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Honors Master Program

The Honors Master Program in Business, Economics, and Information Systems offers a wide spectrum of elite graduate programs in the field of economics.

The Honors Master Program builds on the Bachelor Degree (six semesters) in the fields of Business, Economics, International Economics (Focus on Middle and Eastern Europe), and Management Information Systems. It is geared towards graduates of the Bachelor program in Regensburg and external students with comparable qualifications who have attained a minimum grade average of 2.0 in their Bachelor degree. Participation in the Honors Bachelor Program is not a necessary or sufficient condition for acceptance.


The Honors Master Program is made up of three blocks:

Regular Elements of Study Honors Module Additional
  • Module and Seminar Block
  • Master’s thesis
  • Honors Courses
  • Honors Seminar
  • Honors Academy
  • Excursions, workshops and lectures
  • Courses in Soft Skills and Methods
  • Study Abroad
  • Mentoring by professors and industry partners
  • Cooperation with other elite graduate programs

Components of the Honors Module in detail:

Honors Course (6 credit points)

In addition to the other modules, participants must complete a course chosen from a set list of courses in the Faculty of Business, Economics, and Information Systems.

Honors Seminar (8 credit ooints)

The Honors Seminar examines a current research topic using advanced scientific methods, going beyond the standard of a regular theoretical seminar.

Honors Academy (4 credit points)

The Honors Academy runs over several days during semester vacation. Students actively work on different problems in specific areas of practice and/or research topics. The Academy is normally run in cooperation with other universities and partners.

Participation in excursions, workshops and lectures (2 credit points)

Workshops teaching rhetorical and communicational skills as well as how to manage teams and conflicts effectively are offered regularly to develop and expand the social competences of Honors students. Intercultural training and intensive language courses also make up part of the program.

Courses in Soft Skills and Method Training (4 credit points)

Different courses on soft skills and method training are offered within the semester program of the Honors program.

Study Abroad

Participants in the Honors Master Degree have to study for at least one semester at a non-German speaking, foreign university.


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