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Financial Economics

14 months
16052 USD/year
16052 USD/year
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The Financial Economics program of IDC Herzliya is a joint program of the Tiomkin School of Economics, the Arison School of Business and the Raphael Recanati International School.


The Financial Economics program of IDC Herzliya provides students with the necessary tools to become top financial economists in leading financial institutions.

Program Highlights

  • Two tracks are offered: full-time track (14 months) and part-time track (26 months). The program is studied in English.
  • Intended for students with a quantitative undergraduate degree in fields such as Economics, Business, Computer Science, Engineering and exact sciences.
  • Internship opportunities in world-renowned financial institutions.
  • Merit scholarships available for outstanding students.
  • Job opportunities after graduation in the financial and public sectors.
  • Optional study trip to London's financial center.
  • Professors from leading universities in Israel and abroad.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Finance
  • Financial Accounting 
  • Micro Economics 
  • Macro Economics 
  • Econometrics
  • Fixed Income Markets and their Derivatives

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 14 months
  • Part-time
    • 26 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed undergraduate degree from a recognized academic institution that included at least two semester-long courses of undergraduate level calculus and two semester-long courses of undergraduate level statistics
  • A quantitative undergraduate degree (Economics, Business, Accounting, Engineering, or other exact science degree).
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or 80% and above
  • Strong quantitative background, preference will be given to students with undergraduate degrees in computer science, economics, business, exact sciences and engineering
  • Interview either on Skype or in person
  • Prerequisite courses are required in Statistics, Calculus and Economics. Students missing these courses will be required to take preparatory courses before the start of the academic year
  • A preparatory course in Economics, provided right before the program starts, is required for full acceptance unless the student majored in economics in his/her undergraduate studies.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16052 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18728 USD for the full programme during 14 months.
  • National

    16052 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18728 USD for the full programme during 14 months.
  • 70,000 NIS per full programme

Living costs for Herzliya

3553 - 5168 ILS /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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