Research Master in Philosophy and Economics

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Philosophy of economics is a broad field that encompasses questions about economic methodology, rational decision making, political philosophy and applied ethics. Philosophers of economics identify and critically evaluate the implicit assumptions that economists make when doing economics. These can be theoretical, methodological or ethical assumptions.

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Research Master
Mode of study
Instruction language
2 years
Study points (EC)
Start date
Application Deadline (EEA)
30 June
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The study programme in a nutshell

The Research Master is a two-year full-time programme in the philosophy of economics. The first of its kind, the programme remains one of the few programmes in the world that focuses especially on philosophy of economics, and that offers a comprehensive overview of the field. The Keuzegids rated this programme as one of the best research master programmes in philosophy and among the Top-22 of all master programmes in the Netherlands.

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Research Master in Philosophy and Economics

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Study in an intensive two-year full time programme. Prepare for PhD studies at the Erasmus Institute for Philosophy and Economics (EIPE) and top-quality programmes elsewhere. 

Career opportunities after graduation

When graduating from the Research Master you will be well-prepared for a subsequent PhD in philosophy and economics, as well as advisory positions in the private and public sector. Many of the students that have come through our Research Master are now academics who lead the field, after securing places on the most prestigious PhD programmes in the Netherlands (e.g. Erasmus University), the United Kingdom (e.g. Cambridge), and North America (e.g. Toronto). Other students go on to excel in the private or public sector (e.g. the European Central Bank).

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