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Study economics in Groningen and learn to use groundbreaking theoretical knowledge and evidence-based policy to help solve tomorrow's national and international economic problems.

Economics plays a crucial role in analyzing and addressing societal problems by understanding how individuals, businesses, and governments make choices in the face of limited resources, like time or money. While united in the methodological approach, the questions economics seeks to answer are diverse:

  • What is the best way to reduce CO2 emissions?
  • How do households decide how much to save for retirement?
  • Why do some markets need regulation and others not?
  • How should you design monetary policy to keep inflation low?
  • Why are some countries rich and some poor?
  • How to make healthcare more accessible and affordable?
  • How do social norms affect behaviour and policies?
  • Why do women earn less than men?

As an economist, you have an analytical mindset and you use data to study and assess economic policies: In short, you keep a cool head when it comes to making decisions for burning social problems.

To equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to impact societies, our MSc Economics combines rigorous thinking, empirical evidence, and practical applications in three core courses (microeconomics, macroeconomics, empirical methods) and a selection of over 25 elective courses from our programme and other master’s programmes. You will study state-of-the-art research articles and learn about the important modern tools economists use. Based on the empirical evidence that you analyze, you will be able to come up with policy recommendations and apply economic thinking to societal problems and policy dilemmas. Upon finishing your degree, you can write clear policy reports with well-informed analyses and solutions, deeply rooted in the relevant economics literature and backed by data.

Facts & Figures
Degree
MSc in Economics
Course type
Master
Duration
12 months (60 ECTS)
Croho code
66401
Language of instruction
English
Start
February, September
Faculty
Economics and Business

Specialise in one of the three profiles

You can design your own study program in the General Economics Profile or specialise further in one of two topical profiles:

  • General Economics Profile - in this profile you have maximum flexibility to shape your study program. You can concentrate on finance and banking, energy, trade, growth, health, development finance & economics, or data analysis. Or you can mix and match courses according to your own interests.
  • Monetary Policy - you will delve into this crucial topic in the current economic debate. You will engage with topics such as risk-taking at banks, inflation, and financial crises, and you will learn about different economic schools of thought in the realms of monetary policy.
  • Competition and Regulation - you will take up the lively and challenging debate of recent decades by exploring the literature and practice of competition and regulation through topics like market power, mergers, vertical restraints, abuse of dominant position, monopolization, and Big Tech platforms.
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Why study this programme in Groningen?
  • You will learn from state-of-the-art research articles and use various tools and methodologies to study and propose solutions to a wide range of societal problems.
  • Our popular Economic Policy Workshop gives you a unique opportunity to dive into topics such as entrepreneurship, gender, employment and labor markets, fiscal policy, ethics, responsibility, and sustainability. It focuses on formulating policy advice based on the latest insights from economic research.
  • Get equipped to join the current debate in our Monetary Policy profile, which is built on our long and rich experience in the field. We are one of two universities offering this specialization and we have strong linkages with policymakers and practitioners, with input from renowned alumni like Klaas Knot, president of the Dutch Central Bank, or courses being taught by Lex Hoogduin, the former vice-president of the Dutch Central Bank.
  • Learn to handle big data empirically, to make analyses, to discover patterns, and to assess the state of the economy through data.
  • The programme is being taught by professors and specialists who have an international reputation in their field and/or a key role in public debates.
  • Our programme is small-scale, with activities to shape the community of master students, offered by study associations and the program, and a focus on personal supervision to guide students in their independent research.
  • The programme has been internationally accredited by the AACSB and EQUIS, ensuring a high-quality education, which only 1% of universities reach worldwide.
Programme

You start the programme by taking courses that provide you with a solid understanding of economic theory, empirical analysis, and policy recommendations. You will delve into topics such as competition policy, energy markets, household behavior, economic growth - also from a historical perspective, inflation, unemployment, fiscal and monetary policy, and the dynamics of international trade. You are being trained to use quantitative methods for analyzing economic data and testing economic theories. Last but not least, you examine the role of economic policy in addressing societal challenges such as family policies, social security and savings for retirement, climate change and the social costs of carbon, social norms, and monetary policy rules. You can choose to follow the fully flexible General Economics Profile or specialize in one of the two topical profiles:
* General Economics Profile - in this profile, you have maximum flexibility to shape your study program. You can concentrate on specific topics or mix-and-match courses according to your own interests.

* Competition and Regulation Profile - we look at economic theory and real-life questions such as, to what extent does the design of energy markets need to be changed because of the transition to renewable energy sources like wind and solar? How to give incentives to energy producers and consumers to reduce carbon emissions? And how to regulate or break up Big Tech firms hindering competition?

