The Master's Degree in Economics is highly recommended:
For those who wish to obtain high-level training in economics - general or focused on one of the areas of specialization offered – which is what differentiates it from the rest of the graduates and puts them in a position to fulfil their professional activity as an economist.
For those who want to master the instruments of economic analysis: econometrics, computing, mathematics and economic theory.
For those interested in addressing in depth, and from the double theoretical and applied perspective, some of the most relevant current and future economic problems, such as the location of economic activity, the administration of natural resources, economic globalization or problems in the public sector
For those who want to place themselves at the head of knowledge in one or more fields of knowledge in Economics and train to do the PhD in Economics and achieve the title of doctor, i should be noted that the Doctoral Program in Economics associated with this Master enjoys the Mention of Quality awarded by the Ministry of Education from its very beginning.
For those who want to complete their training in Economics with obtaining some basic skills in the exercise of their profession, such as the ability to search and select the relevant information (bibliography, databases, etc.) and the most appropriate methodology to solve specific economic problems, the capacity for self-learning or the ability to communicate and discuss the results of their work and to discuss other work publicly.
The Master is taught by professors from the Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences. Due to the volume and quality of its research, this Center is among the top ten in Spain.
Those who fulfil one of the following requirements may request admission in the official Master's courses at the University of Zaragoza:
a) Access requirements:
The tariff noted in the Public Prices Decree must be paid for this document to be studied and the equivalence between the international qualification and the corresponding Spanish one(s) established.
No access application which fails to meet these requirements will be processed.
b) Language requirements:
Admission application is undertaken in accordance with the phases and dates established annually for the academic calendar, available in:
The application should be submitted via the Internet, once the form has been completed and the necessary documents have been uploaded to the platform and following the instructions given in:
Should it prove not possible to do this by Internet, then the application shall be presented in the administrative office of the university centre where the official Master's programme is imparted. The printed admission application, accompanied by the corresponding documents.
Places are offered in the centre on the basis of the academic documents provided by the applicant.
The lists are published on the official University of Zaragoza bulletin board [sede.unizar.es].
The following are published for each master's:
This publication is considered to be the official notification for the interested parties, but has no definitive effect for the same should the University detect any errors therein, in which case modifications will be made to the same.
In case of non-admittance, an appeal can be submitted to the Rector within a period of 7 working days after publication.
Those students who are offered a place in each phase should complete the following forms:
Registration will be done via the Internet, following the instructions provided in
Exceptionally, registration can be done by presenting the standard application form available in the administrative office of the centre where the course is imparted.
Further information (registration dates, cost …)
The Master aims to offer high-level training for graduates, placing them at the top of knowledge in several of the Economics fields. This will allow students both
a) To achieve specialized training that will provide added value to graduates, helping their professional promotion
b) To start your research assignment, for whatever wishes, to obtain your doctoral thesis.
Who completes the Master will be competent and able to:
Handle the concepts and instruments of economic analysis rigorously and apply them to complex problems.
Search and select relevant information (bibliography, databases, etc.) and the most appropriate methodology to solve specific economic problems.
Face a new economic problem on its own.
Produce research work and economic reports, individually and in teams. Communicate and discuss the results of their work and discuss other works.
Start the process of completing your doctoral thesis in Economics.
The course coordinator is the key figure for any query, clarification or problem that may arise during the academic year. The coordinator is in regular contact with the students and their representatives and provides support and set up the necessary actions to support the student’s learning process. In all degree courses, per the directives of the Academic Guidance Programmes at the University of Zaragoza, each student is assigned an individual lecturer-tutor, who will be responsible for offering the student academic advice on aspects related to the student’s integration and adaptation to the work expected to be completed in each degree. The academic tutor will also provide advice on the most suitable academic options as well as guidance on the student’s personal or professional academic interests, the resources and services available to them at the University and on the general workings of the University in its administrative and academic facets and for participation in its governing structures.
The University of Zaragoza has a University Centre for Modern Languages where international languages classes are offered. The language instruction offer includes German, Arabic, French, Modern Greek, English, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese and Japanese. The courses offered include: year-long General & Specific Courses, Intensive Summer Courses in July & September, and single-term Self-Study & Conversation Courses (English, French & German).
