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Based in the dynamic and diverse city of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Erasmus University provides excellent, challenging and inspiring economic bachelor, master and executive education. Erasmus University Rotterdam is a highly ranked, international research university in the Netherlands, that hosted many of the world's experts in economic fields of research for over a century. Studying economics here, means learning from the best.

A distinguishing feature of all education provided by Erasmus University Rotterdam is the combination of academic training, international orientation and social relevance - education that is closely interwoven with excellent scientific research.

Do you want to study the economy in one of our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in economics? Launch your international economic career in Rotterdam.

Double degree BSc² in Econometrics and Economics

This programme provides you with an understanding of how economics works, and gives you access to methods for analysing economic problems and calculating their solutions.

Double Degree Econometrics and Philosophy

This is a unique Double Degree programme for students who wish to combine their econometrics degree with a second degree in philosophy.

Double Degree Economics and Philosophy

This is a unique Double Degree programme for students who wish to combine their economics degree with a second degree in philosophy.

Dubbele bachelor en master in Economie en Recht

Vind je economie en rechten interessant? Kun je niet kiezen? Doe dan het Mr.drs.programma! Twee studies in 6 jaar, in plaats van 8. Voor aanpakkers met hoge cijfers.

Econometrie en Operationele Research

Voor echte puzzelaars: een wiskundige en statistische benadering van economische kwesties.

Economie en Bedrijfseconomie

Zijn het mooie tijden voor economen? Het is maar net hoe je het bekijkt. In ieder geval is er geen betere plaats voor economisch talent dan de Erasmus School of Economics!

Fiscale Economie

Particulieren, stichtingen, verenigingen, instellingen en bedrijven: de fiscus raakt ons allemaal. Voor vraagstukken die onze belastingcenten raken, is fiscale en juridische kennis hard nodig.

International Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research

A systematic approach to explain, predict and solve real-life economic and social issues

Accounting and Auditing

For number-crunchers who want to see beyond the facts and figures, become a first-rate financial economic expert at Erasmus School of Economics.

Accounting and Control

Learn and master advanced controlling skills, become a first-rate controller at Erasmus School of Economics.

Accounting and Finance

Accounting and finance: the unique combination that will give you a headstart as an 'all-round' financial business economics specialist.

Behavioural Economics

Our Behavioural Economics programme brings you the skills to optimise strategies and policies by including the framing and context that affect people’s choices.

Business Analytics and Quantitative Marketing

Do you want to help businesses understand their customers better and make smarter decisions?

Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship

Uncover the business of culture: get the art facts. How to tell the worth of an oeuvre? How do cultural entrepreneurs operate in the culture market? It's all about cultural economics.

Data Science and Marketing Analytics

In the Data Science and Marketing Analytics programme, students focus on the tools and skills that are needed to analyze (big) data in modern businesses and turn it into meaningful insights.

Development Studies

In the MA programme you learn about the most recent theories and debates and you learn to apply this knowledge to practical issues of development and social change.


Quench your thirst for the mathematical side of everything. Become an indispensable expert in effectively combining economic theory and quantitative analysis.

Economics of Management and Organisation

Learn how to gain crucial insights to support effective management with the Economics of Management and Organisation programme.

European Master in Health Economics and Management

The programme chases excellence in health economics and management, with the joint European Master’s programme being taught in the top four European universities in this field. 

Financial Economics

Does the world of finance attract you? Do you aim for a career in which you address challenges, such as private equity, corporate governance and asset management? 

Fiscale Economie

De masteropleiding Fiscale Economie behandelt uitdagingen op het snijvlak van economie en recht. 

Global Markets, Local Creativities (GLOCAL)

In this two-year, international Master, you study how local places and actors generate local competitiveness under global markets conditions.

Health Economics

This specialisation is a joint venture between Erasmus School of Economics and Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management.

Health Economics, Policy & Law

Get a comprehensive view by exploring the economic, political and legal approaches to the complexities of healthcare systems.

International Economics

Analyse the economics interdependance of nations. 


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

Operations Research and Quantitative Logistics

Become an expert in logistics, supply chain management or workforce optimisation.

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.

Quantitative Finance

Solve complex financial problems through quantitative and empirical research using the latest techniques and sheer computing power

Urban Management and Development

The MSc in Urban Management and Development provides in-depth insight into urban theories, policies and trends globally.

Urban, Port & Transport Economics

The dynamics of economic activity and transport intensity unravelled. 

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