Université catholique de Louvain - Economics School of Louvain (ESL)

The Economics School of Louvain (ESL) is based at UCL-Belgium in Louvain-la-Neuve. It offers top-quality Master's programmes taught by leading academic professors, offering a wide range of advanced and interdisciplinary courses in Macroeconomics / Public Economics / Labour Economics / Industrial Organisation / International Economics / Family Economics / Development Economics/ Econometrics / Game Theory/ Social Choice Theory / Economics of Poverty / The Economics of the Third Sector/ Behavioural Economics.
ESL provides among the best preparations for PhD programmes and high-level professional careers. Alumni praise ESL for the availability of its professors. ESL's key assets comprise i) teaching and research excellence (ESL is in the top 10 in Europe, 1st Belgian economics department in the Tilburg university top 100 worldwide economics schools research ranking) ii) a strong international experience: ESL has developed a network of partner universities for exchanges and double/joint degree master programmes, and iii) a high level of research underpinning teaching carried out in internationally renowned centers.
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Collège L. H. Dupriez, 3 Place Montesquieu

Louvain-la-Neuve, BE