Masters in Economics in Spain
Study Economics in Spain
If you are looking for a master’s in economics, Spain is a great option. Spain has a wide array of Master's programs open to international students that make it a great place for graduate education. Spain is home to hundreds of higher education institutions, including many top-notch universities like Pompeu Fabra University, Autonomous University of Barcelona and University of Navarra. They all rank in the Top 200 of the Times Higher Education World Rankings for Economics. Other great economics departments are located at Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, University Carlos III of Madrid, University of Barcelona, and CEMFI.
The Spanish educational system balances theory and practice, offering students plentiful hands-on experience mixed with lectures and classroom time. Whether you are interested in earning your Master’s degree in English, Spanish or a combination of the two, you have many programs to choose from. With both MSc Economics and MA Economics degrees available, get a solid training in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics, engage with the rich culture and enjoy international atmosphere in cities like Barcelona, Madrid, Seville, Alicante or Valencia.Find your Master's program now
• Academic year: September– June
• Course length: 1-2 years
• Type of degrees: Master of Science (M.Sc.), Master of Arts (M.A.), Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Postgraduate Diploma
• Fees: between €300 and €3,500/year at public universities, up to €20,000/year at private universities
• Scholarships: MAEC-AECID Grants, La Caixa Foundation Grants, Latin-American Postgraduate University Association (AUIP) Grants, Erasmus Mundus, scholarships from Spanish universities
• Living costs: €700 – €1100 (Madrid and Barcelona most expensive)
• Average starting salary: €32,000 for economists with masters (INOMICS Salary Report)
Highlighted Master's courses in economics in Spain
- Master's Program
Master in Economics - BarcelonaStarts 25 Sep at UB School of Economics, University of Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain
- Master's Program
BSE Master's Programs in Economics, Finance, and Data Science - You can still apply for the September 2023 intake!Starts 1 Sep at Barcelona School of Economics in Barcelona, Spain
- PhD Program, Master's Program
MSc/PhD in Quantitative Economics - University of Alicanteat University of Alicante in Alicante, Spain
- Master's Program
Master in Industrial Economics and MarketsStarts 17 Sep at Department of Economics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid in Madrid, Spain
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