MASTER IN APPLIED GLOBAL ECONOMICS, master in economics, master degree economics

Master in Applied Global Economics

Graduate Programs (Master)
2 years
Obtained title
Master's Level Degree
Dana Duda
Head of Admission for International Programs
Dana Duda
About the program
Basic information

The Master in Applied Global Economics program provides students with advanced knowledge about economic theory and its practical applications to real-world problems.

If you choose to study Applied Global Economics at Kozminski University, we will provide you with:

  • A unique learning experience thanks to our innovative teaching methods.
  • Advanced knowledge of microeconomics and macroeconomics.
  • Advanced knowledge of cutting-edge software for econometrics.
  • Advanced knowledge of economic policy analysis.
  • A wide selection of elective courses.

Additional benefits of our educational offer All Kozminski University’s students get unlimited free access to MobLab and LinkedIn Learning so that they can perfect their skills and gain additional knowledge before graduation.

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Unique values - our four pillars:
Advanced Preparation

A comprehensive program including advanced courses in Microeconomics, Game Theory, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Economic Policy Analysis, and other related disciplines (e.g., Behavioral Economics and Trade Theory).

Unique Environment

An inspiring and engaging academic environment where students are encouraged to cooperate and exchange ideas.

International Mindset

An international faculty, intensive linguistic training, and several opportunities to participate in exchange programs.

Career Opportunities

A wide range of career opportunities in international organizations, international economic institutions, multinational enterprises, consulting firms, banks, and top universities.

Watch a short video on the program!
The Program Leader and the Dean are looking forward to see you on campus!
Prof. Waldemar Karpa

Are you passionate about global markets? Do you want to embrace the complexity of contemporary economic life? Are you curious enough about geopolitics? Do you plan to work in International Enterprises or take doctoral studies in Economics? If these are your wishes, then stop surfing the internet. Our Master’s in Applied Global Economics is the right program for you. It will provide you with a unique and rewarding study experience that fulfills your needs and boosts your career.

Jacek Tomkiewicz
Prof. Jacek Tomkiewicz, Ph.D.

The world economy currently features dynamic changes and growing interdependence. If your wish is to understand the nature of these features of the world economy, then our Master’s in Applied Global Economics is the program that suits you. It won’t only allow you to understand the mechanisms underlying global economic activity. It will also provide you with advanced knowledge of the methods to analyze and measure the impact of economic policy on economic activity on a national and international level.

What you gain from our program

The five take-homes of our Master in Applied Global Economics program:

  • In-depth knowledge of modern microeconomic and macroeconomic theories.

  • Advanced knowledge of economic policy analysis.

  • Advanced knowledge of quantitative methods for economic analysis.

  • Advanced knowledge of qualitative methods in economics.

  • In-depth understanding of socioeconomic trends.


The five benefits of our Master in Applied Global Economics program:

  • Active participation in international events on campus (e.g., conferences or professional workshops with internationally acknowledged key-note speakers).
  • Young and international faculty members ready to help you find your path in the job market or academia.
  • Study buddies from almost 80 countries, great student life, and lots of events for international students.
  • Extensive linguistic training and over 200 partner universities where to go on exchange during your studies.
  • An internationally recognized degree thanks to Kozminski University’s triple accreditation, career advice, and job fairs on campus.
Career Opportunities After Your Studies
Career Path Global Economics


Before graduation, our career office can help you find an internship in Poland, whereas our International Office can help you participate in the Erasmus+ Traineeship program. Instead, upon graduation, you may either undertake doctoral studies in Economics and related fields at top universities or work as:

  • Economist in international organizations

  • Economic advisor in large consulting firms

  • Economist in multinational enterprises

  • Economic counsellor in sectoral industry federations and associations

  • Economist in investment banks

  • Economic counsellor in embassies

  • Economic counsellor for state-owned enterprises

  • Economic advisor in non-profit organizations

  • Researcher or analyst in financial institutions


Program structure
Course Structure

Theory refresher and extension:

  • Advanced Macroeconomics
  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • Epistemology and History of Economic Thought
  • Economics and Geopolitics
  • Trade Theory and Policy
  • Experimental Economics
  • Innovation Economics and Innovation Policy

Training in methods and tools of economic analysis:

  • Economic Modelling
  • Introductory Econometrics
  • Research Methods in Economics

Economic policy analysis:

  • Methods in Policy Evaluation
  • Economics of Competitiveness

Elective courses:

  • Panel Data Econometrics
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Big Data Analysis
  • Simulations and Predictions
  • R Applications
  • Development and Transition Economics
  • Environmental Economics and Policy
  • Regional Economics
  • Labor Economics and Policy
  • Financial Markets
  • Economics of Intellectual Property
  • Economics of New Technologies
  • Economics of Networks
  • International Organizations
  • Project Management
  • Logic, Rhetoric and Art of Argumentation
Class schedule
  • Full-time programs

Classes take place from Monday to Friday in the morning and in the afternoon.

Notable lecturers of the program
Prof. Joanna Lam

This program gives students a truly unique opportunity. It provides them with in-depth knowledge of economic theory, but it also shows how to apply the theory to real-world problems. Nowadays, such programs are very rare. Moreover, this program does not only prepare students to become top economists, who can work for leading financial, governmental, and international institutions. It also gives them tools to become world-class academics in the field of economics.

