Bachelor

Fiscal Economics

Are you curious about how taxes affect households and businesses? Ever wondered how the government can regulate oil prices or alcohol consumption through taxation? Are you interested in perspectives on taxation both from economics and from law? Fiscal Economics covers all of these things. In this programme, you’ll use economics, accountancy, management and law to analyse the effects of taxes on national and international economies. Working in small groups, you’ll examine up-to-date, real-life problems and come up with practical solutions.

The programme will give you all the preparation you need to pursue a master’s degree in Fiscal Economics, Financial Economics, International Business (specialisation Accountancy or Controlling) and related fields. But you could also launch your career and make your mark on the workforce. Your independence, confidence and critical thinking skills will be a great asset in a career as a tax advisor, tax consultant or tax inspector. And with the ongoing shortage in fiscal economists, your career perspectives will be excellent.

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Although we are happy to be able to welcome students back on campus, we will continue to offer a variety of online experiences to help you get an idea of what it is like to study at the School of Business and Economics. For each programme, there are students with whom you can chat, programme presentations that you can watch and other video content that is relevant for your study choice. We also share the dates of our Online Experience Days with you ánd you can visit the Virtual Open Day. 

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Bachelor's Open Day

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Experience Maastricht University: learn more about the most international university in Europe, find out everything about the study program of your choice and discover our beautiful city. The next Bachelor's Open Day will take place on 5 February, 2022.

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  • Ten years from now, I hope to live and work in New York or Hong Kong
    Gelly Tran (19, the Netherlands), Fiscal Economics

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