.
  • Game Theory
  • Operations Research
  • Macroeconomics, microeconomics and other economics courses
  • Logistics
  • Internships
  • Theses
  • Activities as tutors or working students
  • Courses from non-governmental accredited higher education institutions, e.g. EdX, Coursera, Udacity and others.