Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam

Introduction

Based in Rotterdam, the economic and logistics centre of Europe, Erasmus School of Economics has provided excellent education and produced excellent research for over a century. Many successful careers have started here. Graduates of Erasmus School of Economics are ideally equipped for success in the business community, government positions and research anywhere in the world.

In 2013 we completed the construction of a brand new, lively and beautiful campus. The Erasmus Student Pavilion is the heart of the new campus, a place not only for studying, but also a place to meet fellow students, spend your leisure time and do some shopping. It is a meeting spot for students and connects business with research and culture with science.

Captains of Industry

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In 2013 we completed the construction of a brand new, lively and beautiful campus. The Erasmus Student Pavilion is the heart of the new campus, a place not only for studying, but also a place to meet fellow students, spend your leisure time and do some shopping. It is a meeting spot for students and connects business with research and culture with science.

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Rankings

Erasmus School of Economics strives to become the best in its disciplines (economics, econometrics) and seeks to achieve excellence both in its research and teaching. This can be measured by its performance in rankings.

There are several international university rankings which Erasmus School of Economics participates in that are considered to be most influential ones. QS World University Ranking, Times Higher Education Ranking and Academic Ranking of World Universities. Most of the ranking are focused on research, but some of them became multi-dimensional in the past few years.

The above mentioned influential rankings have determined that there is a demand for a more balanced ranking system that is based on more indicators besides research. Thus, they have adjusted their methodology by incorporating more indicators, which definitely give a more balanced and accurate view of a university.

QS Ranking

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QS World University Rankings is one of such multi-faceted rankings, where Erasmus School of Economics scores particularly well when it come to Economics/Econometrics. The research currently considers over 2,000 universities, and ranks over 700.

QS World University Ranking ranked the Erasmus University Rotterdam (subject Economics / Econometrics) as follows:

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Programmes

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Master

Master in International Economics

Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

Do you see yourself in an international economic and business environment? Do you seek the challenge of a high-level practice-oriented education to realise your ambitions? The International Economics programme presents you with a wide range of topical global economic issues. [+]

Master in International Economics Are you ready to conquer the world of International Economics? Do you see yourself in an international economic and business environment? Do you seek the challenge of a high-level practice-oriented education to realise your ambitions? The International Economics programme presents you with a wide range of topical global economic issues. In this wide–ranging programme you will explore and analyse the progressive integration of national goods, labour and capital markets and the decline in the national barriers that separated them in the past. You will address the effects the increased interdependence of economies has on governments, firms, their managers and employees. In short, you will be guided to the frontiers of International Economics research in both theory and practice. Rotterdam: where great minds of all nationalities meet Rotterdam, port of Europe, is the city to acquire knowledge regarding international economics par excellence. Here at Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), you surround yourself with students from all nationalities who are as ambitious and inquisitive as you are. Here, you are taught by renowned researchers and leaders in business. A perfect combination for a successful global career. Careers Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) has long been involved in leading developments in teaching, policy and research in international economics and business. This specialisation is designed to continue this tradition. It equips you with the practical and analytical tools to work and excel in the field of international economics, for instance as a: manager consultant policy advisor banker researcher government or... [-]

Master in Marketing

Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

Our distinctive Marketing programme brings you the latest insights and newest techniques in economics and marketing. It’s evidence-based and covers everything from target market selection, segmentation and positioning to quantification of marketing effectiveness. In an age where accountability matters, and where your ability to use data and your flexibility to use new media to reach consumers is crucial, obtaining a marketing degree at ESE will put you ahead of other graduates. [+]

Master Marketing A top-notch distinctive programme to prepare you for future marketing challenges Our distinctive Marketing programme brings you the latest insights and newest techniques in economics and marketing. It’s evidence-based and covers everything from target market selection, segmentation and positioning to quantification of marketing effectiveness. In an age where accountability matters, and where your ability to use data and your flexibility to use new media to reach consumers is crucial, obtaining a marketing degree at ESE will put you ahead of other graduates. In several courses and electives you will address marketing issues in theory and practice in preparation of the challenging interactive seminars. Topics vary from branding to marketing analytics, innovation, neuromarketing, and global marketing strategy. A thesis completes the programme: your prelude to a successful career. Be at the forefront of a marketing revolution The marketing department of the Erasmus School of Economics is arguably the top marketing science group in Europe (by all measures). The department has trained more current and former top executives than any other marketing group in the Netherlands, because of the intellectual rigor and the practical experience you gain during the programme. This is where you start. Careers Our Marketing group has trained many top executives worldwide. Their programme offers you great career opportunities, too. For example: product/brand manager in a variety of industries. Examples: Philips, Unilever, Nestlé, Pfizer, IBM, Microsoft marketing analytics expert or market researcher in consulting firms (e.g., McKinsey, BCG, VODW), and in multinationals (e.g., Google, KPN) sales &... [-]

