Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam

Introduction

Based in Rotterdam, the economic and logistics centre of Europe, Erasmus School of Economics has provided excellent education and produced excellent research for over a century. Many successful careers have started here. Graduates of Erasmus School of Economics are ideally equipped for success in the business community, government positions and research anywhere in the world.

Erasmus School of Economics strives to become the best in its disciplines (economics, econometrics) and seeks to achieve excellence both in its research and teaching. This can be measured by its performance in rankings.

There are several international university rankings which Erasmus School of Economics participates in that are considered to be most influential ones. QS World University Ranking, Times Higher Education Ranking and Academic Ranking of World Universities. Most of the ranking is focused on research, but some of them became multi-dimensional in the past few years.

QS World University Ranking ranked the Erasmus University Rotterdam (subject Economics / Econometrics) as the second in the Netherlands, the 12th in Europe and the 44th in the World in 2017.

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MSc

MSc in Accounting, Auditing and Control - Specialisation in Accounting and Auditing

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

This specialisation is your path to become a ‘Chartered Accountant’ (RA, Certified Public Auditor, post-graduate), “In Dutch: Registeraccountant”. It covers all theoretical and practical aspects of collecting, categorising, summarising, analysing and using financial data in organisations. In paper assignments and group discussions we will not only introduce you to techniques and theoretical frameworks relevant to accounting and auditing, we also stimulate a critical, independent perspective toward this fascinating field. [+]

MSc in Accounting, Auditing and Control - Specialisation in Accounting and Auditing

Transform financial data into reliable, understandable, comparable and relevant management information

Are you a number-cruncher with an eye for what lies beyond the facts and figures? Do you follow and try to unravel every corporate scandal in the news? Do you aim for an international career? The Accounting and Auditing programme will get you there.

This specialisation is your path to become a ‘Chartered Accountant’ (RA, Certified Public Auditor, post-graduate), “In Dutch: Registeraccountant”. It covers all theoretical and practical aspects of collecting, categorising, summarising, analysing and using financial data in organisations. In paper assignments and group discussions we will not only introduce you to techniques and theoretical frameworks relevant to accounting and auditing, we also stimulate a critical, independent perspective toward this fascinating field.... [-]


MSc in Accounting, Auditing and Control - Specialisation in Accounting and Control

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

From Accounting Process Management and Accounting Business Ethics to Advanced Behavioural Finance and Management Control, the courses, electives and seminars in this application-based programme cover all topics essential to a successful career in controlling. This is how Erasmus School of Economics provides you with a solid background and well-rounded education, both in theory and practice. [+]

MSc in Accounting, Auditing and Control - Specialisation in Accounting and Control

Making sure all financial aspects are under control and accounted for

Are numbers your forte? Does the art of controlling organisations have your focus? Would you like to contribute to sound management decisions and achieving corporate objectives? The Master specialisation Accounting and Control prepare you in the best possible way, for a position as a business controller, Chartered Controller (RC) or enrol in an Executive Master of Finance and Control programme.

From Accounting Process Management and Accounting Business Ethics to Advanced Behavioural Finance and Management Control, the courses, electives and seminars in this application-based programme cover all topics essential to a successful career in controlling. This is how Erasmus School of Economics provides you with a solid background and well-rounded education, both in theory and practice.... [-]


MSc in Accounting, Auditing and Control - Specialisation in Accounting and Finance

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Do competences like analytical, inquisitive and meticulous best describe you? Do you want to combine your knack for numbers with managerial and research skills? The Accounting and Finance programme offers you the best practice-based academic foundation for a career in accounting and finance. [+]

MSc in Accounting, Auditing and Control - Specialisation in Accounting and Finance

Accounting and finance: the combination that will give you a headstart

Do competences like analytical, inquisitive and meticulous best describe you? Do you want to combine your knack for numbers with managerial and research skills? The Accounting and Finance programme offers you the best practice-based academic foundation for a career in accounting and finance.

