Career prospects

After your studies

Our Bachelor's programme in Economics and Business Economics provides an extensive educational programme. Graduates of this track often find employment all over the world, in fields varying from financial institutions and the business world to non-profit organisations and governments.

Graduates are well-qualified for filling managerial positions in the international business world, at consultancies, and in governments. Many graduates combine consultancy and research tasks into one career. One graduate becomes an entrepreneur, whereas another may opt for a career as policy adviser, analyst or investment consultant.

Possible occupations

  • International economic policy officer at the European Central Bank
  • Business economist at an international non-profit or company
  • Financial economic policy officer at a financial consultancy

Continuing your studies

After obtaining your Bachelor's degree you can enter the labor market. However, most students opt to continue on to a Master's degree. Obtaining a Master's degree gives you several advantages, including increasing your career opportunities. With a bachelor's degree in Economics and Business Economics at Radboud University you can progress to: 


Labor market orientation: put your degree to work!

To prepare you for the job market, Radboud University offers various forms of labor market orientation, so that you can start planning your future during your studies.

For example, every faculty has a Career Service, where you can go with questions about and help with labor market orientation. They offer career advice interviews and skills training, among other things. You can also contact them if you want to gain a few months of practical experience by doing an internship.