There is a broad and extensive labour market for economists both nationally and internationally. The demand for the competence of economists with a master’s degree is relatively constant over time or even growing.
You will be qualified for advanced positions within the private and public sectors. Graduates find employment in government authorities and public institutions, in large companies, in the financial sector, in private research centres, in the health sector and in a large number of international institutions such as central banks, government departments, OECD, EU, The World Bank, development agencies, economics consultants, financial organisations, international corporations etc.
Students who complete this programme meet the prerequisites for applying to the PhD programme in economics. The programme is an excellent preparation for such studies.
The next step
Our Career Services support you in building functioning networks, developing your resume, finding and getting a job, as well as starting your own company during your stay. In addition, each semester we hold seminars on career related topics and assist you in networking with our alumni.
As a student you can also join the Lund University job portal MyCareer - Europe's largest career network for students and graduates. MyCareer gives access to jobs, internships, graduate programmes and projects across Europe.