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Behavioral Economics, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #801 (WUR) ,
The Behavioral Economics program, offered by the University of Bucharest through the Faculty of Business Administration and the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, aims to develop specialists in the areas of decision making processes and strategic interactions, by the means of a comprehensive approach of the mechanisms which govern economic behaviour.


The program is intended for those who wish to improve their abilities in areas such as management, interdisciplinary analysis of economic and social phenomena, as well as counselling and consulting both on an individual and organizational level.

Furthermore, apart from the practical skills that the students will study, they will also be involved in specific activities with regard to interdisciplinary research.

All the activities pertaining to the organization of the program will be in English. This will be done so as to facilitate the involvement of international specialists and the teaching of a curriculum which is up to date with the latest developments in the field. 

Job Opportunities:

  • Multinational organizations
  • Public institutions
  • Consulting companies
  • Market analyst
  • Decision support system (DSS) designer
  • Small and medium enterprises (SMEs)
  • Non-governmental organisations (NGOs)

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Microeconomics with Behavioral Tracks
  • Behavioral Phenomenology: Across the History of Psychology
  • Behavioral Research Methods
  • Social Cognition
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Decision Theory and Decision Making
  • Behavioral Game Theory
  • Consumer psychology
  • Experimental Economics
  • Introduction to Neurosciences
  • Neuroeconomics
  • Health Economics


                      • Prof.univ.dr. BONCIU CATALINA
                      • Prof.univ.dr. BUCUR ION
                      • Prof.univ.dr. CORNESCU VIOREL
                      • Prof.univ.dr. CRETOIU GHEORGHE
                      • Prof.univ.dr. DRUICA ELENA
                      • Prof.univ.dr. GHIGA CONSTANTIN
                      • Prof.univ.dr. HORNIANSCHI NICOLETA
                      • Prof.univ.dr. MARINESCU PAUL
                      • Prof.univ.dr. PLATIS MAGDALENA
                      • Prof.univ.dr. TOMA SORIN

                      Detailed Programme Facts

                      • Programme intensity Full-time
                        • Full-time duration 24 months
                      • Credits
                        120 ECTS
                      • Languages
                        • English
                      • Delivery mode
                        On Campus

                      English Language Requirements

                      This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

                      Academic Requirements

                      • The admission for the program will consist of a written examination and an interview (each with a weight of 50% from the final grade) so as to evaluate the knowledge of the candidates. In order to ensure that the applicants have sufficient knowledge of the language, the admission process will be entirely in English.
                      • The masters program welcomes students from different backgrounds and a degree in the area of social sciences is not mandatory; the only pre-requisites are an interest in behavioural economics and the desire to develop abilities and competencies specific to this subject.   

                      Tuition Fee

                      • International Applies to you

                        770 EUR/year
                        Tuition Fee
                        Based on the original amount of 770 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
                      • EU/EEA Applies to you

                        770 EUR/year
                        Tuition Fee
                        Based on the original amount of 770 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
                      We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
                      3,500 RON/ academic year.

                      Living costs for Bucharest

                      • 1850 - 3000 RON/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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