* Monetary Policy Profile - you will delve into this crucial topic in the current economic debate. You will engage with subjects like risk-taking at banks, inflation, and financial crises. And, among other things, analyze the role of money and banks from three theoretical perspectives.


You will finish the programme by writing your MSc thesis on a subject within the profile you have chosen.

Semesters
CoursesCourse Catalog >1a1b2a2b
Current Topics in Microeconomics (5 EC)
Empirical Methods of Economics (5 EC)
Macroeconomics for MSc Economics (5 EC)
Electives A (5 EC)

Options are: Economic Policy Workshop; World Economy in Historical Perspective; Please note that the topical profiles pre-define the elective courses that you choose. See Ocasys for details.

Electives B (10 EC)

A few examples are: Econometric Methods; Sustainable Finance; Energy Transition & Innovation; Economic Development; Theory of Monetary Policy; Monetary Policy, Strategy and Operations; Regulating Energy Markets. Please note that the topical profiles pre-define the elective courses that you choose. See Ocasys for details.

Electives C (10 EC)

A few examples are: Dependence & Extremes in Risk Management; Trade, Environment and Growth; Asset and Liability Management; Behavioural Finance. Please note that the topical profiles pre-define the elective courses that you choose. See for details.

Master Thesis (20 EC)
Programme options
Double Degree Master Economic Analysis (Santiago) (specialization)

Study economics and economic analysis in Groningen and Santiago and learn to use groundbreaking theoretical knowledge and apply it to help solve the challenges of emerging economies.

Through this double degree master's with Universidad de Chile in Santiago, you will obtain a thorough understanding of the economies, economic policies, strategies, thoughts, and practices of Europe and Latin America. This programme is designed for students who wish to add a comparative perspective to their understanding of key economic issues. What’s more, you will have the chance to study in two distinct cultural contexts and obtain two degrees in only 18 months. The first year in Groningen, integrates critical thinking, empirical data, and practical applications to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to make an effect on societies. You will be able to apply economic reasoning to societal issues and policy problems and formulate policy suggestions based on the analysis of empirical facts. After completing your double degree master's programme, you will be able to create concise policy reports with thoughtful analysis and solutions that are supported by data and firmly based on the pertinent economics literature.

More information about this option

Double Degree Master International Business and Finance (Shanghai) (specialization)

Are you interested in an international career in or involving China?

Study in Shanghai after your FEB Master's programme in Groningen and gain first-hand knowledge and experience of China and the economy, finance and culture.

More information about this option

Finance and Development Focus Area (specialization)

Focus on the blended realms of Finance and Development. Explore the dynamic relationship between empowering individuals as micro-entrepreneurs and fostering sustainable growth and engage in the ongoing discussion about the role of financial development in enhancing growth and reducing poverty. Your skills and knowledge will prepare you to contribute to the debates on these topics and to work at national and/or multilateral development banks.

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Energy Transition and Climate Change Focus Area (specialization)

Focus on the serious changes within the energy sector by dealing with issues such as how firms adapt to renewable energy, how the higher taxes are managed during this transition and how to deal with the weather dependent production of energy systems. Gain the knowledge and skills to shape a sustainable future in this evolving energy sector.

More information about this option

Master Internship (specialization)

Opportunity to gain work experience by doing an internship in the second semester of your study.

You will be rewarded 15 ECTS on top of your programme. Your thesis will be postponed to the third semester.

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Study abroad

  • Study abroad is optional
Entry requirements

Transfer options

Transferring from...

Study programmeOrganizationTransition
All Universities of applied sciences

Via a pre-master with a maximum of 60 EC

More information:

As of September 2024, there will be a new 60 EC Pre-Master Economics programme for students with an HBO (University of Applied Sciences) Dutch diploma. More information: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade

Study programmeOrganizationTransition
International BusinessUniversity of Groningen

Via a pre-master

More information:

You need to first complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. ​For information, please contact the study advisors: https://www.rug.nl/feb/studyadvisors

Econometrics and Operations ResearchUniversity of GroningenNo additional requirements
Economics and Business EconomicsUniversity of GroningenNo additional requirements
SociologyUniversity of Groningen

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

Industrial Engineering and ManagementUniversity of Groningen

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

Business AdministrationUniversity of Groningen

Via a pre-master

More information:

You need to first complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. ​For information, please contact the study advisors: https://www.rug.nl/feb/studyadvisors

PsychologyUniversity of Groningen

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

Study programmeOrganizationTransition
Econometrics and Operations ResearchTilburg UniversityNo additional requirements
Fiscale EconomieTilburg University

