24 months
16201 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This China and the World Economy double degree master from University of Groningen is structured in two parts. 


During year one, you will study either the MSc Accountancy & Controlling, MSc Econometrics Operations Research and Actuarial Studies, MSc Economic Development and Globalization (formerly known as MSc International Economics and Business), MSc Economics, MSc Finance, MSc International Business and Management, MSc International Financial Management or MSc Marketing programme in Groningen. 

Year two is spent at Fudan University in Shanghai where you study themes relating to the economic and business strategies, theories and practices of China.

Job prospects

This China and the World Economy double degree programme at University of Groningen has been designed for individuals who aspire to a career in national, international, multinational or transnational institutions and enterprises such as:

  • international economist and strategy expert in a multinational corporation;
  • staff member, with an (inter)national governmental organization such as IMF, World Bank, OECD, WTO, ECB, ODI or the EU;
  • professional economist on development, Chinese and East Asian transition economic issues in international agencies, governments or the private sector;
  • economic consultant with an (inter)national governmental organization;

Programme Structure

  • The core content of the programme reflects the increasing globalisation and evolution taking place within organisations and in the field of global economics. 
  • You can also attend a major international series of cutting-edge business and finance lectures.
  • This is a unique opportunity to gain a global perspective on world economics and graduate with two internationally recognised Master's degrees.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


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.
  • Both GMAT and GRE are now being offered by mba.com and ETS as an online option to take from home worldwide. Please check their websites for more information.
  • A certified grade list(s) is considered in the evaluation.
  • 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, Econometrics and Operations Research, Economics and Business Economics, International Business,Technology Management.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16201 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16201 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Groningen

750 - 1000 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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