Labor Market and Human Resources

Labor Market and Human Resources (M.Sc.)

The Master in Labor Market and Human Resources offers a high-quality interdisciplinary education dedicated to diverse topics related to the labor market and the world of work. As a result, you will attain high job opportunities in science and research, human resources and organizational development, economic and political consulting, and much more.

What is the degree program about?

This research-oriented degree program examines the many aspects of the labour market, the working world and human resources from various perspectives. It focuses in particular on an economic and social analysis of the structures, processes and impact of the labour market. It has a strong empirical and interdisciplinary perspective. Acquisition of subject-specific skills in several disciplines of economics and social sciences is a key aim of the degree program.

During their studies, students are quickly introduced to relevant current international research. Furthermore, as they are taught a range of methodological skills, they gain the ability to conduct independent empirical analyses. You learn to solve problems independently and in a group, and to communicate and implement your solutions. You are taught how to carry out independent academic work and participate skilfully in current discussions of economics and social policy.

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