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

EconomicsTilburg UniversityNo additional requirements
International Business AdministrationTilburg University

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

Entrepreneurship and Business InnovationTilburg University

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

Study programmeOrganizationTransition
Business AdministrationUniversity of Amsterdam

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

Business AnalyticsUniversity of Amsterdam

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

Econometrics and Data ScienceUniversity of AmsterdamNo additional requirements
Fiscale EconomieUniversity of Amsterdam

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

Actuarial ScienceUniversity of Amsterdam

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

Economics and Business EconomicsUniversity of AmsterdamNo additional requirements
Study programmeOrganizationTransition
Global StudiesMaastricht University

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

Econometrics and Operations ResearchMaastricht UniversityNo additional requirements
Business AnalyticsMaastricht University

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

Economics and Business EconomicsMaastricht UniversityNo additional requirements
Business EngineeringMaastricht University

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

Fiscale EconomieMaastricht University

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

International BusinessMaastricht University

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

Study programmeOrganizationTransition
Business AnalyticsVU University Amsterdam

Additional requirements

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

Economics and Business EconomicsVU University AmsterdamNo additional requirements
Econometrics and Operations ResearchVU University AmsterdamNo additional requirements
Econometrics and Operations ResearchVU University Amsterdam

Via a pre-master

More information:

Econ. & Data Science: you might need a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

International Business AdministrationVU University Amsterdam

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

Business AdministrationVU University Amsterdam

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

Study programmeOrganizationTransition
Economics and Business EconomicsRadboud University NijmegenNo additional requirements
Business AdministrationRadboud University Nijmegen

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

Study programmeOrganizationTransition
Economics and GovernanceWageningen University

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

Management and Consumer StudiesWageningen University

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

Study programmeOrganizationTransition
Business AdministrationNyenrode New Business School

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

AccountancyNyenrode New Business School

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

Study programmeOrganizationTransition
Econometrics and Operations ResearchErasmus University RotterdamNo additional requirements
Business AdministrationErasmus University Rotterdam

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

International Business AdministrationErasmus University Rotterdam

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

Economics and Business EconomicsErasmus University RotterdamNo additional requirements
Fiscale EconomieErasmus University Rotterdam

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

Study programmeOrganizationTransition
Economics and Business EconomicsUtrecht UniversityNo additional requirements
Study programmeOrganizationTransition
Public Administration ScienceLeiden University

Via a pre-master

More information:

Profile Economics, Public Administration and management: you might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade.

Computer ScienceLeiden University

Via a pre-master

More information:

Profile Informatica & Economie: you might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade.

Study programmeOrganizationTransition
International Business AdministrationUniversity of Twente

Via a pre-master

More information:

You might be asked to complete a tailor-made Pre-Master's programme. Read more: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
previous education

To be eligible for admission to this Master, you need to hold an academic Bachelor's or Master's degree from a research university in one of the following - or closely related - fields: Economics and Business Economics, Econometrics and Operations Research.

To assess whether your educational/academic background meets the specific programme requirements, we will consider the level and curriculum of your previous studies. For more information, please visit: https://www.rug.nl/feb/apply-msc.

Not meeting the pre-education requirements for direct entry? We offer a tailor-made Pre-Master programme for eligible students with an academic degree and a 60EC Pre-Master for students with an HBO (University of Applied Sciences) degree. Please read more about: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade

other admission requirements

The information about entry requirements is an indication of your admissibility. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admissions board so the admission decision may differ from the indication in this table.

Registration procedure

Students with a Dutch diploma can apply directly to Studielink. More information on the steps to apply .

Application deadlines

Type of studentDeadlineStart course
Dutch students01 May 202401 September 2024
15 October 202401 February 2025
01 May 202501 September 2025
15 October 202501 February 2026
EU/EEA students01 May 202401 September 2024
15 October 202401 February 2025
01 May 202501 September 2025
15 October 202501 February 2026
non-EU/EEA students01 May 202401 September 2024
15 October 202401 February 2025
01 May 202501 September 2025
15 October 202501 February 2026

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
previous education

To be eligible for admission to this Master, you need to hold an academic Bachelor's or Master's degree from a research university in one of the following - or closely related - fields: Economics and Business Economics, Econometrics and Operations Research.

To assess whether your educational/academic background meets the specific programme requirements, we will consider the level and curriculum of your previous studies. For more information, please visit: https://www.rug.nl/feb/apply-msc. If you have any questions concerning admission to this programme, please contact our Admissions Office: https://www.rug.nl/admissions.

