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Program and courses BSc Econometrics and Operations Research

In the Bachelor’s program in Econometrics and Operations Research, you will learn how to create mathematical and statistical models in relation to the most challenging problems in economics and business. You will then learn how to use and apply these models to reach the most optimal solutions. If you are good at economics, mathematics and statistics, and if you thrive on solving real problems by thinking analytically and logically, then you will excel in this program.

Structure of the program

This program was designed for students who have an aptitude for mathematics and are enthusiastic about applying mathematics to real-life problems. This is reflected in the curriculum of the program. You will first learn the basics of mathematical and statistical theories. Then you will build on these basics by learning how to design mathematical models and by performing the necessary analyses to help a company or organization thrive.

Unique in the Econometrics and Operations Research program is the Improving Society Lab EOR. During year one and two a series of lectures will allow you to immerse yourself in the real-life applications of Econometrics and Operations Research, and practice this yourself. In the third year you can participate in Career perspectives EOR. In a series of five to seven sessions, guest speakers, who are experienced professionals, will be invited to the campus to speak about their company and give striking examples of the issues they have encountered in practice.

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Why in Tilburg?

  • Study with lecturers who are very experienced in the fields of quantitative finance, operations research, quantitative logistics, mathematical economics and econometric methods.
  • There is a great focus on applying theory in practice, in subjects such as the Improving Society Lab, something that sets the program in Tilburg apart from other Econometrics programs.
  • Tilburg University is well known for Economics and Econometrics as is reflected in prominent international (subject) rankings.

Programs are subject to change, so we advise our students to check their exact program in the education catalog at the official start of the academic year.


Interested in the Bachelor's program in Econometrics and Operations Research?

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