Study Economics in Netherlands

Study Economics in Netherlands

Studying Economics

Economics is the social science that investigates all factors involved in the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services. Its ultimate goal is to optimise all these actions, in order to improve the well-being of economic entities and consumers, which is also the purpose of accountants and financial experts.

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Studying in Netherlands

The Netherlands (also known as Holland) was the first non-English-speaking country to offer degrees in English. Therefore, various programmes are taught in English and are very internationally oriented.

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22 Economics Short Courses in Netherlands

, Short Course Sustainable Local Economic Development: Supporting Firms and Farms

By the end of the Sustainable Local Economic Development: Supporting Firms and Farms programme from Erasmus University Rotterdam participants will have an increased knowledge about local firms and farms and their role in the local economy. Participants will be able to analyse the competitiveness of the local economy, especially looking at entrepreneurship, business development support, incubators, value chains, clusters and innovation systems.

, Short Course Local Economic Development

Market demand and agribusiness clusters are considered to be important vehicles for poverty reduction, attaining food security and creating rural wealth. The focus tends to be on high-end markets & international trade. However, for most smallholder producers, local entrepreneurs and poor consumers, rural economies and the dynamics of rural fresh produce markets & local trade are far more important!

Centre for Development Innovation (CDI)
, Certificate Event Europe3D

Europe3D is a one week experience for participants to learn about the three dimensions of a country with 30 participants from all over the world: Politics, culture and economy.

, Certificate European Competition Law and Economics: Cartels and Other Evils

The European Competition Law and Economics: Cartels and Other Evils course is offered at Utrecht Summer School. This course deals with the effects of European Competition Law on the behavior of businesses in the European Union (EU). An effective common market within the EU requires a fair and undistorted competition. Hence the European Commission (EC) vigorously attacks cartels.

Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance (UU)
, Certificate Economic Principles and Concepts for the Veterinary Sciences

Economic issues play an important role in the often risky decisions that need to be made about disease control. The aim of this introductory course, which is intended for participants with an interest in the field of animal health economics, is to provide you with the basic economic principles and concepts that underlie decision-making about animal health problems.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
, Certificate Law and Economics of Transport by Sea

The Law and Economics of Transport by Sea course is offered at Utrecht Summer School. Do you want to know what the economic impact is of transport by sea or the financial consequences of an oil spill from a damaged oil tanker? What is the liability of the owner and the captain of the Costa Concordia after it was wrecked in 2012? Do you know what it takes to manage the largest port of Europe? And what about the economical and legal aspects of electricity transport from Windfarms in the sea to the shore? After this course you will have gained a lot more knowledge of Law and Economics of transport by sea.

, Certificate Applied Economic Modeling for the Veterinary Sciences (Utrecht University; UMC Utrecht; Wageningen University)

Economic modeling underpins decision-making in the entire field of animal health economics, so a good understanding of the issues and tools involved is vital. The aim of this hands-on course is to enable you to become familiar with using the relevant tools so that you can become more actively involved in economic decision-making, particularly with regard to disease control.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
, Certificate Law and Economics: Corporate Governance After the Financial Crisis and Mergers and Acquisitions

The Law and Economics: Corporate Governance After the Financial Crisis and Mergers and Acquisitions course is offered at Utrecht Summer School. Corporations and Mergers and Acquisitions provide excellent case studies for Law & Economics. This special track deals with these two subjects. This is a very suitable course for students who are keen to appreciate an international, non-mainstream, multidisciplinary and interactive approach to Corporate Governance and M&A.

, Certificate Economic aspects of Free Software

This module is focused on the study of Free Software in relation with the private sector and the economic implications of its use and development models. We analyse the software industry from an economic perspective: how it was affected by the raise of free software and what is its potential for the future. On the other hand, we study how to use Free Software in the private sector, from a software development perspective but also regarding deployment and migration.

