Econometrics of Networks, Short Course | Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam | Amsterdam, Netherlands
7 days
1050 EUR/full
1050 EUR/full
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In this Econometrics of Networks programme from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, you will learn about recent econometric methods to analyse network data.


Networks play an increasingly dominant role in many social, business, and economic environments. 

Moreover, network data becomes increasingly relevant and available due to the rise of online social media and digitisation.  The Econometrics of Networks programme from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is offered by 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will:

  • become acquainted with different statistical methodologies for analysing networks while learning how to see these different methodologies complementing each other.
  • learn to model network problem situations mathematically, and adapt the methods learned to new situations at hand.
  • be able to recognise, understand, and analyse societal and business problems in which networks are central.
  • learn how networks affect supply and demand in markets, how this leads to market failures, and how government policies can address these.

Programme Structure

Topics included:

  • Elements of Graph Theory 
  • Graphs and Matrices 
  • Bipartite Graphs 
  • Core-periphery Networks and Nested Split Graphs 
  • Network Statistics: Average path length, clustering and assortativity 
  • Centrality in Networks: Degree, eigenvector, Katz-Bonacich centrality and Google's Page Rank 
  • Network Visualization: Force-directed, circular and layered layout 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 7 days

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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT




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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The course will be accessible to advanced undergraduate and graduate students as well as practitioners from related fields. 
  • Apart from Bachelor's and Master's students, we also welcome PhD staff to apply to the course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1050 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1050 EUR for the full programme during 7 days.
  • EU/EEA

    1050 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1050 EUR for the full programme during 7 days.
  • Students, PhD students and employees of VU Amsterdam, Amsterdam UMC or an Aurora Network Partner: €700
  • Students at Partner Universities of VU Amsterdam: €950
  • Students and PhD candidates at non-partner universities of VU Amsterdam: €1050
  • Professionals: €1250

Living costs for Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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