Academic Program: MA in Applied Economics (CERGE-EI)

Deadline for Applications: March 31, 2017

MA in Applied Economics is a tuition-based, one-year, three-semester-long intensive masters program. We are here to develop curious, impact-driven individuals who will help build more prosperous societies. Our graduates can crunch the numbers. But they also experiment with human-centered design approaches to test ideas on real-world challenges.

3_reasons_why_to_choose_maeWhat distinguishes our graduates?

  • They possess a deep curiosity, and strive to understand effective tools and interventions in economics and related fields in order to use them innovatively beyond university.
  • They have the skills and knowledge to achieve impact, namely strong quantitative skills, superior communication skills, and experience with problem-solving techniques tested on real-world problems.
  • They are astute, reflective students with their own interests, values, strengths and growth areas, able to identify opportunities to catalyze change.

Ready to be a Data-driven Changemaker? Explore the details of our program and apply. We also have a number of financing options available to meet the financial needs of our students.


The MA in Applied Economics is a tuition-based program. In addition to the tuition payments, you are expected to cover your own living expenses and a small mandatory activities fee.

The tuition level for the full MA in Applied Economics program depends on the admissions round:

Admission Round Application Deadline Tuition
Early 30 November, 2016 7,500 USD
Regular 31 March, 2017 9,500 USD
Late Rolling admissions after 31 March 9,500 USD

Tuition is paid in four installments.

Partial scholarships are available for exceptionally well-prepared applicants. We also have a number of financial options available to cover the costs of your study.

For more information, and to apply, click here.