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University of Groningen MSc in Economics and Business (Research)
University of Groningen

MSc in Economics and Business (Research)

Groningen, Netherlands

2 Years


Full time

Request application deadline *

Sep 2024

EUR 2,314 / per year **


* EU/EEA and non-EU/EEA students

** EU/EEA students: €2,314 | non-EU/EEA students: €17,800


Are you interested in high-end research in the field of Economics and Business? Are you ready for an intellectual challenge? Then this is the program for you.

The Research Master's degree in Economics and Business is a two-year program and is open to bright and ambitious students. This program provides you with a thorough basis for academic research in the fields of economics and business. The aim of the program is to qualify you for a career in research. Therefore, there is a strong focus on scientific and academic skills. You can choose from two different profiles*:

  1. Business Research
  2. Economics

*As per September 2021, the profile Business Analytics and Econometrics are no longer offered.

You will participate in lectures given by the best researchers, not only from Groningen but also from our national and international networks. The small-scale program ensures an intensive exchange of knowledge, both between lecturers and students as well as among students themselves. Moreover, each student is individually supervised by experts in the student's area of interest.

Why study this program in Groningen?

The program was chosen 'Top-rated program' and 'Best Research Master' in Economics and Business in the Netherlands in 2019 and in 2018 by Higher Education Guide Masters. It was rated as 'Best Research Master in the Netherlands' in 2016, 2015, and 2012 and as 'Top Programme' in 2016 and 2014.

You are individually supervised by high-quality researchers and in the program, we focus on research skills training, as well as deepening and broadening knowledge.

The Research Master is an internationally accredited program, ensuring a high-quality education that meets both the AACSB and EQUIS standards, which only one percent of universities reach worldwide.





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Demonstrate your commitment and readiness to succeed in business school by taking the GMAT exam – the most widely used exam for admissions that measures your critical thinking and reasoning skills.

Download the GMAT mini quiz to get a flavour of the questions you’ll find in the exam.

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