Not meeting the pre-education requirements for direct entry? We offer a tailor-made Pre-Master programme for eligible students with an academic degree. Please read more about: https://www.rug.nl/feb/education/study-programmes/pre-msc/tailormade

certified competences

A GMAT/GRE test is required from all candidates who obtained their bachelor's degree from a university in a non-EU/EEA country. For specific scores and exemptions, please see https://www.rug.nl/feb/gmat-gre.

language test

IELTS Academic overall score 6.5 (Speaking 6, Writing 6.5); TOEFL internet-based overall score 90 (Speaking 20, Writing 24); Cambridge C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency (overall score 176, Speaking 169, Writing 176).

Registration procedure

Students have to apply via Studielink and the Progress Portal (replacing the previous system, Online Application System OAS) of the University of Groningen. After you apply for the programme of your choice, the Admissions Office will evaluate your educational background and assess your eligibility. Your application will be assessed on an individual basis. More information on how to apply.

Application deadlines

Type of studentDeadlineStart course
Dutch students01 May 202401 September 2024
15 October 202401 February 2025
01 May 202501 September 2025
15 October 202501 February 2026
EU/EEA students01 May 202401 September 2024
15 October 202401 February 2025
01 May 202501 September 2025
15 October 202501 February 2026
non-EU/EEA students01 May 202401 September 2024
15 October 202401 February 2025
01 May 202501 September 2025
15 October 202501 February 2026
Tuition fees
NationalityYearFeeProgramme form
EU/EEA2023-2024€ 2314full-time
non-EU/EEA2023-2024€ 17800full-time
EU/EEA2024-2025€ 2530full-time
non-EU/EEA2024-2025€ 20800full-time

Practical information for:

After your studies

Job prospects

As a graduate, you will be able to apply advanced economic theory and data analysis to understand economic issues related to society at large. The programme trains you for positions in which you can contribute as an economist to decision-making in (inter)national government bodies, public organizations, and the private sector. Think, for example, of private corporations, financial institutions, multinationals, and consultancy firms. You can also work as a researcher in business or with a governmental agency, or use your expertise for journalistic or educational goals.

Check these sources for more information about economics in general:

Job examples

  • Scientific or policy-oriented researcher (DNB, CPB, OECD, IMF)
  • Applied researcher (NEI, TNO and research bureaus)
  • Financial analyst (bank, insurance company)
  • Policy-maker: mainly in large organizations
  • Manager: especially in businesses
  • Lecturer
  • Journalist
Research

Linking education to research and career preparation

Our teachers work on a broad range of topics, show-casting the diversity of topics to which the economic toolkit can be applied:

  • Microeconomics and Market Dynamics: Auctions; Competition in markets, market power, and regulation; Household finance, savings, credit, and consumption; Behavioral economics
  • Macroeconomics and Finance: Monetary policy and theory; Financial stability and banking regulation; Credit market failures
  • Public policy : Environmental policy; Climate policy; Energy economics, energy transition, regulation of energy markets; Inequality; Government debt and fiscal policy
  • Economic Growth and Development: Economic growth, also from a historical and global perspective; Development economics and inclusive finance; Evaluations of policies to reduce poverty and inequality
  • Labor, Gender, and Education: Labor markets, labor market dynamics; Gender disparities in the workforce, family economics, and how family policies such as parental leave and child care affect labor market choices; Education choices and outcomes and their effect on labor market outcomes
  • Institutional Economics: Institutions, democracy, and elections; Structural reforms
  • Health: Health care provision; Evaluations of the social effects of health policies; Public health; Mental health



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My Master´s programme itself and the good reputation of the University of Groningen made me decide to study Economics here. At times some econometrics can be quite challenging in this programme. The only thing you can do is to invest a lot of time until you understand it. However, the university offers a lot of support. For example, the FEB Career Services can always help you plan your next step. I would like to work for the government and influence policy decisions in the future. I think a lot can be done better and this helps me to work harder for my goals, knowing I may have a real impact later. (Bastiaan Bonnema, Dutch | MSc Economics)

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Study associations

EBF

The Economics and Business Faculty association (EBF) is the faculty association for all students studying at the faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Groningen.
The EBF is your partner during your time in Groningen by organising events that support you with your studies and help you prepare for your future career.
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Study support

Studying means working independently and planning your studies yourself. But successful studying depends on many different factors, so it is understandable that you may need to consult an impartial expert to discuss your study progress and personal circumstances that influence your studies. The faculty's study advisors are available to help you. Obviously, everything discussed with the study advisor remains confidential.