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Economic and Financial Research

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Economic and Financial Research is a master program in English at Maastricht University.

This program is one of two two-year research master’s programmes. The first year will offer you high-level courses in economics, while your second year will allow you to specialise. The content and scope of these courses adheres to the American standard, which will kick-start your successful career in research. It will also enable you to enrol for a PhD in the United States (or an American PhD offered elsewhere) or work internationally.


Location: Maastricht, the Netherlands

Duration: 2 years

Specializations:Econometrics, Finance & Monetary Economics, Economic Theory, Behaviour & Computing, Technology, Innovation & Industrial Dynamics,

Main Subjects:Mathematical Research Tools, Empirical Econometrics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics

Possible careers:Quantitative Analyst,Consultant, Modeling Analyst, Quantitative Research Analyst, Investment Management, Consultant Financial Risk Management,Demand Chain Planner,PhD Candidate, Maastricht University (and other universities worldwide)

Admission requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a relevant academic field (high quality of performance in previous education)
  • Legalized translation of the bachelor diploma (if not in English)
  • CV
  • Motivation Letter
  • Official GMAT-/GRE-school score report
  • Two letter of recommendation
  • IELTS with minimum 7, or TOEFL with minimum 100 or CAE or CPE

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