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 QS subject ranking Tilburg University is #1 in the Netherlands and #10 in Europe in the field of Economics and Econometrics.

  • The opportunity to customize your degree
    You can choose a specialized track or compose your own personalized curriculum. Tracks:
  • International classroom with a great diversity in nationalities

    The economics program welcomes a great diversity in nationalities. 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

StartEnd of August and end of January
DurationOne year. More about the courses and program structure
TitleMaster of Science (MSc)
Best preparatory Bachelor’s programsEconomics or 'Economie en Bedrijfseconomie'. More about the
admission requirements and application procedure
After graduationGeneral management, government, applied research,
larger internationally operating companies
and consultancy. More about the career perspectives
Rankings #1 in the Netherlands and #10 in Europe in Economics &
Econometrics - QS World University Rankings
#1 in its field according to Elsevier Best Studies
#12 in Europe in Economics & Business - Academic
Ranking of World Universities
#18 in the world in Economics and Business - Global
Universities Ranking US News, 2016

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