Applied Economic Sciences: Economic Policy

Master of Science in Applied Economic Sciences: Economic Policy

Obtain your degree in the heart of Europe

Want to acquire the expertise to handle a wide range of economic challenges policymakers face? And are you interested in the policies needed to deal with societal changes from technological advances, globalization, climate change or healthcare crises? 

If so, the Master of Economic Policy is what you're looking for. In this one-year programme (60 ECTS credits), you'll gain a better understanding of the consequences of economic policies and learn to evaluate different policy options using state-of-the-art research methods.

​ Top-quality education

  • Our AACSB and EFMD-programme accreditations illustrate high-quality teaching, and offer international opportunities across all continents.
  • The Financial Times included the UAntwerp in the European Business School Ranking 2022.
  • Study in an interactive learning environment, in close contact with your professors. 

5 reasons to study in Antwerp

Job opportunities

Graduates take up key positions in government agencies, both on national and international levels, while others pursue an academic career. Almost 90% of our alumni found a job within 6 months after graduation.

Thanks to the orientation year, international students can stay in Belgium for up to one year to find a job or start a company.

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Double degree

double degree programme is a unique opportunity to study at two top universities and obtain two Master's degrees in two years' time. In the first year, you study Economics at Maastricht University, and in your second year Economic Policy in Antwerp.