Economics and Business Economics

University of GroningenWould you like to become an economic expert in topics such as the environment, the global banking crisis, health care or international business? Then this is the programme for you.

The three-year Economics and Business Economics Bachelor’s degree is entirely in English. You will learn how business experts and policy makers attempt to stimulate both corporate and economic activity. The programme will give you the theoretical tools and analytical skills needed to address complex issues.

During the first year – the foundation year – all students take the same course units. In year two, you will either specialize in Business Economics, Economics or International Economics and Business.

* Business Economics focuses on decision-making within an organization from an economic point of view.
* In Economics, you learn to develop models with which to obtain an understanding of economic phenomena.
* In International Economics and Business, you will learn how businesses should deal with stakeholders with diverse social norms and expectations in an international context.

After finishing the Bachelor’s degree, you can continue as a postgraduate student at the University of Groningen.

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