Business & Economics in Europe
Although attention has shifted to fast-growing economies like India, China and Brazil, the European Union is the world’s largest economy. The US and Europe form the largest bilateral trade partnership in the world, with total US investment in the EU three times higher than in all of Asia. The Business & Economics in Europe programme is designed to give business and economics students a greater understanding of the international business practices in Europe and the economic policies of the European Union.
And what better place to study business and economics than in Maastricht, the Netherlands? International trade has long been a central aspect of the Dutch economy and its strong reputation continues today. World famous companies such as Philips, DSM, Unilever, Heineken, Shell and ING are key players in the global marketplace and the Netherlands has the highest level of foreign direct investment per capita in the world. Maastricht gained international fame as the birthplace of the European Union and the Euro, and is located between major centres of European economics, business and banking in Brussels, London, Frankfurt and Amsterdam. It is the ideal place for educating and training the global business leaders and economists of tomorrow.