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Economics is a one-year Master's program in English at Radboud University.

This master program can give you insight beyond money, markets and regulations and help you to become an economist that can that can tackle complex economic issues in today's fast-changing, globalising world.

Radboud University offers seven master's specializations in economics. When choosing a specialization is important to understand that each one can lead to very different perspectives. Each specialization has its own advantages and challenges. Do you want to immerse yourself in the nitty-gritty of a company's finances? Or would you prefer to understand financial markets and perhaps be the one that discovers how they can be tamed? Or are you more interested in the economies of developing countries that offer great challenges but also surprising potential?

Accounting and Control will help you to gain the skills and academic knowledge required to become professionals in the domains of auditing, accountancy, controlling and financial management/consulting.

Corporate Finance and Control Focus on the financial management and governance of firms and learn how to deal with not just economic but also managerial, legal, and reporting aspects to strengthen and maximise enterprise value.

Economics, Behaviour and Policy Make smarter, more effective economic policy. In this track, you learn to analyse and design behaviour-proof economic policy for governments and public or private organisations.

Financial Economics Analyse and understand the working of (global) financial markets. Explore various aspects, such as financial risk management, asset pricing and monetary policy.

International Business Understand the global economic landscape that multinationals operate in. Learn how these firms shape and are shaped by this landscape. Gain the skills to develop successful business strategies and international (trade) policies.

International Economics and Development Analyse and compare the economic development of developing countries with a special focus on the low and middle income countries of the Global South.

International Political Economy Uncover the economic and political dimensions of global issues and power struggles behind policy choices. Learn to understand and explain the world from the perspectives of different stakeholders.


Location: Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Duration: 1 year

Main subjects: Pluralisms in Economics, International Financial Markets, Methods of Empirical Analysis
Possible careers: accountant, financial analyst, investment manager, an economist in international organizations (The World Bank, UN), consulting firms, NGOs, and national governments.

Admission requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in the field of economy
• Cover Letter
• Copy of ID card
• English Certificate
• A) IELTS certificate with a minimum of 6.5 points; TOEFL Internet version at least 90; Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE)
• B) If you have completed a bachelor's program in English does not need certificate

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