The objectives of the Major in Economics The Major in Economics pursues four kinds of objectives: the acquisition of knowledge, thought training, preparation for studying at the Master’s Level and the provision of competence for a professional career. What knowledge does the Major in Economics convey? Our graduates... ...know how “the economy” in Switzerland and Europe is constituted, ...understand how “the economy” works on a large scale and on a small scale, ...are familiar with the most important economic institutions and stakeholders, ...are able to identify and appraise the shaping and directing possibilities of economic policy. The Major in Economics schools your thinking! In the course of your Bachelor studies, you will acquire... ...theoretical and empirical methodological competence and ...the ability to analyse and debate issues in an academic manner. Equip yourself for further challenges with the Major in Economics! We would like provide you with... ... an excellent preparation for studying at the HSG’s Master’s Level and ...the qualifications for joining the best Master’s programmes in Economics of other top universities. Secure the best chances for your further career! Acquire a sound basis... ...for professional practice both as an economist ...and as a generalist.