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.

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.

QS World University Ranking ranked the Erasmus University Rotterdam (subject Economics / Econometrics) as the second in the NEtherlands, the 12th in Europe and the 44th in the World in 2017.

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MSc

MSc in Accounting, Auditing and Control - Specialization in Accounting and Auditing

Campus Full time September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

This specialisation is your path to become a ‘Chartered Accountant’ (RA, Certified Public Auditor, post-graduate), “In Dutch: Registeraccountant”. It covers all theoretical and practical aspects of collecting, categorising, summarising, analysing and using financial data in organisations. In paper assignments and group discussions we will not only introduce you to techniques and theoretical frameworks relevant to accounting and auditing, we also stimulate a critical, independent perspective toward this fascinating field. [+]

MSc in Accounting, Auditing and Control - Specialization in Accounting and Auditing Transform financial data into reliable, understandable, comparable and relevant management information Are you a number-cruncher with an eye for what lies beyond the facts and figures? Do you follow and try to unravel every corporate scandal in the news? Do you aim for an international career? The Accounting and Auditing programme will get you there. This specialisation is your path to become a ‘Chartered Accountant’ (RA, Certified Public Auditor, post-graduate), “In Dutch: Registeraccountant”. It covers all theoretical and practical aspects of collecting, categorising, summarising, analysing and using financial data in organisations. In paper assignments and group discussions we will not only introduce you to techniques and theoretical frameworks relevant to accounting and auditing, we also stimulate a critical, independent perspective toward this fascinating field. The many benefits of studying Accounting and Auditing at Erasmus School of Economics At Erasmus School of Economics, you find yourself in a city where all midsize and larger auditing firms are located. Add our vast and active network to the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you will gain from this programme, and you know this is the place to start your international career. Careers Chartered Accountant, internal auditor, management consultant, financial economical expert? Regardless of your career preference, with an Accounting and Auditing programme you will be warmly welcomed in a multitude of organisations, for example: auditing firms large industrial companies management consulting firms financial institutions like insurance groups, financial conglomerates, investment banks... [-]

MSc in Accounting, Auditing and Control - Specialization in Accounting and Control

Campus Full time September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

From Accounting Process Management and Accounting Business Ethics to Advanced Behavioural Finance and Management Control, the courses, electives and seminars in this application-based programme cover all topics essential to a successful career in controlling. This is how Erasmus School of Economics provides you with a solid background and well-rounded education, both in theory and practice. [+]

MSc in Accounting, Auditing and Control - Specialization in Accounting and Control Making sure all financial aspects are under control and accounted for Are numbers your forte? Does the art of controlling organisations have your focus? Would you like to contribute to sound management decisions and achieving corporate objectives? The Master specialisation Accounting and Control prepares you in the best possible way, for a position as a business controller, Chartered Controller (RC) or enrol in an Executive Master of Finance and Control programme. From Accounting Process Management and Accounting Business Ethics to Advanced Behavioural Finance and Management Control, the courses, electives and seminars in this application-based programme cover all topics essential to a successful career in controlling. This is how Erasmus School of Economics provides you with a solid background and well-rounded education, both in theory and practice. Controlling your career goals at ESE At the Erasmus School of Economics, you find yourself in a city with one of the largest ports of the world, a diverse multi-ethnic community and an interesting maritime tradition. In Rotterdam, you find lots of companies, both multinationals and more local oriented, all looking for highly qualified and talented people to control their businesses. The need for management accountants, controllers and financials is high. Add our vast and active network to the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you will gain from this programme, and you know this is the place to start your career. Careers The Master’s specialisation Accounting and Control meets the growing demand... [-]

MSc in Accounting, Auditing and Control - Specialization in Accounting and Finance

Campus Full time September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Do competences like analytical, inquisitive and meticulous best describe you? Do you want to combine your knack for numbers with managerial and research skills? The Accounting and Finance programme offers you the best practice-based academic foundation for a career in accounting and finance. [+]

