Tinbergen Institute offers a Research Master’s Program (MPhil) with three tracks: a track in economics, a track in econometrics and a track in finance.

In the first year, all tracks offer rigorous training in the core subjects and tools of economics, econometrics and finance. In the second year, students specialize in their choice from the institute’s many fields of research through field course work and MPhil thesis research. Students who perform well in the MPhil program usually continue in the three-year PhD program. Students in the PhD program typically spend most or all of their time on research.