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Economic Geography (Human Geography)

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The track Economic Geography examines the human and spatial foundations of the contemporary economy, and the ways it is being transformed by advances in global networks, and information and communication technologies. The programme equips students to understand, among other things, technological and geopolitical developments in global production networks, the digital infrastructures of financialisation and liberalisation, and the effects of platforms on work and everyday life.

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🎓 Geographic fieldwork abroad

Master's Week 12 -16 Feb
Master's Week 4-8 Nov
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Here's why you want to study Economic Geography

‘Doing Geography’

Amsterdam as laboratory

Specialise in one of four tracks

Geographic fieldwork abroad

Is Economic Geography right for you?

If you are interested in:

  1. The relation between technological and economic transformations in a global context
  2. The effects of digitalisation and platformisation on social and economic relations at different spatial scales
  3. Critically engaging with academic staff involved in leading research in human geography
  4. Studying in a personal, inspiring, and international environment

Then Economic Geography might be the track for you!

Discover other tracks in this Master's programme

The Master's programme Human Geography offers four tracks. Economic Geography is one of them. The other tracks are:

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Degree programme
MSc Human Geography
Regular study programme
60 ECTS, 12 months
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CROHO code
Roeterseiland campus