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How to apply

Requirements and information on how to apply for the Kiel Advanced Studies Program


  • A Master’s degree in Economics or related fields with very good grades. The degree must be completed by the time of program entry. 

  • A strong motivation and ability for research on global economic issues as well as excellent analytical / quantitative skills. 

  • Your application documents should contain

    • A motivation letter
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Academic transcripts
    • Two academic letters of recommendation 
    • GRE scores are strongly recommended
    • Proof of English language proficiency - Applicants whose native language is not English and who cannot document at least one year of studies at an English-speaking university should submit TOEFL or IELTS scores


  • Application portal opens 1 December, 2024
  • Application deadline: 15 January 2025 (early offers) and 1 March 2025 (late offers)
  • Program start: 1 September, 2025

We will make early offers soon after the first deadline. If open slots remain, there will be additional offers around the second deadline.

Submitting your application

To submit your application please register or login at our

Online Application Portal

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