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

Develop expertise in devising solutions to real-world problems in the Master's program Economics, together with students from all over the world. Society faces several pressing challenges, including biodiversity loss, climate change, poverty, inequality and anti-democratic tendencies. With your understanding of how social interaction produces these outcomes, you can help governments, businesses and NGOs develop effective policies to address these challenges.

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

National Student Survey 2023 (n=41)

international students

in 2022/2023

Program and courses

The Master’s program in Economics is an excellent choice if you want to acquire the skills to address today’s societal challenges. The program is taught by internationally renowned economics professors from Tilburg University. With many international fellow students, there is a great diversity of nationalities in your classroom.

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

Typical courses are:

  • Methods: Python Programming for Economists
  • 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
  • Policy advisor at the Treasury

Alumni facts

  • 100% are (very) satisfied with the Master's program
  • 95% would recommend the program to friends, family and colleagues
  • 81% would choose the same program at the same university

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