MSc in Accounting, Auditing and Control - Specialization in Accounting and Finance Accounting and finance: the combination that will give you a headstart Do competences like analytical, inquisitive and meticulous best describe you? Do you want to combine your knack for numbers with managerial and research skills? The Accounting and Finance programme offers you the best practice-based academic foundation for a career in accounting and finance. This programme covers topics like Advanced IFRS, Accounting Process Management, Business Ethics and Financial Risk Management. In addition, you can select no less than two out of ten seminars with subjects ranging from corporate governance to behavioural and energy finance, followed by a thesis. By examining real-life issues, for example through empirical research, you will acquire an ‘all-round’ perspective on financial issues. A tailored education? Rotterdam! The Master specialisation Accounting and Finance offers you both a broad focus and the chance to match our programme to your own interests. So if you are looking for a made-to-measure academic education that’s held in highest regard in the field of finance worldwide, do join us here in Rotterdam. Careers At the Erasmus School of Economics, you find yourself in a city with one of the largest ports of the world, a diverse multi-ethnic community and an interesting maritime tradition. In Rotterdam, you find lots of companies, both multinationals and more local oriented, all looking for highly qualified and talented people to control their businesses. The need for management accountants, controllers and financials is high. Add our... [-]

MSc in Econometrics and Management Science - Specialization Quantitative Finance

Campus Full time September 2018 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 several areas 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 2018 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 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 of Economics we are leaders in quantitative research and renowned for our high-quality practice-based teaching methods. Add this to our close ties to the business world and our many successful alumni in the field… and you know why Rotterdam is where you want to specialise in Business Analytics and Quantitative Marketing. Careers Solid (management) decisions in business and marketing increasingly depend on quantitative analysis. Not surprisingly, business analysts are in high demand. For the first step in their careers our alumni found jobs as a (marketing) researcher or data scientist at organisations like: ACNielsen, GfK, KPN, Unilever and Bol.com smaller specialised consultancy firms financial institutions like banks or insurance companies academia Such a position is also excellent... [-]

MSc in Econometrics and Management Science – Specialization Econometrics

Campus Full time September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

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. [+]

MSc in Econometrics and Management Science – Specialization Econometrics 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 will also train 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 your econometric knowledge beyond linear regression, instrument variable regression, limited dependent variables models and time series analysis, Erasmus School of Economics is where you want to be. Together with the Econometric Institute, we offer a high-quality advanced curriculum that combines advanced theory with extensive case-based training. Careers The quantitative skills you acquire in this programme are your ticket to a great starting position on the job market. Records show that later in their careers, many of our graduates become board members at leading industrial firms and banks or highly-positioned civil servants. With the right attitude and rigour, you too can have a prosperous career anywhere you want. Possible employers include: multinationals... [-]

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

Campus Full time September 2018 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,... [-]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialization in Behavioural Economics

Campus Full time September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

The skills-based specialisation addresses the psychology of decision making. In both mainstream and behavioural economics courses you will acquire both a deep understanding of economics and the skills to adapt strategies and policies to deviations from rational behaviour. [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialization in Behavioural Economics The human side of economics: the impact of psychology on decision making Why do people not always act as rational economic decision makers? How can we apply mathematics and psychology to improve our economic models? Contrary to assumptions in traditional economics, people do not automatically choose the optimal course of action, even if given proper incentives. Intrigued? Our Behavioural Economics programme brings you the skills to optimise strategies and policies by including the framing and context that affect people’s choices. The skills-based specialisation addresses the psychology of decision making. In both mainstream and behavioural economics courses you will acquire both a deep understanding of economics and the skills to adapt strategies and policies to deviations from rational behaviour. Erasmus School of Economics, where else? Few universities offer this increasingly popular stream in economics. If Behavioural Economics is your programme of choice, Rotterdam, frontrunner in economics, makes perfect sense. Select the curriculum that suits you best, study among ambitious and inquisitive co-students and benefit from the expertise of the internationally renowned Behavioural Economics Group. Careers Countries like the US, UK, and the Netherlands, and companies worldwide increasingly use the insights from Behavioural Economics to shape their policies. With this specialisation you can either help improve products, marketing policies, negotiation procedures, contracts, and financial portfolios in business, or design and improve public economic policies and strategies. It’s up to you. Careers are possible in many sectors, including: Consultancy Financial sector Governments Research... [-]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialization in Data Science and Marketing Analytics

