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Build strategies, make policies, grasp markets. Choose from many specialisations, learn how best to allocate resources, organise businesses, and make recommendations based on first-rate analyses.

Pick from a wealth of options in a rich and varied programme. Organisational governance and strategy, free competition, privatisation, and government regulations: learn how to tackle issues in these and other areas from an economics standpoint. Learn how to base policy recommendations and strategies on your in-depth analyses.

Erasmus School of Economics is well renowned, and has a strong international dimension; Rotterdam is a world hub for business. Select from specialisations in Economics, Business Economics, and Applied Economics. Pursue one of the main subdisciplines such as finance, marketing, and economic policy. Specialise or keep it broad, and get set for a career in government, banking, international business, or academia.
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diplomaMSc Economics and Business
typeregulier, 60 EC
start1 september
taalvolledig English
opleidingsduur12 maanden voltijd
heeft geen numerus fixus
geen honoursprogramma
Master in Economics and Business - Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam

Waarom aan de Erasmus?

We offer:

  • an excellent academic foundation in economics;
  • a challenging learning environment;
  • a cosmopolitan atmosphere;
  • a varied approach to economics from a global perspective;
  • the opportunity to cooperate internationally with companies and research institutions.

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specialisatie Behavioural Economics

Are you fascinated by the psychological aspects of economics?

Why do people not always act as rational economic decision makers? How can we apply mathematics and psychology to improve our economic models? Contrary to assumptions in traditional economics, people do not automatically choose the optimal course of action, even if given proper incentives. Intrigued? Our Behavioural Economics programme brings you the skills to optimise strategies and policies by including the framing and context that affect people's choices.

The skills-based specialisation addresses the psychology of decision making. In both mainstream and behavioural economics courses you will acquire both a deep understanding of economics and the skills to adapt strategies and policies to deviations from rational behaviour.

specialisatie Economics of Markets and Organisations

The skills and tools every ambitious and forward looking leader needs.

Do you want to make a difference in management? Are you research-oriented and eager to learn how to determine the impact of organisational choices on the performance of companies? Learn how to gain crucial insights to support effective management with the Economics of Markets and Organisations programme.

This specialisation uses the latest research insights and teaches you to determine how recruitment, rewards, job design and decision-making procedures drive human behaviour at work and, by extension, organisational performance. With the skills and tools to perform theoretical and empirical analysis, you will be able to recognise core drivers for managerial problems and provide and present relevant input to solve them. And not just those of today, but also those 20 years from now.

specialisatie Data Science and Marketing Analytics

Theory and practice from computer science, marketing, economics, and statistics

Modern businesses and organizations are increasingly involved in collecting and processing vast amounts of customer and operations data. The resulting (big) data are more and more seen as an important resource for businesses. In the Data Science and Marketing Analytics programme, students focus on the tools and skills that are needed to analyze such (big) data in modern businesses and turn it into meaningful insights. In particular, Data Science and Marketing Analytics combines theory and practice from computer science, marketing, economics, and statistics, in such a way that the potential of big data can be exploited successfully to create greater value for the consumers and firms.

specialisatie Industrial Dynamics and Strategy

Become a leading change maker.

Are you fascinated by the dynamics of modern economies where entire new industries are being created and existing ones are made obsolete? Do you want to understand the role of companies such as Google, Tesla and Uber? Do you want to research and stimulate these processes and contribute to policy formulation? Do you want to be part of business start-ups or help companies anticipate, thrive, and innovate?

The Industrial Dynamics and Strategy programme provides you with a powerful set of skills, tools and models to make smart strategic decisions and become a true change maker. Through practical application and rigorous study of theories you will develop solid analytical and research skills.

In addition, the programme enables you to quantitatively and empirically analyse a real-life problem in the field and interpret and present findings in a clear and concise way.

specialisatie Financial Economics

Your stepping stone to an international career in finance.

Does the world of finance attract you like no other? Do you aim for a career in which you address challenges like private equity, corporate governance and asset management? The Financial Economics specialisation covers it all.

In one of three tracks - Corporate Finance, Investments or International Finance - you will acquire deep and systematic knowledge of the driving force behind companies, markets and economies. You will learn to analyse and explain complex financial and business problems and, including setting up and executing a scientifically sound research project based on a financial problem of your own choice. In the process, you will learn how to effectively communicate and be critical, self-directed and original in your approach.

specialisatie Health Economics

Are you ready to tackle 21st Century challenges at one of the leading Health Economics institutes in Europe?

Are you intrigued by topics like health insurance, costs, benefits and reforms and equity in health? Does contributing to economic solutions in this atypical sector sound like the challenge for you? The Health Economics programme provides you with the concepts and quantitative skills necessary to face the 21st Century health sector challenges.

This programme teaches you to apply economic knowledge and econometric analysis to pressing issues in health care. You will address problems caused by rising costs, population aging and rapid advances in medical technology. All this, in a sector with atypical agents (after all, doctors do not maximise profits) where even the value of the main good itself, health, is subject of debate.

specialisatie International Economics

Analyse the economic interdependence of nations.