Master Policy Economics

Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

By completing this Master programme you will be able to apply state-of-the-art economic theory and research methods to solve the most important policy issues of our time. [+]

Policy Economics Solving policy questions with advanced economic analysis and empirical research Economic policy problems are everywhere. Think of the financial crisis in 2008 and the Eurocrisis that erupted in 2010. Think also of population ageing which causes large increases in spending on healthcare and pensions. Global warming may threaten future life on earth. And income inequality is increasing almost everywhere in the Western world due to globalization and technological changes. In order to be able to solve economic problems governments need excellent policy economists. By completing this Master programme you will be able to apply state-of-the-art economic theory and research methods to solve the most important policy issues of our time. Besides courses, the core of the Master programme consists of seminars. In the main seminar you will try to solve one of the most pressing policy problems of our time. Moreover, our partners will provide internships for the best students of the program, for example, at one of the Ministries, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis, competition and other government authorities. During this internship you will also most likely write your Master’s thesis. Open minded, inquisitive, thorough? Rotterdam! The main values of the Policy Economics programme at Erasmus School of Economics are: open minded, curious, academically thorough, hard-working and politically engaged. If you are a strongly analytical student, if you are highly motivated, and if you are socially engaged, then you should enroll in the Master in Policy Economics! Careers Good policy economists are scarce and your... [-]

MSc

MSc in Econometrics and Management Science - Specialization Quantitative Finance

Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

Do you have strong mathematical skills and do you want to put them to use in the world of finance? Are you looking forward to tackle global issues like the stability of the financial system and solve issues with regard to, for example, risk management and asset allocation? The Quantitative Finance programme covers all main areas in finance that require mathematical econometric techniques. [+]

MSc in Econometrics and Management Science – Specialization Quantitative Finance Finance looked at from an econometric angle Do you have strong mathematical skills and do you want to put them to use in the world of finance? Are you looking forward to tackle global issues like the stability of the financial system and solve issues with regard to, for example, risk management and asset allocation? The Quantitative Finance programme covers all main areas in finance that require mathematical econometric techniques. The programme is highly interactive and brought to you by practising researchers that are involved in prestigious research projects and active advisors in the sector. Their teachings are based on the latest insights and focus on the econometric and quantitative skills to solve poignant financial issues, especially in areas like portfolio and risk management. In the heart of Dutch and international finance This Quantitative Finance programme benefits well from its location: Rotterdam has long been the home of numerous headquarters and key offices of leading financial institutions and firms. Many of these feel a strong connection with us and provide: frequent guest lectures relevant topics for the course Financial Case Studies research internships Careers A Master specialisation in Quantitative Finance comes with excellent career prospects, both in the Netherlands and internationally. Despite the recent turmoil in financial markets, the demand for well-trained quantitative financial economists is still as high as ever and has in some cases even increased. Typically, your future lies with: banks asset management firms hedge funds insurance... [-]

MSc in Econometrics and Management Science – Specialization Business Analytics and Quantitative Marketing

Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

The profession of econometrics and management science involves doing quantitative analyses in order to solve problems faced by the government and businesses. Economic aspects usually play a major role in such problems. This study programme is mainly geared to teaching students the necessary economic theory and quantitative skills. [+]

