Economics and Business Economics

Studying Economics at Utrecht University

  • Studying Economics at Utrecht University

Why are some countries rich and others poor? What are the benefits of the euro as the principal currency in Europe? How can we make health care affordable? Why do people start up their own company? How can subsidies and taxes help reduce pollution? 

Broad-based view

If you choose to study Economics and Business Economics in Utrecht, you choose a broad-based view on economic issues: the real-world perspective. What are the needs and objectives of people and organisations in our complex society? What choices do they make in order to fulfil their needs and achieve their objectives? To find the right answers to these questions we analyse economic issues with the insights of other fields such as Geography, Law and Social Sciences.

International learning environment

Your insights will be enriched by the international learning environment offered by the Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E.). Students come from more than 50 different countries. The programme crosses multiple borders: language borders, geographical borders and the borders of other disciplines.

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Mode of study: 
3 years (180 EC)
Tuition fee: 

2016-2017: Statutory fee € 1.984, EEA Institutional fee € 7.905, Non-EU/EEA Institutional fee € 9.000
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Offered by: 
Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance
BSc (Bachelor of Science)
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