Help organisations be successful in regulated competitive markets
Competition is one of the prime organising principles of a market economy. Laws protect its processes, and international institutions enforce these laws when competition comes under threat. In the Competition Law and Economics (Business Economics) programme of the University of Amsterdam you learn to understand the intricacies of competition and the regulations that govern it.
A track for future business leaders and policy makers that would enjoy working in and with competitive markets.
Why choose the Competition Law and Economics track?
- Beside the 3 general courses of the MSc Business Economics in your curriculum, you will have 4 courses with focus on competion in a market economy and its regulations. Courses in law will be taught at the Faculty of Law, which gives you opportunity to interact with another discipline.
- You will be lectured by professors and experts working in a wide range of economic organisations and fields. Apart from the theory, you will work on complex cases of competition policy.
- After graduation, you have an excellent job prospect at international profit and non-profit organisations.
Graduates of the Master's programme in Business Economics/Competition Law and Economics track have excellent job prospects for positions as researchers and experts in:
- multinational corporations and commercial banks
- specialised top consulting firms
- European Commission, DG Competition
- government agencies – Ministries, AAs, Regulators
- NGOs and international organisations, OECD and United Nations
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Games and Strategy
- European Competition Law
- Empirical Market Analysis
- Applied Industrial Organisation
- Competition Policy
- Advanced Industrial Organisation
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesEconomics Business Administration Business Law View 17 other Masters in Business Law in Netherlands
- An academic Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Business Economics or Economics
- You must have proven knowledge of the following topics at an intermediate level: Microeconomics, Econometrics or quantitative research methods, Mathematics and statistics
- You have to verify your English proficiency
- GRE or GMAT scores
- Upload a motivation letter and show personal initiative
International15375 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15375 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA2168 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 12 months.
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