MSc in Econometrics and Management Science – Specialization Business Analytics and Quantitative Marketing The profession of econometrics and management science involves doing quantitative analyses in order to solve problems faced by the government and businesses. Economic aspects usually play a major role in such problems. This study programme is mainly geared to teaching students the necessary economic theory and quantitative skills. The aim is to provide high-quality academic training so that graduates can pursue careers in business and politics, or excel in science. Graduates should be able to apply existing econometric and management science techniques independently to complex real-life problems, including the execution and/or implementation of the techniques in computer programs. Furthermore, graduates must be able to develop and apply new models for new problems. Business Analytics and Quantitative Marketing Using data science to retrieve hidden information The need for quantitative support for operational and strategic decisions is ever-increasing. Do you want to help businesses understand their customers better and make smarter decisions? Are maths, statistics and econometrics your forte? Do data science and the use of advanced methods appeal to you? The Business Analytics and Quantitative Marketing programme focuses on the most creative side of data science: converting big data into knowledge, finding opportunities and predicting behaviour. This challenging programme teaches you how to solve business problems from an econometric point of view, perform quantitative research by using and further developing state-of-the-art data-analysis methods and translate findings into actionable advice. How many reasons do you need? At Erasmus School... [-]

MSc in Econometrics and Management Science – Specialization Econometrics

Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

The profession of econometrics and management science involves doing quantitative analyses in order to solve problems faced by the government and businesses. Economic aspects usually play a major role in such problems. This study programme is mainly geared to teaching students the necessary economic theory and quantitative skills. [+]

MSc in Econometrics and Management Science – Specialization Econometrics The profession of econometrics and management science involves doing quantitative analyses in order to solve problems faced by the government and businesses. Economic aspects usually play a major role in such problems. This study programme is mainly geared to teaching students the necessary economic theory and quantitative skills. The aim is to provide high-quality academic training so that graduates can pursue careers in business and politics, or excel in science. Graduates should be able to apply existing econometric and management science techniques independently to complex real-life problems, including the execution and/or implementation of the techniques in computer programs. Furthermore, graduates must be able to develop and apply new models for new problems. Become an indispensable expert in effectively combining economic theory and quantitative analysis Econometrics is paramount for decision-making in business and economics today. Do you already have a strong background in mathematics, statistics and econometrics and would you like to take it further? With the Econometrics programme, you can. Financial firms, statistical offices and international governmental organisations successfully apply econometric models and methods on a daily basis. No matter where your ambitions lie, this Master specialisation in Econometrics will give you the edge. The programme will not only provide you with in-depth knowledge of econometric theory, but also trains your skills to use advanced quantitative methods and techniques, perform empirical econometric analysis and develop and apply new models. Rotterdam, the start and centre of Econometrics If you want to extend... [-]

MSc in Econometrics and Management Science – Specialization Operations Research and Quantitative Logistics

Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

Do you want your work to involve revenue management, transport planning and scheduling in railways, shipping lines and airlines or supply chain design? Or would you rather excel in science? Do you have sound academic training in econometrics, mathematics, physics, industrial, mechanical or systems engineering? Then you should seriously consider the Operations Research and Quantitative Logistics programme. [+]

MSc in Econometrics and Management Science – Specialization Operations Research and Quantitative Logistics Advanced quantitative training squared Do you want your work to involve revenue management, transport planning and scheduling in railways, shipping lines and airlines or supply chain design? Or would you rather excel in science? Do you have sound academic training in econometrics, mathematics, physics, industrial, mechanical or systems engineering? Then you should seriously consider the Operations Research and Quantitative Logistics programme. Operations Research is a broadly applicable discipline in which advanced quantitative methods are used to help make better decisions. Quantitative Logistics studies the application of quantitative techniques to design, plan and control logistics systems. This programme trains you in both fields, while addressing real-world problems. Taking decision making further, in logistic epicentre Rotterdam This specialisation focuses on areas in transport and logistics requiring strong quantitative skills. It differs from other standard logistics or supply chain management programmes in the sense that you also learn all about the methodology underlying advanced decision support systems. Giving you the edge. Careers With this specialisation, you can easily secure employment in sectors that are in increasing need of quantitative skills, like logistics / transport, healthcare and utilities. Records show that the analytical skills acquired in this programme will give you distinctive hiring and starting salary advantages over many other graduate programmes. Today’s need for data-driven management is fulfilled by our graduates. Examples of companies include: Air France-KLM, Schiphol Airport, Europe Combined Container Terminal (ECT) Shell, Siemens, Netherlands Railways, KPN Telecom,... [-]

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