Econometrics & Operations Research

Are you an analytically-minded student with talent for simplifying complex problems? Do you like to predict trends, solve problems, and streamline businesses and organisations? Then you should consider a bachelor’s in Econometrics & Operations Research. This programme combines economics and computer science with management and statistical techniques to create an indispensable, in-demand skillset that companies around the world are seeking. This high demand is reinforced by the programme’s international orientation and its integrated semester abroad. Plus, you’ll be studying at one of the best business schools in the world, the ‘Triple-Crown’ accredited School of Business and Economics at Maastricht University. What more could you ask for?

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  • If I could have created my own study programme I would have created Econometrics myself, because I really like mathematics and economics
    Graciëlla van Hamersveld, Econometrics and Operations Research


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      Monday 20 March a delegation from Henkel visited the SBE for a full-day workshop with the second-years students in the Emerging Markets programme. The delegation was led by Marco Hartmann and included three senior managers plus third-year Emerging Markets student Anna Bouwer, who is currently doing her mandatory internship at Henkel and was just about to leave for China where she will spend the next four months. The programme included presentations on Henkels’ digitalization strategy in China, how to integrate business in Iran, and strategies for acquiring business in Russia.

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      Are you an international school alumnus, who has affinity with international schools and who is accurate, motivated, flexible, pro-active and independent. Then you might be interested in this Student Assistant position at the Workgroup International Schools:

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      Do you think you can represent SBE students and staff?
      Upcoming May, the elections for the Faculty Council and University Council will take place. In these councils, students, academic staff and support staff come together. Proposals from the Faculty board or University board will be discussed and you have the legal right to vote on important issues such as the faculty/university wide budget. You will have the opportunity to share your ideas and bring about changes in the faculty/university. Putting yourself up for the elections (both staff and students) can be done during the period 27th of March – 31st of March. See link below for more information! Are you a student, and do you want to have more information? Send an email to

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