Urban, Port and Transport Economics

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MSc in Economics and Business
dr. Peran van Reeven
Full Time (1 year)

Urban, Port and Transport Economics

Transport and logistics is one of the fastest growing sectors in the economy, while economic growth mainly manifests itself in cities. These dynamics create opportunities and challenges for those with the right combination of knowledge and skills. The Master’s specialisation in Urban, Port and Transport Economics provides insight into the economics and management of transport, logistics and urban development. Special attention is given to the spatial dimension that plays a key role in determining business results and wider economic outcomes.

Why Urban, Port and Transport Economics?

  • Urban, Port and Transport Economics incorporates spatial dynamics it in all its courses, and adopts an integrative approach in which the linkages between cities, trade, transport and logistics are central.
  • The programme aims to bridge the gap between theory and practice and benefits from the location in Rotterdam, a city with a world port, which creates perfect conditions for the study of urban, port and transport economics.
  • Each year, there are approximately 60 new students in the programme. This guarantees a personal approach and consistent high-quality courses, which are well evaluated.
  • Most graduates find employment as manager, consultant or policy advisor in transport and logistics, port related activities, real estate, the financial sector and government organizations.

What our students say

'The course "Quantitative Methods for Applied Economics" provides students with the crucial knowledge to analyze and interpret economic data.
The use of Stata throughout the course makes it particularly relevant for your future career, be it academic or at a company.'

Alexander Hoss