International and Development Economics, Master | University of Namur | Namur, Belgium
Specialised Master On Campus

International and Development Economics

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.


About International and Development Economics at University of Namur

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






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

  • Only candidates with a sufficient knowledge of Economics will be considered
  • Candidates with a degree awarded by an institution outside of the French Community of Belgium must have:

a degree obtained after 5 years of study (300 credits) at university level, or

a degree obtained after 4 years of study (240 credits) at university level, plus at least 2 years of relevant professional experience.

  • Candidates with a degree awarded by an institution within the French Community of Belgium must hold a 120 credit Master.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4175 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4175 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    835 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 835 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Namur

720 - 1120 EUR /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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