Economics and Business Economics

Economics and Business Economics (Utrecht University School of Economics)

  • Economics and Business Economics (Utrecht University School of Economics)

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? Will performance-based remuneration induce employees to take more risks?

Choosing Economics and Business Economics

If you choose for the BSc in Economics and Business Economics in Utrecht, you choose for a broad-based view of this field of study. Economics in Utrecht analyses economic issues with the insights of other fields such as Geography, Law and Social Sciences. By using this approach to study societal issues such as the emergence of social media or the development of unemployment in the Netherlands, you will learn to see these issues from different perspectives and will learn to think in terms of solutions and consequences.

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: 

2015-2016: Statutory fee € 1.906, Institutional fee € 6.580
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Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance
BSc (Bachelor of Science)
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