M.Sc. On Campus

Economic Development and Globalization

University of Groningen

12 months
15900 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Do you want to understand the opportunities and challenges posed by globalization for the economic development of countries? Then this Economic Development and Globalization programme at University of Groningen is for you.


You will use state-of-the-art economic theories to discover the impact of global trade and of financial globalisation on economic growth and welfare. 

As you develop your skills, you will learn to recognise the forces that shape geographical patterns of economic activity. You will learn to advise firms and governments on how to reap the benefits of globalisation and international value chains.

The MSc Economic Development and Globalization from University of Groningen was previously offered under the name MSc International Economics and Business.

Job prospects

  • After completing this programme you are a broadly-oriented economist with a strong international profile. 
  • You are ready for an international career at multinational firms, in financial institutions, consultancy and public organisations. Jobs such as market analyst, trade expert, global strategy and policy advisor will suit you well.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economic Development
  • Globalization, Growth and Development 
  • International Capital and Globalization 
  • Central-Eastern European Economics 
  • DDM - Applied International and Development Economics 

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A GMAT/GRE test is required from all candidates who obtained their bachelor's degree from a university in a non-EU/EEA country. 
  • IELTS Academic overall score 6.5 (Speaking 6, Writing 6.5); TOEFL internet-based overall score 90 (Speaking 20, Writing 24); C1 Advanced, C2 Proficiency (with minimum score 180).
  • To be eligible for admission to this Master, you need to hold an academic Bachelor's or Master's degree from a research university in one of the following - or closely related - fields: Business Economics, Business Administration, Econometrics and Operations Research, Economics and Business Economics, International Business, Technology Management.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15900 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Leeuwarden

700 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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