This programme covers topics like Advanced IFRS, Accounting Process Management, Business Ethics and Financial Risk Management. In addition, you can select no less than two out of ten seminars with subjects ranging from corporate governance to behavioural and energy finance, followed by a thesis. By examining real-life issues, for example through empirical research, you will acquire an ‘all-round’ perspective on financial issues.... [-]


MSc in Econometrics and Management Science - Specialisation Quantitative Finance

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Do you have strong mathematical skills and do you want to put them to use in the world of finance? Are you looking forward to tackling global issues like the stability of the financial system and solve issues with regard to, for example, risk management and asset allocation? The Quantitative Finance programme covers all main areas of finance that require mathematical econometric techniques. [+]

MSc in Econometrics and Management Science – Specialisation Quantitative Finance

Finance looked at from an econometric angle

Do you have strong mathematical skills and do you want to put them to use in the world of finance? Are you looking forward to tackling global issues like the stability of the financial system and solve issues with regard to, for example, risk management and asset allocation? The Quantitative Finance programme covers all main areas of finance that require mathematical econometric techniques.

The programme is highly interactive and brought to you by practicing researchers that are involved in prestigious research projects and active advisors in the sector. Their teachings are based on the latest insights and focus on the econometric and quantitative skills to solve poignant financial issues, especially in areas like portfolio and risk management.... [-]


MSc in Econometrics and Management Science – Specialisation Business Analytics and Quantitative Marketing

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

The profession of econometrics and management science involves doing quantitative analyses in order to solve problems faced by the government and businesses. Economic aspects usually play a major role in such problems. This study programme is mainly geared to teaching students the necessary economic theory and quantitative skills. [+]

MSc in Econometrics and Management Science – Specialisation Business Analytics and Quantitative Marketing

Using data science to retrieve hidden information

The need for quantitative support for operational and strategic decisions is ever-increasing. Do you want to help businesses understand their customers better and make smarter decisions? Are maths, statistics and econometrics your forte? Do data science and the use of advanced methods appeal to you? The Business Analytics and Quantitative Marketing programme focuses on the most creative side of data science: converting big data into knowledge, finding opportunities and predicting behaviour.

This challenging programme teaches you how to solve business problems from an econometric point of view, perform quantitative research by using and further developing state-of-the-art data-analysis methods and translate findings into actionable advice.... [-]


MSc in Econometrics and Management Science – Specialisation Econometrics

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Econometrics is paramount for decision-making in business and economics today. Do you already have a strong background in mathematics, statistics and econometrics and would you like to take it further? With the Econometrics programme, you can. [+]

MSc in Econometrics and Management Science – Specialisation Econometrics

Become an indispensable expert in effectively combining economic theory and quantitative analysis

Econometrics is paramount for decision-making in business and economics today. Do you already have a strong background in mathematics, statistics and econometrics and would you like to take it further? With the Econometrics programme, you can.

Financial firms, statistical offices and international governmental organisations successfully apply econometric models and methods on a daily basis. No matter where your ambitions lie, this Master specialisation in Econometrics will give you the edge. The programme will not only provide you with in-depth knowledge of econometric theory but will also train your skills to use advanced quantitative methods and techniques, perform empirical econometric analysis and develop and apply new models.... [-]


MSc in Econometrics and Management Science – Specialisation Operations Research and Quantitative Logistics

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Do you want your work to involve revenue management, transport planning and scheduling in railways, shipping lines and airlines or supply chain design? Or would you rather excel in science? Do you have sound academic training in econometrics, mathematics, physics, industrial, mechanical or systems engineering? Then you should seriously consider the Operations Research and Quantitative Logistics programme. [+]

MSc in Econometrics and Management Science – Specialisation Operations Research and Quantitative Logistics

Advanced quantitative training squared

Do you want your work to involve revenue management, transport planning and scheduling in railways, shipping lines and airlines or supply chain design? Or would you rather excel in science? Do you have sound academic training in econometrics, mathematics, physics, industrial, mechanical or systems engineering? Then you should seriously consider the Operations Research and Quantitative Logistics programme.

