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The award
MSc

How long you will study
12 Months

Domestic course fees
EUR 2083 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
EUR 14600 per year

All study options

About Economic Geography at University of Groningen

Do you want to understand regional differences in economic structure and performance? In Economic Geography, you study the characteristics of economic activities across places and learn how to stimulate economic development.

The economy globalises rapidly, and places become ever more interconnected. Simultaneously, economic activities increasingly cluster in specific places. As a result, socio-economic dynamics are highly unequal across regions. People, firms and governments face very different challenges and opportunities depending on their location.

In the master in Economic Geography you will learn to understand these region-specific socio-economic development paths. We focus on the actions of people and firms and how they govern regional economic development: where do entrepreneurs start their businesses, how do firms grow, where do people live, where do they move to and which jobs do they have? Can we understand their choices? With this information on individual level, you will be able to understand regional developments and formulate policy avenues to govern such processes locally, nationally and internationally.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study12 months
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesEUR 2083 per yearInternational course feesEUR 14600 per year

Entry requirements for this course

Contact University of Groningen to find course entry requirements.

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