July 03, 2013

Graduation of the MSc of Economics 2011 – 2013


The Institute for Advanced Studies in cooperation with the Vienna University of Technology organized the Graduation Ceremony for the 2011 – 2013 class. For this festive occasion the IHS Economics Faculty, Representatives of the Institute for Advanced Studies and the Vienna University of Technology, family and friends came together to celebrate with  graduate students.

On July 2nd, 2013 the most important event of each year´s program took place: 8 of our students graduated from our Master of Economics program 2011 – 2013. Prof. Martens opened the ceremony and lead through the program, Prof. Keuschnigg introduced the program to the audience and Prof. Marcet from the Institute for Economic Analysis and the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics gave the Commencement Speech. The ceremony was accompanied by a string quartet of the Orchestra from the Vienna University of Technology, which added to the festive character to the Ceremony.
Like every year, we give our students the opportunity to talk to the audience about their master thesis, but also to thank the faculty and families for their support during the 2 year program.
The diploma were handed over by representatives of both participating Institutions, Prof. Keuschnigg for IHS and Prof. Martens for the Vienna University of Technology.
The Academic Director of the MSc, Prof. Deistler, gives his Closing Address and wishes the students all the best for their future careers.

Both TU Vienna and IHS cordially congratulate their alumni:

Roman GONCHARENKO, M.A., MSc
Joachim HUBMER, BSc, MSc
Berhard KASBERGER, BSc, MSc
David KOLL, BSc, MSc
Gregor LÜSCHEN, BSc, MSc
DI Lukas MAYR, MSc
Mgr. Mária REPKOVÁ, MSc
Bálint SZÖKE, B.A., MSc

Please find the photos of the ceremony here.


The joint MSc is a rigorous, quantitative education and equips graduates with the advanced tools to undertake a research career in economics. Consistent with this goal, the MSc Economics is aimed at highly talented individuals, who have an outstanding academic record during their previous university studies.

Further information can be found on our website economics.tuwien.ac.at.


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