Operations Research is a broadly applicable discipline in which advanced quantitative methods are used to help make better decisions. Quantitative Logistics studies the application of quantitative techniques to design, plan and control logistics systems. This programme trains you in both fields while addressing real-world problems.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Behavioural Economics

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

The skills-based specialisation addresses the psychology of decision making. In both mainstream and behavioural economics courses you will acquire both a deep understanding of economics and the skills to adapt strategies and policies to deviations from rational behaviour. [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Behavioural Economics

The human side of economics: the impact of psychology on decision making

Why do people not always act as rational economic decision makers? How can we apply mathematics and psychology to improve our economic models? Contrary to assumptions in traditional economics, people do not automatically choose the optimal course of action, even if given proper incentives. Intrigued? Our Behavioural Economics programme brings you the skills to optimise strategies and policies by including the framing and context that affect people’s choices.

The skills-based specialisation addresses the psychology of decision making. In both mainstream and behavioural economics courses you will acquire both a deep understanding of economics and the skills to adapt strategies and policies to deviations from rational behaviour.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Data Science and Marketing Analytics

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Modern businesses and organizations are increasingly involved in collecting and processing vast amounts of customer and operations data. The resulting (big) data are more and more seen as an important resource for businesses. In the Data Science and Marketing Analytics programme, students focus on the tools and skills that are needed to analyze such (big) data in modern businesses and turn it into meaningful insights. [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Data Science and Marketing Analytics

Theory and practice from computer science, marketing, economics, and statistics

Modern businesses and organizations are increasingly involved in collecting and processing vast amounts of customer and operations data. The resulting (big) data are more and more seen as an important resource for businesses. In the Data Science and Marketing Analytics program, students focus on the tools and skills that are needed to analyze such (big) data in modern businesses and turn it into meaningful insights.

In particular, Data Science and Marketing Analytics combines theory and practice from computer science, marketing, economics, and statistics, in such a way that the potential of big data can be exploited successfully to create greater value for the consumers and firms.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Economics of Management and Organisation

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

This specialisation uses the latest research insights and teaches you to determine how recruitment, rewards, job design and decision-making procedures drive human behaviour at work and, by extension, organisational performance. With the skills and tools to perform theoretical and empirical analysis, you are able to recognise core drivers for managerial problems and provide and present relevant input to solve them. And not just those of today, but also 20 years from now. [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Economics of Management and Organisation

The latest knowledge

Do you want to make a difference in management? Are you research-oriented and eager to learn how to determine the impact of organisational choices on the performance of companies? Learn how to gain crucial insights to support effective management with the Economics of Management and Organisation programme.

This specialisation uses the latest research insights and teaches you to determine how recruitment, rewards, job design and decision-making procedures drive human behaviour at work and, by extension, organisational performance. With the skills and tools to perform theoretical and empirical analysis, you are able to recognise core drivers for managerial problems and provide and present relevant input to solve them. And not just those of today, but also 20 years from now.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Financial Economics

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Does the world of finance attract you like no other? Do you aim for a career in which you address challenges, such as private equity, corporate governance and asset management? The Financial Economics specialisation covers it all. In one of the three tracks - Corporate Finance, Investments or International Finance - you will acquire deep and systematic knowledge of the driving force behind companies, markets and economies. You learn to analyse and explain complex financial and business problems, including setting up and executing a scientifically sound research project based on a financial problem of your own choice. In the process, you learn how to effectively communicate and be critical, self-directed and original in your approach. [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Financial Economics

Challenge yourself and all of your preconceptions while navigating the complex world of finance

Does the world of finance attract you like no other? Do you aim for a career in which you address challenges, such as private equity, corporate governance and asset management? The Financial Economics specialisation covers it all.

