Econometrics and Operations Research

Quantitative analysis for today and tomorrow

The master's programme in Econometrics and Operations Research at the VU Campus offers you an opportunity to develop your quantitative skills for their use in Finance, Marketing, Economics and Business.

Econometrics and Operations Research opens a window to a complicated world that provides insights on which people, businesses and governments base their decisions. Econometrics is the science and art of using statistical methods to analyze financial, marketing and economic data, nowadays often Big Data. Operations Research is the science and art of making better decisions in economics, management and finance using mathematical methods.

Econometrics specializations

  • Econometric Theory
    Explore and master the active research field of econometrics
  • Financial Econometrics
    Study the econometric methods used on a daily basis in the financial industry, and become the quantitative financial specialist
  • Marketing Data Science
    Learn how data science can improve marketing strategies and gain a quantitative edge in the e-commerce of tomorrow
  • Quantitative Economics
    Explore the intersections of economics and econometrics; the crossroads of applied econometrics, microeconomics, macroeconomics and macrofinance

Operations Research specializations

Overview Econometrics and Operations Research

Language of instruction



1 year

Tuition fee

Application deadline

1 June / International degree students: 1 April (different deadlines may hold for other category students)

Start date

1 September

Study type


Field of Interest

Economics, Business and Law


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