Campus Full time September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Modern businesses and organizations are increasingly involved in collecting and processing vast amounts of customer and operations data. The resulting (big) data are more and more seen as an important resource for businesses. In the Data Science and Marketing Analytics programme, students focus on the tools and skills that are needed to analyze such (big) data in modern businesses and turn it into meaningful insights. [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialization in Data Science and Marketing Analytics Theory and practice from computer science, marketing, economics, and statistics Modern businesses and organizations are increasingly involved in collecting and processing vast amounts of customer and operations data. The resulting (big) data are more and more seen as an important resource for businesses. In the Data Science and Marketing Analytics programme, students focus on the tools and skills that are needed to analyze such (big) data in modern businesses and turn it into meaningful insights. In particular, Data Science and Marketing Analytics combines theory and practice from computer science, marketing, economics, and statistics, in such a way that the potential of big data can be exploited successfully to create greater value for the consumers and firms. Careers Data science has been dubbed the sexiest career of the 21st century, according to Harvard Business Review. Given the growing awareness of the possibilities of exploiting data science for marketing analytics in business, the data science skills acquired during the Data Science and Marketing Analytics programme are expected to provide graduates with excellent job prospects. According to Trevor Hastie, the John A. Overdeck Professor of Statistics at Stanford University, it is all quite obvious: “Big data is everywhere - it drives web search, web advertising and quantitative finance, to name a few industries. Data Science plays a fundamental role in this new Economy. With its strong history in data modeling, Erasmus School of Economics is well poised to train a... [-]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialization in Economics of Management and Organisation

Campus Full time September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

This specialisation uses the latest research insights and teaches you to determine how recruitment, rewards, job design and decision-making procedures drive human behaviour at work and, by extension, organisational performance. With the skills and tools to perform theoretical and empirical analysis, you are able to recognise core drivers for managerial problems and provide and present relevant input to solve them. And not just those of today, but also 20 years from now. [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialization in Economics of Management and Organisation The latest knowledge Do you want to make a difference in management? Are you research-oriented and eager to learn how to determine the impact of organisational choices on the performance of companies? Learn how to gain crucial insights to support effective management with the Economics of Management and Organisation programme. This specialisation uses the latest research insights and teaches you to determine how recruitment, rewards, job design and decision-making procedures drive human behaviour at work and, by extension, organisational performance. With the skills and tools to perform theoretical and empirical analysis, you are able to recognise core drivers for managerial problems and provide and present relevant input to solve them. And not just those of today, but also 20 years from now. Erasmus School of Economics, here’s why This programme is ideal when you seek to gain insight into what drives human behaviour at work and how decisions affect organisational performance. The Erasmus School of Economics is unique in harbouring a large group of active researchers in the field of Organisational Economics, who are dedicated to combine excellent research with lecturing skills that inspire and enthuse. This makes the ESE the place to be in Europe for studying a programme in this field. Careers Upon completion, this programme has given you the skills required to provide sound advice to other organisations or actively shape and improve the structure and functioning of your organisation from a managerial position.... [-]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialization in Financial Economics

Campus Full time September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Does the world of finance attract you like no other? Do you aim for a career in which you address challenges, such as private equity, corporate governance and asset management? The Financial Economics specialisation covers it all. In one of the three tracks - Corporate Finance, Investments or International Finance - you will acquire deep and systematic knowledge of the driving force behind companies, markets and economies. You learn to analyse and explain complex financial and business problems, including setting up and executing a scientifically sound research project based on a financial problem of your own choice. In the process, you learn how to effectively communicate and be critical, self-directed and original in your approach. [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialization in Financial Economics Challenge yourself and all of your preconceptions while navigating the complex world of finance Does the world of finance attract you like no other? Do you aim for a career in which you address challenges, such as private equity, corporate governance and asset management? The Financial Economics specialisation covers it all. In one of the three tracks - Corporate Finance, Investments or International Finance - you will acquire deep and systematic knowledge of the driving force behind companies, markets and economies. You learn to analyse and explain complex financial and business problems, including setting up and executing a scientifically sound research project based on a financial problem of your own choice. In the process, you learn how to effectively communicate and be critical, self-directed and original in your approach. Erasmus School of Economics: international, well-connected, experience-based This Financial Economics programme attracts students from around the world for a great number of reasons. Which ones triggers you the most? Is it our renowned experience-based teaching methods? Our close connections to the international business world? Or maybe the fascinating guest lectures, company and study trips? Careers Where do you want your knowledge and skills to take you? Be it in the Netherlands or internationally, the formidable reputation of the Financial Economics specialisation here will open doors for you everywhere, for instance at: multinationals banks private equity houses insurance companies asset management institutions government institutions, such as central banks or treasury departments "This... [-]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialization in Health Economics