Summer courses. Students may also wish to participate in any of the summer course programmes on offer every year in July, August and September in various locations in Aragon, albeit most of them take place in the following locations: Teruel & Jaca.
The University of Zaragoza has its own Guidance and Employment Office: UNIVERSA. The main goal of this University Employment Observatory is to provide specific information, guidance and training to facilitate professional integration among university students, in addition to overseeing voluntary work placement for final year students. Courses are offered to both students and recent graduates to improve their training in professional skills, job seeking strategies, etc.
Furthermore, there is a Job Fair (EMPZAR) every year, which provides students with the possibility to contact directly with companies, as well as gain first-hand knowledge of the labour market demand, get advice on how to prepare a CV, and so on.
Library staff supports first-year students. Staff offers an online course on Information and ICT skills. This course is offered as a practical activity within one of the subjects imparted in year one. The students are also offered other training courses on information skills, at various levels, chief among which are the Guide to Tools and Guidelines for preparing the undergraduate/master’s dissertation.
Halls of Residence. The University of Zaragoza has two main Halls of Residence located in the San Francisco Campus: The Pedro Cerbuna University Hall of Residence (CMU) (250 rooms) and the Santa Isabel CMU (192 rooms), plus another one located in the Río Ebro Campus (102 places) and two other halls in the cities of Huesca (Ramón Acin CMU – 125 rooms) and Teruel (Pablo Serrano CMU – 96 single rooms). There are also other university halls of residence in the city of Zaragoza run by private companies. Furthermore, there is a University web service that helps students to find a room or rent a flat.
Accommodation can also be found using the Zaragoza Council programmes for young people and students.
Counselling. The University of Zaragoza has four free and anonymous counselling services for youngsters, which are run by a team of professionals who provide advice on academic, legal, sexual and psychological areas.
The University of Zaragoza international relations Office will provide international students with all the necessary support in the registration process. It also provides students with practical information about the city, transport, flats on offer, rooms, halls of residence, medical assistance, courses for international students, etc.
Student diversity. The main role of the University of Zaragoza Student Diversity Office (OUAD) (pertaining to the Vice-Chancellor for Students & Employment) is to ensure equal opportunities through inclusion of all university students in university academic life. In addition, it encourages awareness of student diversity within the university community. This office is particularly committed to providing attention to any university student with special educational needs or disabilities.
University information centre. The University Information & Appeals Centre offers general information about the University of Zaragoza: access, offer of undergraduate/master’s study programmes, doctoral programmes, as well as information on non-official degrees, registration process, grants, summer courses, administrative information, and so on. Equally, they manage appeals of any situations that are not subject to the established regulated procedures.
Information and Communications Service. All computers on campus are connected to the Internet. WiFi is available in all the buildings. Any student may use the University of Zaragoza IT services.
Vehicle management service. A permit is required so that a member of the university community can park their vehicles in the car parks available in the different campuses.
Cultural activities. The 'Cultural Agenda' provides a monthly programme of the events in the areas of Cinema & Animation, Music, Theatre, Exhibitions, Cycles, Conferences, Literary Activities and Courses. It also offers cultural association activities and those of the Cultural Committees in Zaragoza, Huesca and Teruel.
Sports activities. The University of Zaragoza sports complex is located in the San Francisco Campus and features a leisure centre, gym, outdoor basketball, handball and 5-a-side football facilities, a certified athletics track and a football pitch. Every academic year, over a hundred activities are organised.
The University of Zaragoza Student House ('Casa del Estudiante') (inaugurated in 2005) is home to the University Student Council, the student groups represented on the Cloisters and Governing Board, and the multinational student associations. The Student House supervises activities pertaining to student representation and, additionally, work meetings, presentations, conferences and other events of interest to the students at our University. These activities are promoted and run by the student groups and coordinated by the Vice-Chancellor of Students: firstname.lastname@example.org
Information Feelers. Voluntary student members of the University of Zaragoza faculties and centres act as 'information feelers' to counsel, inform and help their own peers.
University Ombudsman. This person defends the rights and freedoms of the university community and attends to complaints and requests from students.