Dian van Rooi_alumnus Economics

Alumna Economics Dian van Rooi

now Stress Test Analist at Rabobank


1 year English Starts end of August and end of January

Companies and governments are facing complex problems in the global economy. With your profound understanding of how integrated and turbulent markets function - and if they fail, how this affects market participants - you can help organizations and governments seize the opportunities available.

Education and COVID-19

All education takes place on campus again, now that the coronavirus measures have been scaled back. Of course, we will always maintain a safe environment for our students and staff. Therefore, a few basic measures still apply. For the latest updates on the COVID-19 situation, see our FAQs for prospective students.

worldwide, #1 in the Netherlands in Economics & Econometrics
of our students are (very) satisfied with the program

National Student Survey 2022 (n=53)

international students

in 2021/2022

Program and courses

The Master's program in Economics is an excellent choice if you want to develop the skills, knowledge and attitude to become a professional economic analyst. The program is taught by internationally renowned economics professors of Tilburg University. With about 60% international fellow students, there is great diversity in nationalities in your classroom.

Compose your own curriculum or specialize with one of six different tracks:

Typical courses are:

  • Applied Economic Analysis
  • Econometrics
  • Economics and Psychology of Social Norms and Strategic Behavior

More on the program and courses

Students at their graduation ceremony

Career prospects

Upon graduating you will have obtained the following title (as stated on your diploma): Master of Science.  The Master's in Economics qualification gives you a competitive advantage in any career that requires sound economic knowledge, strong economic intuition, and sharp analytical and problem-solving skills. 

Some examples of our graduates' careers:

  • Consultant at The World Bank
  • Financial Business Analyst at Unilever
  • Economist at Bank of England

Alumni facts

  • 100% are (very) satisfied with the Master's program
  • 95% would recommend the program to friends, family and colleagues
  • Gross monthly income one year after graduation: € 2,645

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2021 | n=21

    More on the career prospects

    Students on campus enjoying the good weather

    Application and admission

    This Master’s program starts:

    At the end of August and at the end of January

    Best preparatory programs:

    A Bachelor’s degree in Economics or in a similar program (e.g. in Econometrics).

    Pre-Master’s program

    Open to Research University students, not for students from a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (HBO). 

    Tuition fees and scholarships

    International students, please find all information about the tuition fees and the scholarships available.

    Interested in this Master’s program?

    Check your eligibility

    More information on this Master's program

    Download the brochure with information on program content, admission requirements, career prospects, housing and immigration matters, and student life in Tilburg. Throughout the year you can take part in various types of events: on-campus, abroad or online.

    Interested in the MSc Economics?

    Check your eligibility and the deadlines for application