Master’s of Science in Economics at AUCA

Two-year full-time MSc program in Economics was launched in 2016 in cooperation with the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Our Program satisfies the highest international standards of education and is similar in content to the Master’s programs of the best American and European economics departments.

The program is designed for students who wish to improve their knowledge of economic theory and its applications. It provides a technical and rigorous approach to the study of economic theory while offering students enough flexibility to take a number of electives in the department in order to tailor their programs of study to their professional goals.

The MSc program is ideal for anyone looking for a program which specializes in advanced applied economic research. The program offers an excellent opportunity for:

  • Students seeking a rigorous training in economics to pursue employment in public-sector bodies and regulatory agencies; private sector financial, consultancy and related companies
  • Students with an interest in economics who wish to develop their core knowledge of economics and learn from a wide range of elective courses
  • Students who wish to pursue a PhD in Economics and want to take core training.

Why do an MSc in Economics at AUCA

  • Training for competitive jobs in regulation, consulting, and finance
  • Academic preparation for top international PhD programs
  • Rigorous quantitative approach to economic problems
  • Opportunity to spend a semester abroad (Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Trento University, Indiana University)
  • Competitive merit-based scholarship available
  • Research/Teaching assistantships available

Partnered with the Norwegian University of Life Sciences

The program has been developed in cooperation with the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, combining economic theory and its applications, providing a rigorous approach to the study of Economics. Courses are taught jointly by NMBU professors and highly qualified AUCA faculty with PhDs from Duke University, Central European University and University of Maryland.

Program at a glance:

  • Diverse, internationally regarded faculty
  • 22 months, full time
  • Degrees recognized in the Kyrgyz Republic and the U.S.
  • Opportunity to study while working (classes are conducted Mon-Fri 6.30 pm – 9.15 pm, Sat 9.25 am – 3.25 pm)
  • Tuition fee for 2019-2020 is $4000 per year with merit-based scholarship available

For questions and further information, contact us:

Margarita Lazutkina, PR assistant


0555 115540


Akylai Muktarbek kyzy, Coordinator of AUCA MSc in Economics Program