Do you see yourself in an international economic and business environment? Do you seek the challenge of a high-level practice-oriented education to realise your ambitions? The International Economics programme presents you with a wide range of topical global economic issues.

In this wide–ranging programme you will explore and analyse the progressive integration of national goods, labour and capital markets and the decline in the national barriers that separated them in the past. You will address the effects the increased interdependence of economies has on governments, firms, their managers and employees. In short, you will be guided to the frontiers of International Economics research in both theory and practice.

specialisatie Marketing

Your international future in designing, executing and measuring the effectiveness of marketing strategies starts here

Our distinctive Marketing programme brings you the latest insights and newest techniques in economics and marketing. It's evidence-based and covers everything from target market selection, segmentation and positioning to quantification of marketing effectiveness. In an age where accountability matters, and where your ability to use data and your flexibility to use new media to reach consumers is crucial, obtaining a marketing degree at Erasmus School of Economics will put you ahead of other graduates.

In several courses and electives you will address marketing issues in theory and practice in preparation of the challenging interactive seminars. Topics vary from branding to marketing analytics, innovation, neuromarketing, and global marketing strategy. A thesis completes the programme: your prelude to a successful career.

specialisatie Policy Economics

Ready to make a difference? Solve major economic policy problems like pension and health care systems in ageing societies, the eurocrisis, rising inequality and the environment.

How should governments cope with ageing, rising health care costs and broken pension systems? How can the Euro system be reformed? How can we improve tax and benefit systems? How should markets and government be balanced? If these are the kind of questions you can't wait to help answer, we highly recommend our intensive Policy Economics programme.

In interactive courses, highly intensive seminars and fascinating lectures you will learn how to put advanced economic theory and empirical research techniques into practice to solve topical policy issues. This programme is partly designed and brought to you by some of the best practitioners in the field, ensuring you to be always up-to-date with the latest developments and techniques.

specialisatie Urban, Port & Transport Economics

The dynamics of economic activity and transport intensity unravelled.

Do today's fastest growing sectors, transport and logistics, fascinate you beyond compare? Do you want to learn all about the dynamics of economic growth in cities as deltas of economic activity, transport and logistics? With the Urban, Port and Transport Economics programme you have it all.

This programme covers economics and management of transport, logistics and urban development, including the spatial dynamics between them. Through interactive lectures, challenging assignments and lively debates you will learn to apply the appropriate methods for a wide range of real-life issues. Thanks to lecturers actively involved in international economic research, consultancy and advice, you are sure to address all the latest developments and insights.


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Toelating en studiekosten

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1 september 2018
aanmelding deadline : 1 mei 2018
wettelijk tarief : € 2060
instellingstarief : € 11600
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 14500
1 september 2019
aanmelding deadline : 1 mei 2019
wettelijk tarief : € 2078
instellingstarief : € 11900
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 15000

estimated monthly costs

bron: Nibud
342kamerhuur in Rotterdamrond het landelijk gemiddelde
158collegegeldop basis van € 1906 per jaar
80studieboeken en -spullen
77uiterlijkkleding, kapper, schoenen
132vrije tijdstappen, uit eten, vakantie
42vervoernaast de OV-kaart

€ 1210totale maandelijkse uitgaven landelijk gemiddelde is € 1181
Hiernaast staat een overzicht van de gemiddelde kosten die een uitwonende student heeft. Niet iedere student heeft met iedere kostenpost te maken. Het totaalgemiddelde is dus niet gelijk aan de optelsom van alle kostenposten.

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Studenten en studentenleven


1532 studenten volgen deze opleiding
35% daarvan is vrouw
251 eerstejaars gestart in 2017
43% daarvan is vrouw
24451 studenten aan de Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam
50% daarvan is vrouw
bron: StudieData

Op kamers in Rotterdam

64957studenten studerend
26950studenten woonachtig   
€ 342gemiddelde kamerprijs
kamer betaalbaarheid
27 m2gemiddelde kameroppervlak
kamer beschikbaarheid
bron: Nationale Studenten Enquête

Feiten en / studie in cijfers

bron: Nationale Studenten Enquete 2017
algemeen oordeel4.24.0


De Nationale Studenten Enquete is het grootschalige onderzoek van de overheid onder studenten in Nederland naar de kwaliteit van opleidingen aan hogescholen en universiteiten.
In 2017 hebben meer dan 200.000 studenten hun oordeel gegeven over hun studie en instelling.

Economics and Business aan de Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam is beoordeeld door 208 respondenten. Gemiddeld waarderen ze de opleiding met 4.2 uit 5.

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Potentiële beroepen

  • beleidsmedewerker economische zaken
  • business development manager
  • commercieel directeur
  • commissaris nv, bv
  • economisch adviseur
  • financieel directeur
  • hoofd economische zaken
  • hoogleraar economie
  • inkoopdirecteur
  • marketingmanager
  • sales- en marketingmanager
  • salesmanager
  • treasurer
  • universitair (hoofd)docent economie
  • wetenschappelijk onderzoeker economie
bron: UWV


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