Core Electives in MEcon Students cover 16 - 26 ECTS credits with core electives in the Master of Economics. The core electives for the MEcon are divided into core courses and other core electives. From the core courses at least three courses (12 ECTS) must be taken. Additional courses will be credited towards the other core electives and the independent electives respectively. Core Courses (at least 3 courses) Course ECTS Lecturer Language Semester Advanced Macroeconomics III: Money and Prices 4 Wolf, Martin, Ph.D. E Spring Advance Microeconomics III: Game Theory 4 Bühler, Stefan, Prof. Dr. E Spring International Trade 4 Föllmi, Reto, Prof. Dr. E Spring Public Economics - The Economics of Taxation 4 Keuschnigg, Christian, Prof. Dr. E Spring Labor Economics - Theory and Applications 4 Eugster, Beatrix, Prof. Ph.D. E Spring Big Data Analytics 4 Matter, Ulrich, Prof. Dr. E Spring Corporate Finance, Banking and Venture Capital 4 Keuschnigg, Christian, Prof. Dr. E Spring Political Economics 4 Hodler, Roland, Prof. Dr. E Autumn Industrial Organisation and Digitalisation 4 Bühler, Stefan, Prof. Dr. E Autumn Economics of Strategy 4 Gärtner, Dennis, Prof. Dr. E Autumn Theory of Finance 4 Söderlind, Paul, Prof. Ph.D. E Autumn In the "other core electives", you have a broader choice of courses. Please refer to the official course directories of the University.