Radboud University

Economics and Business Economics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    7273 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
    2060 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
The Economics and Business Economics programme offered at the Radboud University studies the use of resources in companies as well as the way in which (global) financial markets operate. In Radboud University, we offer a distinctive way of looking at economics: bits and pieces of psychology, sociology, business administration and law are included in the studies of economics.

About

After all, the way in which resources are used or the way in which markets operate is the effect of human decision-making. We call this approach 'Economics+'.

After having studied the first year of the Bachelor's programme Economics and Business Economics, you can choose to study one of the four tracks during the second and third year of the Bachelor's programme:

  • Business Economics
  • Financial Economics
  • International Economics and Business
  • International Economics and Policy

Are you interested in financial management, exchange rates and the world economy? If so, then Economics and Business Economics might be the right programme for you. You will learn to analyse the financial choices and decisions that have to be made constantly by businesses, from family businesses to multinationals. You will examine the risks and national and international rules that organisations have to work within as well as how to best deal with uncertainties like fluctuating interest rates and competition. This programme suits people who like to analyse numbers and have a broad interest in the financial system and how this influences organisations.

The Economics and Business Economics programme is offered at the Radboud University.

Accreditation

The Bachelor’s programme in Economics is accredited by the Dutch Flemish Accreditation Organization (NVAO) 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

After having studied the first year of the Bachelor's programme Economics and Business Economics, you can choose to study one of the four tracks during the second and third year of the Bachelor's programme:

  • Business Economics
  • Financial Economics
  • International Economics and Business
  • International Economics and Policy

Economics and Business Economics in Nijmegen is characterized by paying attention to other study fields besides economics as well. We call this Economics+. It means that in Nijmegen you do not only delve into numbers and money, but also into social issues such as income inequality, causes of a crisis, the euro and other currencies, international developments and global capital markets, because in economics, culture, psychology, sociology, and ethics also play a role.


English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    180

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

1. A Bachelor's degree requirement: If you have completed or will complete a study programme abroad, then your previous education will be assessed on an individual basis to determine whether it is of sufficient level. If the level is sufficient, then you could be directly admissible or additional conditions may apply (such as taking an English or Mathematics test). 

2. For Mathematics tests: we accept the Mathematics A or B tests from the CCVX and Boswell-Bèta.

3. English proficiency. You should have sufficient proficiency in English. 

 Please visit the website for more detailed information on admission requirements and application procedure!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7273 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7273 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2060 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2060 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.

Living costs for Nijmegen

880 - 1,400 EUR/month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • Orange Tulip Scholarship
  • Radboud Scholarship Programme
  • Fulbright-Radboud Scholarships
  • Sino-Dutch Bilateral Exchange Scholarship
  • DIKTI-Neso Scholarships
  • Dutch Student Finance
  • Holland Scholarship Programme
  • Indonesian Education Scholarship (LPDP)

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