Details of program Program objectives The emphasis is on helping the students develop a solid knowledge of modern macroeconomics (in particular in the areas of monetary, international and financial markets), master useful, practical quantitative tools and hone their analytical skills. At the end of their studies, graduates of the MIME program should understand the role of the central banks and bank supervisory authorities in macroeconomic stability, especially with regard to their international connections, understand the role of the central banks, bank supervisory and regulatory authorities and private investors (commercial banks, institutional investors, etc.) in international money markets, have the ability to make or assess decisions on monetary policy according to the best scientific criteria, be familiar with the historical background to international economic developments, be familiar with different approaches and trends in monetary policy and the regulation of financial markets, be able to consider and comment on current economic issues. Areas of Specialization The program offers up-to-date, challenging training in three areas: monetary theory and policy and international macroeconomics; banking, financial markets and banking regulation; and quantitative (econometric and computational) methods. Duration The program is designed as a 3-4 semester master program. It requires 90 ECTS points. ECTS points are earned by taking lectures, seminars and by writing a master thesis. The program starts in the fall of each year.