Master's Degrees in Economics in Belgium

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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 Belgium

The Kingdom of Belgium (Dutch: Koninkrijk België; French: Royaume de Belgique; German: Königreich Belgien) is a country in northwest Europe bordered by the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg and France and is one of the founding and core members of the European Union.

25 Economics Master's degrees in Belgium

M.Sc. Advanced Master of Maritime and Air Transport Management

The main objective of the programme is to help executive staff members from transport-related companies and organisations to become top-notch executives and researchers in the field. It is specifically designed with an international audience in mind and aimed at individuals with a background in economics or management focusing on transport-related matters. 

Faculty of Applied Economics
M.Sc. Applied Economic Sciences: Business Economics

Do you want to improve your understanding and expertise in business economics? This international Master’s programme offers a methodologically rigorous and effective approach to business economics issues, while it also encourages ethical reflection on the position of the manager in society, changes in the corporate world and the imperative of sustainability in today’s globalised economy. 

Faculty of Applied Economics
M.Sc. Applied Economic Sciences: Economic Policy

Study economic policy in an international context, with young academics from different countries and cultures. The University of Antwerp runs a Master's programme in Applied Economic Sciences: Economic Policy. The programme is taught in English and is open to international students. The programme takes one academic year.

Faculty of Applied Economics
Master Economics

The Master’s degree in Economics at University of Liège, available in two specializations, Economics and Finance and Economics and Society, offers you tools that are essential in order to analyze and understand the issues of local and global economics.  

HEC-Ecole de Gestion de l'ULg
M.Sc. Rural Development (IMRD) / Agricultural Economics

Rural Development (IMRD) / Agricultural Economics, part of the Erasmus Mundus scholarship programme, is a joint degree from Ghent University which offers you the opportunity to study rural development in its diversity of international approaches and applications.

Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
Advanced Master International and Development Economics

The objective of the International and Development Economics (Advanced Master) programme, offered by the University of Namur, is to train present and future actors of development to be able to devise realistic and original reforms and programmes based on a sound economic analysis and well-adjusted to the social and political context of each country.

Faculty of Economics, Social Sciences and Business Administration
M.Sc. Nutrition and Rural Development: Rural Economics and Management

Rural Economics and Management : Gives the students specific expertise for detecting and measuring the causes of failing rural development, and for the planning and implementation of sustainable, integrated rural development strategies and interventions. To achieve this, several themes with relation to agricultural, economic, social, ecological, financial, institutional and political aspects of the production systems in rural areas in developing countriesIn the first academic year of the MSc. Program the students of the 3 main subjects have several courses in common, aiming in giving them all an in-depth knowledge and know-how related to nutrition and rural development related topics, creating a common academic level between all program students of diverse backgrounds.

M.Sc. Banking and Finance

In this program Ghent University offers advanced courses in Banking and Finance, strongly embedded in economic theory and backed by econometrics and quantitative methods.

Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
M.A. European Economic Studies

The European Economic Studies programme from College of Europe is aimed at students with an academic background in economics. The workload and analytical demands on the students are high.

European Economic Studies
M.Sc. Economics

How can we explain the strategies of companies such as AirBnB or Uber? Should employers pay their employees on the basis of results? How can we reduce poverty and inequality in emerging countries? Could the Euro crisis have been avoided? These are just some of the practical economic and social issues that you will be aiming to address.

Faculty of Economics, Social Sciences and Business Administration
M.Sc. Business Economics

The Business Economics programme at KU Leuven emphasizes the acquisition of fundamental knowledge and skills in one area of specialization related to the corporate world such as international business, strategy and innovation, entrepreneurship, financial economics and marketing. 

M.A. International Political Economy

The M. A. in International Political Economy offered by the University of Kent – Brussels School of International Studies is an interdisciplinary degree that teaches students notions of economics, politics and law. Students get an overview of the international economic regulations and corporate governances, while also analysing the inner workings of state, markets and societies.

M.Sc. Economics

The master focuses on the general, specific, personal and openness skills. The offer of specialisations is based on the areas of expertise of the Economics School of Louvain (ESL): growth and globalisation, development, finance, economy and society, economic policy, Firm strategy & Innovation, European Business, Research oriented.

M.Sc. Maritime and Air Transport Management

The Master of Maritime and Air Transport Management prepares its graduates for the challenges faced by the transport sector today. It is specifically designed with an international audience in mind and aimed at individuals with a background in economics or management focusing on transport-related matters.

Centre for Maritime & Air Transport Management (C-MAT)
M.Sc. Agricultural, Food and Environmental Policy Analysis (AFEPA)

The European Master's Programme in Agricultural, Food and Environmental Policy Analysis aims at providing a high quality education in designing and assessing public policies targeted to the agricultural and food sector as well as the rural environment. The AFEPA progamme is jointly organised by four partner European universities and three associated partners ouside Europe.

Department of Applied Biology and Agricultural Productions
Pre-Master Bridge Programme Master of Business Administration (Brussels)

The Bridge programme at KU Leuven for the Master in Business Administration is an academic programme, with courses available during the daytime and is offered on our Brussels campus. With this combination of a professional bachelor and an academic MBA, you are well positioned for a successful future in the business world, with the ideal credentials for an executive job or a management position.