Economics

Tilburg University's Master's program in Economics equips you with the advanced tools of a professional economic analyst, for work in both the public and private sector.


Help seizing opportunities available in the modern economy while avoiding market pitfalls

What defines the modern economy? Increasingly integrated and turbulent markets, opening up unprecedented opportunities for firms as well greater risks. With your deep understanding of how markets function, when they fail, and the implications of this for market participants, you will be optimally prepared to help organizations and governments seize the opportunities available in the global economy.

The Master's program in Economics offers you:

  • Taught by the internationally reputed economics professors of Tilburg University

    According to the latest Times Higher Education ranking Tilburg University is #1 in the Netherlands and #3 in Europe in the field of Economics and Business.

  • The opportunity to customize your degree
    You can compose your own personalized curriculum by selecting courses from 13 different seminars and 5 methods courses. By selecting specific courses, you have the opportunity to compose one of the specialized tracks:
  • International classroom with a great diversity in nationalities

    The Economics program welcomes a great diversity in nationalities, with about 50% international students. This offers a new and broader perspective for you as a person and it is a unique preparation for your future career.


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Student Anne Lafarre

"As I wanted to continue studying economics to broaden and deepen my knowledge during my Master’s, the choice for the Master’s program at Tilburg University was very easily made."


Economics in short

LanguageEnglish
StartEnd of August and end of January
DurationOne year. More about the courses and program structure
TitleMaster of Science (MSc)
Best preparatory Bachelor’s programEconomics. More about the
admission requirements and application procedure
After graduationJobs for economic analysts with thorough theoretical
knowledge and empirical skills, by employers like:
international companies, banks, management consulting
firms, research agencies, the public sector and
the non-profit sector. More about career perspectives
Rankings ► #11 worldwide in Business and Economics
Times Higher Education Ranking 2016
► #18 in the world in Economics and Business
Global Universities Ranking US News 2016
► #1 in its field
according to Elsevier Best Studies

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