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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.

27 Economics Short Courses in Netherlands

Certificate European Financial Markets and Institutions

In order to understand European financial markets, institutions and their economic decisions, this summer course focuses on the policy measures taken in this respect and their effect on financial markets and the broader economy. The European Financial Markets and Institutions course is offered at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.

Amsterdam UAS Summer School
Certificate Health Economics

Economic thinking is becoming increasingly important in health care. The Health Economics course, Erasmus University Rotterdam begins with a two day introduction of main concepts of health economics.

Erasmus University Rotterdam - Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES)
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.

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.

Erasmus University Rotterdam - Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies
Certificate Pharmacoeconomics

Pharmacoeconomics course 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 Financial Law and Economics: the (Next) Financial Crisis and Europe

This "Financial Law and Economics: the (Next) Financial Crisis and Europe" course at Utrecht Summer School not only deals with the effects of Financial Crisis, the Eurocrisis and Brexit on the global economy and Europe and on European Financial and Securities Law but also discusses the risks of a next financial crisis sparked by the Brexit and the weak financial position of several Italian banks and Deutsche bank.

Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance (UU)
Certificate Introduction to Finance and Banking

Financial news is dominating the Headlines. Introduction to Finance and Banking system from Utrecht Summer School had and still have a great impact on the economic situation in the world. This course is a general introduction to Finance and Banking to help you understand better.

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

This European Politics and Economy course at 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 Highlights of Law and Economics

The Highlights of Law and Economics course is offered at Utrecht Summer School. 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)
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. 

Semester in Amsterdam
Short Course The Heart of Capitalism: Amsterdam and the Capitalist World, 1600-present

Capitalism does have a heart, at least in an economic and geographical sense. From 1600 onwards, for a long time that heart was Amsterdam. Today, Amsterdam still is a major player in the capitalist world. This course explores your host city’s role in the rise of capitalism and the relationship – then and now – between its economic fortunes and its spatial, social and cultural development. The The Heart of Capitalism: Amsterdam and the Capitalist World, 1600-present course is delivered by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

VU Amsterdam Summer School
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 Understanding the Netherlands

The aim of this summer school is to develop an understanding of how the Netherlands, as a medium-sized country, has been able to maintain high welfare levels in a region which is dominated by (regional) international powers such as Germany, France and the UK. University of Groningen offers the "Understanding the Netherlands" programme.

University of Groningen Summer Schools
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 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.

Short Course The Economics of Vibrant Cities

Half the world's population now lives in cities, and in a few decades from now the world urban population will be larger than the entire global population today. This wave of urbanization affects an unprecedented number of people. It brings great opportunities, but also raises important societal and policy challenges. The Economics of Vibrant Cities course is offered by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

VU Amsterdam Summer School
Certificate Applied Economic Modeling for the Veterinary Sciences

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
Short Course Society, Environment, Transportation and Space (SETS)

The aim of the "Society, Environment, Transportation and Space (SETS)" summer course from University of Groningen is to develop an understanding of the ways The Netherlands, considered by many as "The Gateway to Europe", deals with economic, environmental and settlement challenges.

University of Groningen Summer Schools
Certificate Law and Economics of Transport By the Sea

Do you want to know what the economic impact is of transport by the sea or the financial consequences of an oil spill from a damaged oil tanker? Which boost did the introduction of the sea container give to transport by the sea? Are you interested in what possibilities coastal states have to claim damages in case of an oil spill? After this Law and Economics of Transport By the Sea course from Utrecht Summer School you will know the answers to these questions and you will have gained a lot more knowledge of Law and Economics of transport by the sea.

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 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.

Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance (UU)
Short Course New Venture Creation/Entrepreneurship

The creation of new ventures is one of the most important economic issues of our time, throughout the world. This means not only start-ups, but also the development of new activities by existing firms and spin-offs by universities, company expansions and takeovers. The New Venture Creation course is offered by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

VU Amsterdam Summer School
Certificate Event Europe3D

Europe3D events offer the participants the chance to experience European countries in 3 different dimensions: politics, economy and culture.

Short Course Culture, Diversity and Economic Development

This Culture, Diversity and Economic Development course offered by the University of Groningen aims to bring together researchers and graduate students working on topics related to culture, diversity and economic development broadly defined.

University of Groningen Summer Schools