International and Development Economics

University of Namur

Master On Campus
12 months
4175 EUR/year
835 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Specialised Master in International and Development Economics at the University of Namur aims to train present and future players in the field of development to be able to design realistic and innovative programmes which are  based on sound economic analysis and are well-adjusted to the social and political context of each country.


This 60 ECTS one-year postgraduate programme has been offered jointly by the University of Namur and the the Catholic University of Louvain for more than 20  years.

Your objectives

  • To acquire international standards of economic analysis and increase your abilities in this field.

  • To complement your personal experience with foreign  perceptions of the world economy.

  • To gain the maturity needed to further sharpen your  professional or research objectives.

  • To be able to design and implement innovative programmes for economic and human development.

  • To understand and assess the models and methods used by  international organisations, foreign governments and  consultants in development assistance and international  economic relations.

  • To play an educational role by explaining to local decision-makers the rationale and usefulness of economic reforms in their local context.

Why study at UNamur?

  • The International and Development Economics programme’s professorship includes academics with a well-established international reputation and extensive field experience in developing countries (India, Poland, Andean countries, Sub-Saharan Africa, etc.).

  • You will have access to pedagogical resources (libraries, language and computer labs, etc.) on both the UNamur and UCL campuses.

  • The University campus is situated in the centre of Namur, a small and student-friendly city only 60km from Brussels, the capital of Europe.

  • The programme is fully taught in English.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Population, environment & governance
  • Development & Institutions
  • Economic Growth & International Development 
  • Poverty and livelihood strategies
  • Evaluation of Public Interventions

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

In the context of the Covid-19 crisis, the University of Namur is unable to manage the admission demands from students outside EU at the moment. 






On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Holders of a first university degree including at least the following subjects :

  • Microeconomics (5 credits)
  • Macroeconomics (5 credits)
  • Statistics in Economics and Management II (5 credits)
  • Mathematics in Economics and Management II (5 credits)
  • Econometrics (5 credits)
  •  Public Economics (5 credits)
  • Industrial Economics (5 credits)
  •  European Economics (5 credits)
  • Game Theory and Information Economics (5 credits) 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4175 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4175 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    835 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 835 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

The registration fees are communicated by the Admissions Service during the admissions procedure. They may vary from €835 to €4,175.


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