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International Bachelor Economics and Business Economics

Degree type
BSc
Language of education
English (100%)
Duration
36 months
Tuition fee EU/EEA
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Tuition fee Non EU/EEA
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Education type
Fulltime
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Application deadline
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Accreditations
NVAO
Type of institution
Research University
City
Rotterdam

Program description

Build a strong foundation: get a global view of the key issues and a sound take on international economics. Solve real problems with the right tools and go on to a top-flight career or higher studies.

What effects is the financial crisis having on the world economy? What about the impact of China's rapid economic growth? Explore the answers to these and other key questions in this top-flight programme.

The School of Economics at Erasmus is top class with a strong international dimension. Rotterdam is a dynamic business hub and world port, and the student body is diverse and cosmopolitan. Take advantage of the full palette of teaching methods available, and learn and apply the whole gamut of analytical and practical skills you need for a successful academic or business career. Participate in exchange programmes, and go on to higher studies or to work as a stock-exchange analyst, entrepreneur, financial adviser, marketing manager, or policy analyst.

Economics and Business Economics Study Subjects

Economics and Business Economics Subjects Year 1

  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Mathematics 1
  • Micro Economics
  • ICT
  • Macroeconomics
  • Mathematics 2
  • Marketing
  • Applied Statistics 1
  • Organizations and Strategy
  • Financial Information Systems

Economics and Business Economics Subjects Year 2

  • International Economics
  • Economics of Ageing
  • Finance 1
  • Applied Statistics 2
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • History of Economic Thought
  • Methods and techniques
  • Accounting
  • Research Project

Economics and Business Economics Subjects Year 3

The third Bachelor year offers a great deal of choice. Not only will International Bachelor Economics and Business Economics (IBEB) students choose their specialization, but they may also choose to study abroad for several months. Moreover, IBEB students may also decide to add another dimension to their study by taking several optional subjects from other disciplines. A central feature of the third Bachelor year is the Major Seminar, which employs problem-driven teaching. While working in small groups of 20-25 students, students acquire in-depth knowledge of a specific field and apply it practically in the form of business assignments. In addition, they also take a Minor course. The Bachelor’s degree will culminate in a written thesis.
 

Economics and Business Economics Program Objectives

The International Bachelor Economics and Business Economics program aims to prepare student on their way to becoming truly internationally minded with great abilities to analyse and solve problems in the field of economics and business.

Economics and Business Economics Career Prospects

In business life as well as in the governmental institutions, there is a great demand for internationally oriented people with a degree in economics who are able to apply their knowledge in real life situations.

Economists from Rotterdam are an exact fit to this profile. Through the unique combination of core science in economics and the practical approach of the theory the programmes at the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) are nationally and internationally highly valued. Erasmus School of Economics has a good reputation and is known for its capability to apply theoretical knowledge into practice. This results for example in media performances of our professors on issues like the current financial crisis.

Economics and Business Economics Student Reviews

Read what International Bachelor Economics and Business Economics students have to say about the program. Adriana Angelova had a great time at Erasmus School of Economics and "made many friends from all over the world. I learned a lot about different cultures and I really appreciate the new horizons that opened up to me.

Read what students have to say about the International Bachelor Economics and Business Economics program.
 

Economics and Business Economics Related Programs

Besides International Bachelor Economics and Business Economics, Erasmus School of Economics offers a range of other Economics programs such as International Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research.

See which programs are related to the International Bachelor Economics and Business Economics program

Economics and Business Economics Scholarships

Students who would like to register for the International Bachelor Economics and Business Economics program will need to have sufficient funds for tuition and living expenses. Getting a scholarship could be the first step towards obtaining a top BSc Economics degree at the Erasmus School of Economics.

See which scholarships you can apply for if you want to do the International Bachelor Economics and Business Economics program.

About Erasmus University Rotterdam

Erasmus University Rotterdam is an international knowledge workshop for critical thinking and academic training, driven by a strong focus on current social issues. The university concentrates its expertise on issues of management, organisation and policy in the public and private sectors on the one hand, as well as on the field of sickness and health care. Erasmus University Rotterdam has bundled its education and research in three domains in which the university has a national and international reputation to maintain:

Economics and Management
Medicine and Health Sciences
Law, Culture and Society

The university counts as its core tasks: to generate knowledge from research, to share knowledge in education and to transfer knowledge to the community. Its driving forces are academic curiosity, critical reflection and social engagement.

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Admission requirements

Language requirements

IELTS overall band: 6, TOEFL computer based: 213, TOEFL internet based: 80

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