On successful completion of this track you will obtain the degree of Master of Science in European Economic Studies.
All courses combine economic analysis with empirical assessment and critical in-depth reviews of EU policies and, where relevant, of the European economy in general. The programme focuses on European economic policies, but several courses also examine extensively the implications for business strategy.
- DUMONT B. & PIETRAS J. - Economics of European Integration : From Theory to Practice (30/20h)
- CLAICI A. & KOVO D. - Economics of European Competition Policy (30h)
- CODOGNO L. - EU Macroeconomics (30h)
- CLAEYS P. - Advanced Applied Econometrics (30h) or
- Erik VANDERMAREL - EU and International Trade (30h)
- DE GROEN P. & MARQUES A. - European Banking (30h)
- LARCH M. - Fiscal and Taxation Policies in the EU (20h)
- HIEBERT P. & VANSTEENKISTE I. - Sustainable Finance in the EU (30h)
Optional courses (2 from the list below)
- CASEY J.-P. & NADRY D. - The Economics of European Financial Regulation and Supervision (30h)
- AYALA M. & SOUCHAUD A. - FinTech and the Transformation of Digital Services in the EU (30h)
- JONKERS K. - EU Economic Policy Advice : Case Analyses (30h)
- BUCCIROSSI P. - Actions for Damages : Quantification of Harm (30h)
- PELKMANS J. - Economics of EU Network Industries (30h)
In the second semester, 3 compact seminars are offered. Attendance is optional (no ECTS credits are awarded):
- van de WERVE T. - Business Interest Representation in the EU (15h)
- DE ROCK B. - The Impact of Hand-to-Mouth Consumers on European Fiscal and Monetary Policy (8h)
- PALANZA F. & TINAGLI A. - The EIB and its Role in the EU Development Cooperation (6h)
European General Studies
- Students must also write a Master’s Thesis
The College of Europe reserves the right to modify its academic programmes at all times.