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Economic Geography - Regional Competitiveness and Trade

12 months
Duration
16201 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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About

The Economic Geography - Regional Competitiveness and Trade track at University of Groningen, which is part of the Master in Economic Geography and organized in cooperation with the Faculty of Economics and Business, focusses on regional and global competitiveness related to trade and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). 

Overview

Our graduates are specialists in regional economic development with a keen eye for the role of policy. They are well versed in the latest theoretical and empirical Economic models of regional growth.

Job prospects

  • Graduates in Economic Geography - Regional Competitiveness and Trade at University of Groningen that have followed the track in regional competitiveness and trade are specialists in regional economic development in an international context with a keen eye for the role of policy. 
  • Also, they are well-versed in the latest methods and models in regional science. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economic Geography: Theory and Application 
  • Entrepreneurship and Regional Development 
  • Growth and Development Policies
  • Master's Thesis Economic Geography
  • Spatial Econometrics
  • Spatial Economics
  • Economic Geography

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Direct access with a bachelor diploma in Human Geography & Urban and Regional Planning, and Spatial Planning and Design. 
  • Bachelor diploma's in Sociology, Business Administration, Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Micro-Economics are sometimes admissible.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16201 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16201 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 12 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.

Funding

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