A closer look at the MSc in Economics class of 2021

The UB School of Economics has welcomed 26 new students on the MSc in Economics. The large majority of our students come from Europe (58%), followed by South America (15%), Asia (11%), North America (8%) and Middle East (9%). Altogether, there are 11 nationalities represented in the class. The average age is 25 years old. This diverse group of people will now pursue a cutting-edge master’s degree programme, designed to train and educate young economists to undertake top research in Economics.

Students enrolled on the MSc in Economics typically have an undergraduate degree in Economics (65%). Other students have a bachelor degree in Business (15%), while some have studied Engineering (8%) or Mathematics (4%). They come from some of the best universities in the world, including the University of Buenos Aires, Humboldt University of Berlin, Lancaster University, University of Barcelona and Polytechnic University of Catalonia.

Additionally, five Erasmus+ students will join the MSc in Economics class during the first semester of this academic year, and three during the second semester. Specifically, the Erasmus+ students come from the following partner institutions: Aix-Marseille University, Catholic University of Milan, University of Amsterdam and University of Copenhagen.

The director of the programme, Dr Joan Calzada, welcomed the new class of MSc in Economics students on September 27th. During the session, students received guidance about the programme and all the university resources and services available for them.

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