12 months
14900 EUR/year
2205 EUR/year
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Combine practical financial management with economic analysis of the markets you invest in with the Economics - Financial Economics program at Tilburg University. You will address for example urgent problems in the Euro zone, international financial supervision, micro-finance, bank-runs and systemic risk, and taxation of financial institutions.

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With the Economics - Financial Economics program at Tilburg University you'll become skilled in both Finance and Economics, and learn, among other things, how international bodies function (e.g., the European Central Bank), why tax policies are designed the way they are, and what the consequences are for companies in Europe.

  • Great diversity in nationalities, with about 50% international fellow students.
  • Connected to the European Banking Center, a Tilburg based research network on banking and financial markets with close connections to the business sector.
  • This is a track of MSc Economics. You can choose to follow the main program or one of the tracks.

Career prospects

Upon graduating you will have obtained the following title (as stated on your diploma): Master of Science. With a specialization in Financial Economics, you will be skilled in both finance and economics. These combined skills are perfect for a career in banking, consulting private businesses with international policy making challenges, or supporting governments in the (inter)national arena. 

Some examples of our graduates' jobs:

  • Finance Trainee
  • Trading Risk Analyst
  • Consultant

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Economics
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Economics and Psychology of Risk and Time
  • Growth and Regional Development
  • Competition Policy
  • Data Science for Economics
  • Environmental and Resource 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

To be eligible for the Master’s program in Economics, you must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Economics or in a similar program (e.g., in Econometrics) from a university that is recognized by the program management
  • A solid academic background in economics
  • And at least 2 applied Economics courses (in total minimum 12 ECTS)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14900 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2205 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2205 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Tilburg

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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