After the first year of thorough grounding in economics, econometrics and finance, the second year offers over 40 advanced specialization courses. Students are encouraged to check several options before choosing a research topic and a supervisor. Half of the second year is devoted to thesis research under expert supervision. In most cases, the master thesis supervisor continues as PhD thesis supervisor. A jumpstart of your PhD career!
The study programme includes three tracks: economics, econometrics and finance
The Research Master in Economics offers advanced courses and yields 120 EC. Current information on the study programme and all courses can be found here.
In the first year, all tracks offer rigorous training in the core subjects and tools of economics, econometrics and finance. Tinbergen Institute allows students to explore the research groups of three faculties in economics before they commit to work on a thesis with a specific advisor.
In the second year, students specialize in their choice from among the institute’s many fields of research through field course work and research master thesis research.
TI organizes annual Lectures in economics, econometrics and finance where a world-class scholar teaches an intensive advanced small scale course on a topic that appeals to many of the institute’s students and fellows. Past lectures were taught by: Christopher Sims, Trevor Hastie, James A. Robinson, Guido W. Imbens, Pascaline Dupas, Serena Ng, Fatih Guvenen. Lectures are listed here.
The start date of this programme is September 1st.