Free Technology Academy
, Certificate Crash Course in Experimental Economics

This one-week Crash Course in Experimental Economics offered by the University of Amsterdam is an introduction to experimental economics. At the end of the course you have obtained the skills needed to design and run an experiment as part of your thesis. In 2016, we are offering a new feature at the end of the crash course: an additional one-day module on Statistical Data Analysis.

UvA Summer School Courses
, Short Course Business and Economics

The Semester in Amsterdam programme welcomes students from all years of undergraduate study. Students can spend either one semester or a full year abroad and are directly enrolled at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. We warmly welcome individual applicants, or groups of students from partner institutions or via study abroad providers.

Semester in Amsterdam
, Certificate Highlights of Law and Economics

The Highlights of Law and Economics course is offered at Utrecht Summer School. This course deals with the highlights of Law & Economics and Europe. In the first part of this course the effects of European Competition Law on the economy are discussed. In the second part of this course the effects of Financial Law on the (European) Economy and the Eurocrisis are discussed. In both weeks students are asked to formulate sustainable solutions for current issues in the domain of European Law and Economics.

Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance (UU)
, Certificate European Politics and Economy

This European Politics and Economy course from China Europe International Summer School (CEISS) offers students an introduction to the political landscape of Europe. Central to the course is the European Union (EU), a political partnership between 28 democratic European countries with almost 500 million citizens, which has become a major player in global politics.

, Certificate Business & Economics in Europe

The Business & Economics in Europe programme is designed to give students a greater understanding of the international business practices in Europe and the economic policies of the European Union. With the worldwide negative economic forecasts, what challenges does the future hold for the great European economic experiment?

Center for European Studies
, Certificate Challenges for the Metropolis | Urban Wealth & Culture

The Challenges for the Metropolis | Urban Wealth & Culture course is offered at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam Summer School. Cities and regions are going through a constant process of economic, cultural, social and spatial change. This applies to the most successful global cities but also to those cities that go through a process of economic restructuring.

Rotterdam Summer School
, Certificate Highlights of Law and Economics

This Highlights of Law and Economics course from China Europe International Summer School (CEISS) aims to give advanced bachelor and master students (Law, Economics) an insight into the effects of rules, or the lack of these, on the (European) economy, and vice versa, i.e. into how the economy affects rule-making, and to make students familiar with the career opportunities after a Master in Law & Economics or Economics & Law.

, Certificate Financial Law and Economics: Financial Crisis and Europe

The Financial Law and Economics: Financial Crisis and Europe course is offered at Utrecht Summer School. This course deals with the effects of Financial and Securities Law on the global and European Economy, and vice versa. The Credit Crunch was caused by, amongst others, an inefficient regulation of securitization (of mortgage products) and poor governance of banks. The Eurocrisis showed the effects of the lack of rules and tools on the European economy. By way of lectures, participation in workshops and writing a paper, participants get insights in these issues while formulating solutions for a more sustainable financial system.

Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance (UU)
, Certificate Economics of Health Inequality

Health differs markedly by education, race, occupation and income. In high-income countries, a 30-year old man with only compulsory education can expect to live almost eight years less than a college graduate. The striking magnitude and the persistence of socioeconomic disparities in health is a major public health issue. The Economics of Health Inequality is delivered by Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam Summer School.

Rotterdam Summer School
, Certificate Pharmacoeconomics

Pharmacoeconomics from Utrecht Summer School provides a broad perspective of the field of health economics (specific pharmacoeconomics), including a variety of subjects from views of the different stakeholders to more in-depth methodological approaches, illustrated with examples and exercises.

Faculty of Science (UU)
, Certificate Corporate Governance after the Financial Crisis

The Corporate Governance after the Financial Crisis course is offered at Utrecht Summer School. Do you want to know how corporations are directed and how we can make them perform better? After this course you will know the answers! Research about the Financial Crisis showed that a failing Corporate Governance of financial institutions was an important cause of this crisis.