Policy Economics
MSc Economics and Business

Master Policy Economics

Study programme

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

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Why study this programme?

Economic policy problems are everywhere. Think of the financial crisis in 2008, the euro crisis that erupted in 2010 and the corona crisis of  2020. Think also of population ageing which causes large increases in spending on healthcare and pensions. Global warming may threaten future life on earth. And income inequality is increasing almost everywhere in the Western world due to globalisation and technological changes.

Why this study programme?

Career prospectives

When graduating from this Master you are able to work as an applied policy economist at ministries, applied research institutes and bureaus for policy analysis.

Your career opportunities

Factsheet summary

Official CROHO name
M Economics and Business
Programme name
Policy Economics
Instruction language
1 year
Campus Woudestein, Rotterdam
Tuition fees (2021-2022)
  • €2,168 (Statutory fee: Dutch / EEA students)
  • €12,300 (Institutional fee: Dutch / EEA students)
  • €15,600 (Institutional fee: non-EEA students)
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