In one of the three tracks - Corporate Finance, Investments or International Finance - you will acquire deep and systematic knowledge of the driving force behind companies, markets and economies. You learn to analyse and explain complex financial and business problems, including setting up and executing a scientifically sound research project based on a financial problem of your own choice. In the process, you learn how to effectively communicate and be critical, self-directed and original in your approach.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Health Economics

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Health Economics [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Health Economics

Your path to contribute to effective solutions in healthcare

Are you intrigued by topics like health insurance, costs, benefits and reforms and health disparities? Does contributing to economic solutions in this atypical sector sound like the challenge to you? The Health Economics programme provides you with the concepts and quantitative skills needed to face the health sector challenges of the 21st century.

This programme teaches you to apply economic knowledge and econometric analysis to pressing issues in health care. You will address problems caused by rising costs, population ageing and rapid advances in medical technology. All this, in a sector with atypical agents (after all, doctors do not maximise profits) where even the value of its main asset, health, is subject to debate.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Industrial Dynamics and Strategy

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Are you fascinated by the dynamics of modern economies where entire new industries are being created and existing ones constantly require renewal or are made obsolete? Do you want to understand the role of such industry dynamics of companies such as Google, Tesla and Uber? Do you want to research and stimulate these dynamic processes and contribute to policy formulation? Do you want to be part of business start-ups or help companies anticipate, thrive, and innovate? The Industrial Dynamics and Strategy programme provides you with a powerful set of skills, tools and models to make smart strategic decisions and become a true change maker. [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Industrial Dynamics and Strategy

Learn to effectively make strategic decisions in an ever-changing economy

Are you fascinated by the dynamics of modern economies where entire new industries are being created and existing ones constantly require renewal or are made obsolete? Do you want to understand the role of such industry dynamics of companies such as Google, Tesla and Uber? Do you want to research and stimulate these dynamic processes and contribute to policy formulation? Do you want to be part of business start-ups or help companies anticipate, thrive, and innovate? The Industrial Dynamics and Strategy programme provides you with a powerful set of skills, tools and models to make smart strategic decisions and become a true change maker.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Policy Economics

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Economic policy problems are everywhere. Think of the financial crisis in 2008 and the Euro crisis that erupted in 2010. Think also of population ageing which causes large increases in spending on healthcare and pensions. Global warming may threaten future life on earth. And income inequality is increasing almost everywhere in the Western world due to globalisation and technological changes. In order to be able to solve economic problems, governments need excellent policy economists. By completing this Master programme you are able to apply state-of-the-art economic theory and research methods to solve the most important policy issues of our time. [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Policy Economics

Solving policy questions with advanced economic analysis and empirical research

Economic policy problems are everywhere. Think of the financial crisis in 2008 and the Euro crisis that erupted in 2010. Think also of population ageing which causes large increases in spending on healthcare and pensions. Global warming may threaten future life on earth. And income inequality is increasing almost everywhere in the Western world due to globalisation and technological changes. In order to be able to solve economic problems g, governments need excellent policy economists. By completing this Master programme you are able to apply state-of-the-art economic theory and research methods to solve the most important policy issues of our time.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Urban, Port & Transport Economics

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

The Urban, Port and Transport Economics programme focuses on the challenges in better organising and managing transport, logistics and cities, boosting further economic growth. Through interactive lectures, challenging assignments and lively debates you learn to apply the appropriate methods for a wide range of real-life issues. Thanks to lecturers actively involved in international economic research, consultancy and advice, you are sure to address all the latest developments and insights. [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Urban, Port & Transport Economics

The dynamics of economic activity and transport intensity unravelled

Are you fascinated by transport and its driving role in economic development? Do you enjoy the hustle and bustle of the city, where economic growth manifests itself?

The Urban, Port and Transport Economics programme focuses on the challenges in better organising and managing transport, logistics and cities, boosting further economic growth. Through interactive lectures, challenging assignments and lively debates you learn to apply the appropriate methods for a wide range of real-life issues. Thanks to lecturers actively involved in international economic research, consultancy and advice, you are sure to address all the latest developments and insights.... [-]


Master

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in International Economics

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Do you see yourself in an international economic and business environment? Do you seek the challenge of a high-level practice-oriented education to realise your ambitions? The International Economics programme presents you with a wide range of topical global economic issues. [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in International Economics

Are you ready to conquer the world of International Economics?

