M.Phil. On Campus

Economics (Research)

University of Amsterdam

24 months
15700 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Economics (Research) programme of the University of Amsterdam is offered in partnership with the Tinbergen Institute and is a research master program in economics, econometrics and finance with the prospect of PhD opportunities under the supervision of our research fellows.


Research Master

Tinbergen Institute offers a Research Master's Program with three tracks: a track in economics, a track in econometrics and a track in finance.

In the first year of the Economics (Research) programme of the University of Amsterdam, students receive rigorous training in the core subjects and tools of economics, econometrics and finance. In the second year, students specialize in their choice from the institute's many fields of research through field coursework and thesis research. In the second year of the program over 40 field courses are offered.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Econometrics, Statistics and Fundamental Mathematics
  • Programming in Econometrics
  • TI Research Groups

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
160 (quantitative)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have at least a Bachelor’s diploma, preferably in economics, econometrics, mathematics, or physics
  • The Bachelor’s program should have been completed before the start of the Research Master program
  • GRE scores
  • An excellent command of English is crucial. Students whose native language is not English are therefore required to demonstrate English proficiency
  • Students should be strongly motivated to pursue a PhD in economics, econometrics or finance at the Institute. Such motivation will be assessed by a written Statement of Research Interests and Purpose of Study
  • Two reference letters are required to support your application
  • An interview may be part of the selection process

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15700 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 24 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.


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.

Our partners

Economics (Research)
University of Amsterdam


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!