In our Master’s specialisation in International Political Economy (IPE) you will uncover the economic and political dimensions of global issues and power struggles behind policy choices.
International Political Economy at Radboud University teaches you to go beyond the surface of daily news and to disentangle deeper global structures of economic growth and the distribution of wealth and power that underlie today’s problems of global economic governance. We challenge you to not only understand and explain ‘the world’, but to view and assess it from the perspectives of different stakeholders, while understanding the social and economic structures and institutions enabling or hindering them in pursuing their objectives.
Why study International Political Economy at Radboud University? •Unique for the Netherlands, our programme is taught by both economists and political scientists. •Being active in academic and applied research, our lecturers incorporate the latest academic developments and practical issues. •Professors and students interact in small groups, thus strengthening the academic atmosphere and enabling you to actively participate in academic research in your Master’s programme. •Combining economics and political science courses, you will acquire the knowledge you need in order to resolve international policy issues and to get a better grip on the underlying political forces. •You can do this programme to obtain a Master’s in Political Science or a Master’s in Economics. Our programme integrates traditional economic approaches with perspectives from international relations and political science.