Campus Full time September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialization in Health Economics [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialization in Health Economics Your path to contribute to effective solutions in health care Are you intrigued by topics like health insurance, costs, benefits and reforms and health disparities? Does contributing to economic solutions in this atypical sector sound like the challenge to you? The Health Economics programme provides you with the concepts and quantitative skills needed to face the health sector challenges of the 21st century. This programme teaches you to apply economic knowledge and econometric analysis to pressing issues in health care. You will address problems caused by rising costs, population aging and rapid advances in medical technology. All this, in a sector with atypical agents (after all, doctors do not maximise profits) where even the value of its main asset, health, is subject of debate. Get educated by the best in Rotterdam Health Economics? Then Rotterdam is where you should be. As global frontrunners in research and training our researchers frequently publish in top journals in the field and are regularly consulted by international bodies from all over the world. It’s these researchers of the Health Economics Group of Erasmus School of Economics and the Health Economics and Health Insurance groups of the Institute for Health Policy and Management who will shape your education. Careers The Master specialisation in Health Economics at Erasmus School of Economics has an outstanding reputation in the health business community. It has everything to prepare you for a bright future as a health economist at i.a.:... [-]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialization in Industrial Dynamics and Strategy

Campus Full time September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Are you fascinated by the dynamics of modern economies where entire new industries are being created and existing ones constantly require renewal or are made obsolete? Do you want to understand the role for such industry dynamics of companies such as Google, Tesla and Uber? Do you want to research and stimulate these dynamic processes and contribute to policy formulation? Do you want to be part of business start-ups or help companies anticipate, thrive, and innovate? The Industrial Dynamics and Strategy programme provides you with a powerful set of skills, tools and models to make smart strategic decisions and become a true change maker. [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialization in Industrial Dynamics and Strategy Learn to effectively make strategic decisions in an ever-changing economy Are you fascinated by the dynamics of modern economies where entire new industries are being created and existing ones constantly require renewal or are made obsolete? Do you want to understand the role for such industry dynamics of companies such as Google, Tesla and Uber? Do you want to research and stimulate these dynamic processes and contribute to policy formulation? Do you want to be part of business start-ups or help companies anticipate, thrive, and innovate? The Industrial Dynamics and Strategy programme provides you with a powerful set of skills, tools and models to make smart strategic decisions and become a true change maker. Through practical application and rigorous study of theories you will develop solid analytical and research skills and address questions like: Why should firms invest in innovation? Why do competing firms co-locate in clusters? Why do airlines use differential pricing? Why do firms locate in conflict countries? What determines market entry of new firms? What is the role of networks in different stages of industry evolution? How does the industry’s knowledge base change during the evolution of an industry? How do customers provide incentives for innovation? In addition, the programme enables you to quantitatively and empirically analyse real-life problems in the field and interpret and present findings in a clear and concise way. Erasmus School of Economics because... This programme is predominantly built on the... [-]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialization in Policy Economics

Campus Full time September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

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 globalisation and technological changes. In order to be able to solve economic problems governments need excellent policy economists. By completing this Master programme you are able to apply state-of-the-art economic theory and research methods to solve the most important policy issues of our time. [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialization in 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 globalisation and technological changes. In order to be able to solve economic problems governments need excellent policy economists. By completing this Master programme you are 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 provide internships for the best students of the programme, for example, at one of the Ministries, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis, competition and other government authorities. During this internship you will most likely write your Master’s thesis. Open minded, inquisitive, thorough? Rotterdam! 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... [-]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialization in Urban, Port & Transport Economics

