MSc Economics: Public Economic Policy

University of Amsterdam

Program Description

MSc Economics: Public Economic Policy

University of Amsterdam

Note: from September 2016 onwards, the Public Economic Policy & Regulation track will be renamed Public Policy.

The track Public Economic Policy in the Master’s programme in Economics is a fascinating single-year analysis of how governments intervene in the economy. Evaluate the billion-euro auctions of telecommunications frequencies; analyse the merits of public-private partnership; learn all about the current debates and formulate your own positions, based on literature as well as field research.

Economics: Public Economic Policy

Distinguished professors at the Amsterdam School of Economics combine eminent teaching skills with an active research agenda, resulting in a programme that is both knowledge-intensive and research-based. You won't regret following the Public Economic Policy track of the Economics Master’s programme in Amsterdam.

Programme Structure

The Master of Science in Economics is a one-year programme of 60 ECTS credits (1 ECTS credit = 0,5 US credit). The course schedule is listed below. The academic year runs from September to the beginning of July and is divided into two semesters, each with three study periods. Please refer to the academic calendar for the exact dates.


The Master’s thesis is the final requirement to be completed prior to graduation. It will be supervised by one of the economics researchers from the relevant field.

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Last updated December 22, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
1 year
Full time
1,984 EUR
Start date Sept. 2017
Netherlands Amsterdam
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End date Request Info
Duration 1 year
Price 1,984 EUR
per year, EU/EEA students. Non-EU/EEA students €14,850 per year.