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 tackling real-world problems in the Master's in Economics, together with students from around the world. With an understanding of how social interaction leads to problems such as biodiversity loss, climate change, poverty, and inequality, you will be better equipped to help governments, businesses and NGOs develop effective strategies and policies.

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

National Student Survey 2023 (n=41)

in its field in the Netherlands

Elsevier Best Studies, 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

Create your own e-brochure with information on program content, admission requirements, career prospects, 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