Please read all requirements carefully. In the online application you will be asked to upload proof of all mentioned requirements.
If you are holding:
A completed Bachelor's or Master's degree in Economics or Econometrics from a Dutch university: you are eligible to apply for the Master's programme. Students are expected to have taken courses at intermediate level in:
Additionally, applicants are expected to have a solid background in Mathematics and Statistics. Relevant course work will be evaluated after the online application has been submitted.
BSc Future Planet Studies with the Major Economics
Beta-gamma with the Major Economics
These students have direct admission to our MSc in Economics without any further conditions. Find all enrolment information on the 'Applicants from Economics and Business' page.
Pre-Master’s students from another Dutch Research University
Limited places are available for pre-Master’s students Economics from other Dutch Research Universities. Students are expected to have taken courses at intermediate level in:
It is required to have a solid background in Mathematics and Statistics and a minimum GPA of 7.0 is required.
Students applying to this program who meet the entry requirements are selected on their GPA. Therefore, all students applying are required to obtain an overall GPA of 7.0 with good grades on Econometrics/quantitative research methods, Micro- and Macroeconomics all on intermediate level. If your GPA is lower than 7.0, we will take your application into account, but you will need excellent grades on the above mentioned courses.
Send your GPA calculation along with your application, you do not have to update your GPA calculation after 1 June.
Applicants are expected to have the intrinsic motivation to test and build upon this knowledge. Coursework is designed in keeping with this expectation and demands significant personal initiative and an active contribution on the part of the student. Applicants are asked to upload a motivation letter in their online application.