Campus Full time September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

The Urban, Port and Transport Economics programme focuses on the challenges in better organising and managing transport, logistics and cities, boosting further economic growth. Through interactive lectures, challenging assignments and lively debates you learn to apply the appropriate methods for a wide range of real-life issues. Thanks to lecturers actively involved in international economic research, consultancy and advice, you are sure to address all the latest developments and insights. [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialization in Urban, Port & Transport Economics The dynamics of economic activity and transport intensity unravelled Are you fascinated by transport and its driving role in economic development? Do you enjoy the hustle and bustle of the city, where economic growth manifests itself? The Urban, Port and Transport Economics programme focuses on the challenges in better organising and managing transport, logistics and cities, boosting further economic growth. Through interactive lectures, challenging assignments and lively debates you learn to apply the appropriate methods for a wide range of real-life issues. Thanks to lecturers actively involved in international economic research, consultancy and advice, you are sure to address all the latest developments and insights. Your highway to a successful career in business or government A strong reputation, a city buzzing with activity, a world port, a cohesive student body, a multitude of alumni in top positions in business and government against a backdrop of high-quality courses: you couldn’t find a better place for your Master specialisation in Urban, Port and Transport Economics. Careers With a track-record dating back to 1988, this specialisation has a strong reputation in both the business community and public offices. It is renowned for its high quality, practical relevance and experienced graduates. Managers, consultants, policy makers; our LinkedIn alumni group shows that the specialisation in Urban, Port and Transport Economics will open doors to a successful career anywhere for you, in i.a.: transport trade logistics banking real estate government "This specialisation is... [-]

Master

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialization in International Economics

Campus Full time September 2018 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... [-]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialization in Marketing

Campus Full time September 2018 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 &... [-]

Research Master in Business and Management

Campus Full time September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Combining education with research in a programme for academically talented and highly motivated students, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University offers a Research Master in Business and Management. Research Master in Business and Management (ERIM Research Master) is part of Erasmus Doctoral Programme in Business and Management from ERIM, the Erasmus Research Institute of Management, a joint research institute of RSM and the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE). [+]

Research Master in Business and Management Combining education with research in a programme for academically talented and highly motivated students, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University offers a Research Master in Business and Management. Research Master in Business and Management (ERIM Research Master) is part of Erasmus Doctoral Programme in Business and Management from ERIM, the Erasmus Research Institute of Management, a joint research institute of RSM and the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE). For talented and highly motivated students who aspire to an academic career in management; The ERIM Research Master is a research-oriented programme with individual supervision and a highly personal approach. The programme develops academic competencies and skills within the five domains of management: Business Processes, Logistics & Information Systems; Organisation; Marketing; Finance & Accounting; Strategy & Entrepreneurship. It provides the perfect preparation for a subsequent PhD programme in management or business, an academic position in management research or a career in business or consultancy. Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University is ranked as a top tier player by the Financial Times European Masters in Management list. Why study a Research Master in Business and Management in Rotterdam? Specialisation in the five main areas of management research: Business Processes, Logistics & Information Systems; Organisation; Marketing; Finance & Accounting; Strategy & Entrepreneurship; Highly customised study programme; Personal supervision by world renowned professors; Innovative research topics; Training in research methods and skills; A vital international research community; Financial support; Excellent study and research facilities. Career opportunities This programme provides... [-]

Research Master in Economics

Campus Full time September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Research Master in Economics? Only be satisfied with the highest standards. Join the graduate school and research institute of the economics departments at Erasmus University Rotterdam, University of Amsterdam and VU Amsterdam. At the renowned Tinbergen Institute, named after Jan Tinbergen, Dutch Nobel Prize laureate in Economics (1969), you take the necessary steps toward a PhD while working with the best lecturers and researchers of these three leading Dutch universities. Here, you benefit from lectures by internationally renowned experts in a small-scale setting with fellow students from all over the world. [+]

Research Master in Economics The programme is a two year research master in economics, econometrics and finance. Fully dedicated to preparing students for PhD thesis research. Research Master in Economics? Only be satisfied with the highest standards. Join the graduate school and research institute of the economics departments at Erasmus University Rotterdam, University of Amsterdam and VU Amsterdam. At the renowned Tinbergen Institute, named after Jan Tinbergen, Dutch Nobel Prize laureate in Economics (1969), you take the necessary steps toward a PhD while working with the best lecturers and researchers of these three leading Dutch universities. Here, you benefit from lectures by internationally renowned experts in a small-scale setting with fellow students from all over the world. With a PhD achieved at this top-ranked institute the world is your oyster, beckoning you to claim the top position of your choice. Why study a Research Master in Economics in Rotterdam? Top lecturers An extensive range of field courses Individual mentoring Good funding opportunities Career opportunities The programme offers excellent preparation for further study and research leading to a PhD. The Tinbergen Institute’s 450 PhD alumni have taken up positions at universities all over the world, but can also be found in influential positions in: Government ministries The Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis The Dutch Central Bank The World Bank The European Commission The International Monetary Fund Larger enterprises and consultancy firms Education objectives Once you graduate, you will: Have a solid and comprehensive grasp of the latest approaches in economics,... [-]

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