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Tinbergen Institute Master of Philosophy in Economics

Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam

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The MPhil programme is a 2-year research master in economics, econometrics and finance. Fully dedicated to preparing students for PhD thesis research.

Start at the top and go higher. Get the best of the three top Dutch universities in one programme: a researchmaster in economics, econometrics, and finance. Get the latest in economic theory and empirical economics. It is the graduate school and research institute of the economics departments at EUR, the University of Amsterdam, and the VU University Amsterdam. Fully 70% of the students come from abroad. The quality of its faculty is second to none. Take in lectures by internationally renowned experts. Take advantage of the small scale of the institute, of the buzz in the hallways.

After your PhD, the world is your oyster. Land a top job in the academy, in government, at an international organisation (e.g., the World Bank), or in management.


2018 Full-time Institutioneel € 15450 / jaar
2018 Full-time Internationaal € 15450 / jaar
2018 Full-time Wettelijk voorgeschreven € 2060 / jaar
2019 Full-time Institutioneel € 15450 / jaar
2019 Full-time Internationaal € 15450 / jaar
2019 Full-time Wettelijk voorgeschreven € 2078 / jaar


An assessment may be required for any of the programmes at Erasmus University. This depends on the course you wish to sign up for and on the file that you send us as part of your application. A file should contain your academic background and relevant test-scores, such as GMAT and/or TOEFL/IELTS, a letter of motivation and letters of reference.


* Top lecturers
* An extensive range of field courses
* Individual mentoring
* Good funding opportunities


The first year of the research master offers rigorous training in the core of economics, econometrics and finance. In the second year, students specialize in their choice from the institute's many fields of research through field course work and MPhil thesis research. Students who perform well in the MPhil programme are invited to transfer to the three-year PhD programme.

instruction modes

The MPhil programme's first year: students complete core courses, field courses and a seminar series, where research fellows introduce themselves. These seminars allow students to explore potential supervisors and fields of specialization. In the second year, students have to complete 30 ECTS of specialized coursework and write an MPhil thesis.


The Tinbergen Institute MSc programme is an intensive 2-year course programme, connected to 3-year PhD positions at the departments. The programme aims to give students a thorough knowledge of economic theory, empirical economics and econometric methods or financial theory and emperical findings allowing them to participate in and contribute to scientific discussion at the very highest level.

Niveau WO
Vorm Full-time
Incompany Nee
Open inschrijving Nee
Doorlooptijd 24 maanden
Type MSc (Master of Science)
Kosten (indicatie) Tussen de €450 en €1350
Titulatuur MSc (Master of Science)
Benodigde taalkennis Engels
Gefinancierd Regering
Afronding Diploma
Credits 420