BSc in Economics

Tilburg University
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
3 years
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 7,006
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 24,218

Entry Requirements

Eligible for the program if possess any of the following:

  • An International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma, including Mathematics Standard Level or Mathematics Higher Level. With an IB diploma including English and Mathematics Standard Level or Mathematics Higher Level, there are no extra tests required, or
  • A European Baccalaureate (EB) diploma, including Mathematics (3 hrs). With an EB diploma including English and Mathematics (3 hrs), there are no extra tests required, or
  • Another secondary or high school diploma that equals the Dutch VWO diploma, including English and Mathematics for which you have successfully passed or will pass the exam. For example, the German Abitur, or
  • A + O levels (3 A-levels), including Mathematics A level, or 4 Advanced Placement subjects, including AP Math/Science.

English Language requirements

  • The required minimum score for TOEFL is 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer based) or 80 (internet based); for IELTS 6.0 (no partial scores below 5.5).


Year 1 

  • Microeconomics 1
  • Microeconomics 2: Welfare Economics
  • Macroeconomics 1
  • Macroeconomics 2: International Finance
  • Mathematics 1
  • Mathematics 2
  • Statistics
  • Financial Economics
  • Business Economics 1: Accounting
  • Business Economics 2: Finance

Year 2

  • Microeconomics 4: Information Economics
  • Microeconomics 3: Industrial Economics
  • Macroeconomics 3: Dynamic Models and Policy
  • Macroeconomics 4: Growth and Institutions
  • Econometrics
  • Development Economics
  • International Trade
  • Public Sector Economics
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy of Economics

Year 3

  • Five free electives
  • Three program electives

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