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Prof. Domenico Buccella

This program gives students an excellent opportunity to gain intensive and advanced training in quantitative analysis. Indeed, students of global applied economics gain all the necessary skills to crunch, analyze, and gain powerful insights from economic data. As of today, these skills are in high demand in every job market.

Admission Requirements

The Admission Office is closed on May 3rd and 4th.

ATTENTION! In accordance with the recommendations of Ministry of Health of Republic of Poland, concerning the prevention of Coronavirus spread, the University is closed until further notice. The employees of Admission Office are available during the office hours (8:30 - 16:30) via e-mail ( or by calling +48 22 519 22 69. In urgent cases there is the possibility to schedule an individual meeting with the employees ON CAMPUS, after scheduling an appointment following this link. Admission for full-time and part-time Master programs at Kozminski University is based on 2 criteria: GPA on your previous studies and results of an online entry test. Maximum score is 100 points - 50 points for the test and 50 for GPA. Candidates who scored at least 60 points from both criteria will be qualified to the program.

Entry Test

The entry test is scheduled for 40 minutes and is meant to check the background of the candidate, analytical and logical thinking skills, as well as, possession of basic knowledge in the field, corresponding to the knowledge a Business-related Bachelor alumni should possess. Test is composed of 25 close-ended questions - 10 quantitative questions, 10 on general knowledge and current world situation and 5 on specialized knowledge in Business.

Required Documents

Application for full time and part time Master's programs at Kozminski University must include:   

  • application form - complete the form online, print and sign
  • original Bachelor/Master degree diploma or notarized copy and transcript of records (translation of the documents into Polish)
  • 1 passport photograph 
  • copy of the national ID or a passport 
  • CV in English
  • proof of payment of the admission fee (non-refundable)
  • certificate confirming proficiency in English
    • FCE, CAE, CPE, BEC, CEIBT issued by the University of Cambridge
    • IELTS  (at least 6.0 points, academic level)
    • TOEFL iBT (at least 87 points)
    • TOEIC (at least 700 points from the test)
    • LCCI (English for Business Level 2, 3, 4)
    • FTBE (Foundation Certificate for Teachers of Business English)
    • TELC (B2 Certificate in English)
    • Pearson certificate at least B2 level

Only candidates who scored at least 95% on the basic level or 80% in the extended level from English language at the Polish "Matura" examination, completed European Baccalaureate, completed International Baccalaureate or completed education instructed in English in one of the EU countries, Great Britain, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, can be excluded from submitting an English proficiency certificate.

Step by Step Procedures
Register On-Line

The admission form is available online.  

Transfer from another university  

Make Payment of the admission fee

The admission fee for all Master programs delivered in English is 100 PLN.

Submit Your Application

All of the required documents should be submitted in the Admissions Office (in person or via regular post).

Entry test

Participation in online entry test is required for all candidates. Candidates are enrolled to the test after the application is reviewed and accepted by the Admission Committee.

Admission decision

The decision is issued in few working days after the test is cleared. Candidates who obtained at least 60 points from both admission criteria are qualified for program. 


Signing of the contract

The final step of the admission process is signing the agreement

Additional Support

In case of visa, accommodations and other daily issues please contact our Students Support and Service Center: 

Foreigners who need a visa to study in Poland are additionally required to make payment of tuition for one full year of studies before we can issue documents necessary in the visa application process i.e. invitation to come to Poland and the admission decision.

Admission commission issues a conditional acceptance letter including individual account number to which the payment should be transferred in Polish Złoty (PLN) calculated according to the exchange rates of the National Bank of Poland ( In case the candidate is denied a visa tuition is returned.

Admission fee is non-refundable.


The full tuition for this program in PLN is:

  • Paid in full: 51 300 PLN
  • Paid in installments: 51 700 PLN

The full tuition for this program in EUR is:

  • Paid in full: 11 320 EUR*
  • Paid in installments: 11 500 EUR*

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Master in Applied Global Economics - tuition fees
I year II year
Tuition per year paid in full (PLN) 25 000 PLN 26 300 PLN
Tuition per year paid in 10 installments (PLN) 10 x 2 520 PLN 10 x 2 650 PLN
Tuition per year paid in full (EUR) 5 520 EUR* 5 800 EUR*
Tuition per year paid in 10 installments (PLN) 10 x 560 EUR* 10 x 590 EUR*
Admission fee: 100 PLN / 24 EUR*

* Exchange rates according to NBP table of 2020-01-20: 1 EUR = 4,534 PLN PRICES IN PLN ARE APPLIED. If you pay in EURO please note that payments in EUR are recalculated into PLN according to the exchange rate of Millennium Bank based on the day of receipt of payment to the Kozminski University bank account. Check current exchange rate.

Payment of the admission fee should be made to the following bank account:   

Name of the bank: Pekao S.A. II o/Warszawa  Address: Grzybowska 53/57,  Warszawa  Bank account number: 20 1240 1024 1111 0010 1646 0637  SWIFT code: PKOPPLPW  IBAN: PL 

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