Die Erholunsgzone vor dem D4 Gebäude über dem Brunnen.


PhD-students in the Program "Economics" need to be employed at the WU, either in a Department position, or via third-party funding.


  1. Master

  2. Necessary prerequisites:

    • Advanced Microeconomics I & II (4+4 ECTS)

    • Advanced Macroeconomics I & II (4+4 ECTS)

    • Advanced Econometric Models and Methods (4 ECTS)


The WU-Master "Science Track" contains these necessary prerequisite courses. The program director evaluates on a case-by-case basis the equivalence of master courses from the WU-Master "Applied Track" and from other universities/master programs to the prerequisite courses.


Application for the PhD Economics Programm for the academic year 23/24 will be possible again in early 2023 (approx. January /February) and open positions and application deadlines will be announced here.

Employment usually is in the position of  “Teaching and Research Associate” (pre-doc, employee subject to the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Staff - Angestellte/r gemäß Kollektivvertrag für die Arbeitnehmer/innen der Universitäten) .

The application period for the  PhD Economics Programm for the academic year 22/23 has already ended.