Do you see yourself in an international economic and business environment? Do you seek the challenge of a high-level practice-oriented education to realise your ambitions? The International Economics programme presents you with a wide range of topical global economic issues.

In this wide-ranging programme you will explore and analyse the progressive integration of national goods, labour and capital markets and the decline in the national barriers that separated them in the past. You will address the effects the increased interdependence of economies has on governments, firms, their managers and employees. In short, you will be guided to the frontiers of International Economics research in both theory and practice.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Marketing

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Our distinctive Marketing programme brings you the latest insights and newest techniques in economics and marketing. It’s evidence-based and covers everything from target market selection, segmentation and positioning to quantification of marketing effectiveness. In an age where accountability matters, and where your ability to use data and your flexibility to use new media to reach consumers is crucial, obtaining a marketing degree at ESE will put you ahead of other graduates. [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Marketing

A top-notch distinctive programme to prepare you for future marketing challenges

Our distinctive Marketing programme brings you the latest insights and newest techniques in economics and marketing. It’s evidence-based and covers everything from target market selection, segmentation and positioning to quantification of marketing effectiveness. In an age where accountability matters, and where your ability to use data and your flexibility to use new media to reach consumers is crucial, obtaining a marketing degree at ESE will put you ahead of other graduates.

In several courses and electives you will address marketing issues in theory and practice in preparation of the challenging interactive seminars. Topics vary from branding to marketing analytics, innovation, neuromarketing, and global marketing strategy. A thesis completes the programme: your prelude to a successful career.... [-]


Research Master in Business and Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Combining education with research in a programme for academically talented and highly motivated students, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University offers a Research Master in Business and Management. Research Master in Business and Management (ERIM Research Master) is part of Erasmus Doctoral Programme in Business and Management from ERIM, the Erasmus Research Institute of Management, a joint research institute of RSM and the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE). [+]

Research Master in Business and Management

Combining education with research in a programme for academically talented and highly motivated students, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University offers a Research Master in Business and Management.

Research Master in Business and Management (ERIM Research Master) is part of Erasmus Doctoral Programme in Business and Management from ERIM, the Erasmus Research Institute of Management, a joint research institute of RSM and the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE).

For talented and highly motivated students who aspire to an academic career in management; The ERIM Research Master is a research-oriented programme with individual supervision and a highly personal approach. The programme develops academic competencies and skills within the five domains of management: Business Processes, Logistics & Information Systems; Organisation; Marketing; Finance & Accounting; Strategy & Entrepreneurship.... [-]


Research Master in Economics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Research Master in Economics? Only be satisfied with the highest standards. Join the graduate school and research institute of the economics departments at Erasmus University Rotterdam, University of Amsterdam and VU Amsterdam. At the renowned Tinbergen Institute, named after Jan Tinbergen, Dutch Nobel Prize laureate in Economics (1969), you take the necessary steps toward a PhD while working with the best lecturers and researchers of these three leading Dutch universities. Here, you benefit from lectures by internationally renowned experts in a small-scale setting with fellow students from all over the world. [+]

Research Master in Economics

The programme is a two-year research master in economics, econometrics and finance. Fully dedicated to preparing students for PhD thesis research.

Research Master in Economics? Only be satisfied with the highest standards. Join the graduate school and research institute of the economics departments at Erasmus University Rotterdam, University of Amsterdam and VU Amsterdam. At the renowned Tinbergen Institute, named after Jan Tinbergen, Dutch Nobel Prize laureate in Economics (1969), you take the necessary steps toward a PhD while working with the best lecturers and researchers of these three leading Dutch universities. Here, you benefit from lectures by internationally renowned experts in a small-scale setting with fellow students from all over the world.... [-]


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Address Erasmus School of Economics P.O. Box 1738
3000 Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands
Phone +31 10 408 1380