M.Sc. On Campus

Business Economics

University of Amsterdam

12 months
15375 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
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The Business Economics programme of the University of Amsterdam teaches you to conduct research in business economics subjects. Choose from 3 top-level tracks: Managerial Economics and Strategy, Competition Law and Economics or Neuroeconomics.


Top-5 reasons to study Business Economics at Amsterdam School of Economics 

Choose from 3 specialisation tracks

Giving you the chance to make a mark on your CV.

Profit from great career prospects

Our graduates are in high demand for their independent minds and strong interpersonal and transversal skills.

Learn from business cases and real-life data

Putting theory into practice with guest lectures from field experts.

Online education complimenting offline

You will enjoy mastering knowledge at the highest level through our blended learning teaching method.

UvA's excellent reputation in the field of economics (top-70)

Putting your Master’s degree on a worldwide map with interested employers.

Understanding the functioning of corporations and other organisations

As a business economist you analyse a situation, weigh up the evidence and draw various conclusions for policy action. Studying Business Economics gives you an understanding of the functioning of corporations and other organisations: both internally and in the market context in which they operate. You can create a study programme that perfectly fits your interest. Beside general courses and track courses, you have the option to do an internship, or study abroad. You will finish this Master's programme with a thesis.

Career prospects

After graduating the Business Economics programme of the University of Amsterdam you are ready for a successful career as a researcher or an expert in organisations such as:

  • multinational corporations;
  • financial institutions;
  • consultants and think tanks;
  • governmental agencies;
  • NGOs and non-profit organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Games and Strategy
  • Applied Econometrics
  • European Competition Law
  • Empirical Market Analysis
  • Applied Industrial Organisation
  • Competition Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
155 (quantitative)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An academic Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Business Economics or Economics
  • You must have proven knowledge of the following topics at an intermediate level: Microeconomics, Econometrics or quantitative research methods, Mathematics and statistics
  • You have to verify your English proficiency
  • GRE or GMAT scores
  • Upload a motivation letter and show personal initiative

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15375 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15375 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 Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 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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